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Metronet Launches Ultra-Fast Fiber Optic Internet in James City

JAMES CITY, NC.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metronet today announced that residents and businesses in James City now have access to 100% fiber optic internet with access to Metronet’s multi-gigabit service. As Metronet’s service becomes available throughout the community, residents will have access to speeds up to 2 gigabits; and businesses may access speeds up to 10 gigabits. Customers located in Metronet’s initial construction areas may now sign up for service installation online at metronet.com/check-availability.

“As we continue to deliver service to more communities throughout North Carolina, we are pleased to add James City to our Metronet family,” said Telly Whitfield, Metronet’s Director of Government Affairs. “With access to our ultra-high-speed internet, James City will have the opportunity to tap into an infrastructure that will promote a better online experience whether gaming, streaming, working, or learning online. Metronet was designed with communities like James City in mind, and we look forward to helping this community thrive.”

As construction continues throughout James City, residents in construction areas will receive 30 days advance notice by mail regarding construction activity in their neighborhood. Residents will also receive additional messaging, such as yard signs, to notify residents when construction is beginning in their neighborhood. Metronet crews are marked by ID tags and branded vehicles. To check the status of Metronet’s construction in your area, please visit metronet.com/check-availability.

Metronet plans to hire local market management positions, sales and customer service professionals and service technicians to support James City. 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 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.


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