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Metronet Boosts Berea with Symmetrical, Multi-Gigabit Speeds Up to 10 Gigabits

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December 15, 2022 GMT

BEREA, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 15, 2022--

Metronet today announced that residents and businesses throughout Berea are the first in the state to have access to even faster internet speeds with Metronet’s ultra-high-speed multi-gigabit service. In addition to Metronet’s current offerings of 1 gigabit per second, residents may now access speeds up to 2 gigabits; businesses may choose speeds up to 10 gigabits. All Metronet speeds are symmetrical, which is vital for high quality video conferencing, gaming and online learning.

The updates to multi-gigabit speeds were made with no disruption to the current Berea infrastructure. Those interested in upgrading to Metronet’s multi-gigabit speeds may call Customer Care at 1-855-977-4609.

“Metronet has been on a mission to ensure that the underserved communities have access to ultra-high-speed fiber optic internet, further improving the way we keep in touch with friends and family, work and learn, and stream and game online,” said John Autry, Metronet Regional Sales Manager. “With access to a reliable, multi-gigabit infrastructure, Berea’s residents and businesses have the opportunity to scale to higher speeds on a reliable infrastructure that will support the community well into the future.”

Residents and businesses throughout Berea have access to the fastest symmetrical speeds available. According to data from Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence®, Metronet is ranked the “Fastest Internet Service Provider in Kentucky.” In the coming months, other communities throughout Metronet’s 16-state service area will join Berea with access to multi-gigabit speeds. Those interested in upgrading may visit to check service availability for their address.

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

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. For more information, visit

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