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Metronet Again Named Iowa's Fastest Internet Service Provider

DAVENPORT, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metronet, the nation’s largest independently owned 100% fiber optic provider, today announced it has been ranked the fastest internet service provider (ISP) in Iowa. According to recently released data from Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence®, Metronet was ranked the “Fastest Internet Service Provider in Iowa” with a median download speed of 241.55 megabits per second (Mbps) and median upload speed of 209.67 Mbps for Q1 2023.

“In an increasingly online world, the rapidly growing number of technology offerings require ultra-high-speed internet. Metronet is proud to provide the fastest internet speeds in Iowa to more than two dozen communities throughout the state,” said Craig Zimmerman, Metronet Government Affairs Manager. “Our reliable, 100% fiber optic network delivers consistent connectivity within the communities we serve, providing the future of technology through multi-gigabit speeds that have become key to working, learning and entertaining online.”

As a leading fiber optic internet provider, Metronet and its affiliates provide ultra-high-speed 100% fiber optic internet speeds to more than 250 communities throughout 16 states. With an expanded presence in Iowa, Metronet will continue to support more communities throughout the state with access to a 100% fiber optic infrastructure providing multi-gigabit speeds up to 10 gigabits with symmetrical upload and download speeds.

City officials interested in adding their community to Metronet’s growing list of “Certified Gigabit City Powered by Metronet” may visit metronet.com/gigabit-city or contact Eddie Massengale, Metronet Sr. Director of Business Development & Government Affairs at Eddie.Massengale@metronet.com or call 423-280-9031.

Fastest internet claims are based on the analysis provided by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for median download and upload speeds in Iowa Q1 2023. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

About Metronet:

Metronet is the nation’s largest independently owned, 100% fiber optic company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. The customer-focused company provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet and full-featured Fiber Phone. Metronet started in 2005 with one fiber optic network in Greencastle, Indiana. Since then, Metronet and its affiliates have grown to serve and construct networks in more than 250 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, and Louisiana. Metronet is committed to bringing state-of-the-art telecommunication services to communities — services that are comparable or superior to those offered in large metropolitan areas. By offering XGS PON technology, Metronet can easily carry its communities into the future of multi-gigabit service. Metronet has been recognized by PC Mag as one of the Top 10 Fastest ISPs in North Central United States in 2020 and Top 10 ISPs with Best Gaming Quality Index in 2021. Broadband Now has recognized Metronet as the Top 3 Fastest Internet Providers and Fastest Fiber Providers in the Nation in 2020, and #1 Fastest Mid-Sized Internet Provider in two states in 2020. In 2020, Metronet was awarded the Vectren Energy Safe Digging Partner Award from Vectren. For more information, visit metronet.com/check-availability.


Katie Custer