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Metronet Launches 100% Fiber Optic Speeds in Lakeville; Residents Now Eligible for Service

LAKEVILLE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metronet today announced that residents and businesses in initial construction areas throughout Lakeville now have access to 100% fiber optic internet. As Metronet’s service becomes available throughout the city, residents will have access to multi-gigabit speeds up to 2 gigabits; and businesses will have access to speeds up to 10 gigabits.

By harnessing the power of 100% fiber optic internet, customers can enjoy lightning-fast service that directly links to their homes or businesses, experiencing seamless connectivity with symmetrical upload and download speeds, ensuring a buffer-free online experience. Residents and businesses within Metronet’s initial construction areas can now conveniently sign up for service installation online at metronet.com/check-availability.

"We're excited to launch our services in Lakeville, connecting more Minnesota communities to lightning-fast fiber optic internet," said Craig Zimmerman, Metronet's Government Affairs Manager. "As we hook up our first customers in Lakeville, we're grateful for the incredible support from the community. We can't wait to bring Lakeville into the high-speed internet era, ensuring that residents have an exceptional online experience for both work and play."

Lakeville residents will see Metronet trucks throughout the area as construction activities expand throughout the community. Residents will receive communication by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood 30 days prior to starting. Additional messaging, such as yard signs, will also be provided to notify residents of when construction is beginning in their neighborhood. Metronet crews are identified by ID tags and branded Metronet vehicles.

Metronet plans to hire local market management positions, sales and customer service professionals and service technicians to support the Lakeville area. Those interested in joining the Metronet team can visit metronet.com/careers to search available positions and to submit applications.

City officials interested in adding their community to Metronet’s growing list of “Certified Gigabit Cities 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 at 423-280-9031.

About Metronet:

Metronet is a 100% fiber optic company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, and has quickly grown to become the nation’s largest independently owned 100% fiber optic provider. 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. Cablefax has named Metronet as the 2023 Fiber Provider of the Year. Metronet has also been recognized by PCMag as the Fastest Major ISP in 2023 and as one of the Top 10 ISPs with Best Gaming Quality Index in 2021. For more information, visit metronet.com/check-availability.


Katie Custer