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Metronet Named Iowa's Fastest Internet Service Provider

DAVENPORT, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metronet, the nation’s largest independently owned, 100 percent fiber optic provider, today announced its future-proof 100 percent fiber optic internet has been ranked the fastest internet service provider (ISP) in Iowa. According to recently released data from Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence®, Metronet ranked as “Fastest Internet Service Provider in Iowa” with a median download speed of 230.76 megabits per second (Mbps) for Q4 2022.

“As our lives become even more reliant upon technology and internet that can keep up, Metronet has delivered on that need by providing the fastest internet speeds in Iowa to more than two dozen communities throughout the state,” said John Cinelli, Metronet CEO. “Our future-proof infrastructure has allowed us to scale our multi-gigabit speeds to many of the communities we serve, giving them access to the level of service that is essential to work, learn and entertain.”

As a leading fiber optic internet provider, Metronet and its affiliates provide future-proof 100 percent 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 percent fiber optic infrastructure that has the ability to provide multi-gigabit speeds of up to 10GB, allowing for access to faster, symmetrical upload and download speeds.

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.

Fastest internet claims are based on the analysis provided by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for median download speeds in Iowa Q4 2022. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

About Metronet:

Metronet is the nation’s largest independently owned, 100 percent 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.

*Editor’s Note: Metronet serves many communities throughout Iowa, including Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Bettendorf, Carlisle, Clive, Coralville, Davenport, Des Moines, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale, Gilbert, Grimes, Hampton, Iowa City, Iowa Falls, Jewell, Johnston, Le Claire, Mason City, Mitchellville, Nevada, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Raymond, Saylorville, Sheffield, Sioux City, Urbandale and Waterloo.


Katie Custer