BRIAN, Texas, Dec. 14, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MetroNet announced today that residential construction has begun on MetroNet’s 100% fiber-optic infrastructure in the City of Bryan .MetroNet will fully fund a multi-million dollar investment to provide residents and businesses with ultra-fast fiber internet access.Upon completion, the City of Bryan will be named a Certified Gigabit City with MetroNet’s future-proof fiber network.
Bryan residents will see residential construction near Manchester Avenue this week and will expand rapidly as the first customers come online in spring 2022.As construction continues throughout the community, customers can sign up for a pre-sale, which will indicate their interest and prioritize installations when they become available.Those interested in MetroNet services can visit www.MetroNetInc.com/signup to be notified when their address is available for installation and access to pre-sale.
“The City of Bryan is pleased to assist MetroNet in implementing a 100 percent fiber-optic network to provide reliable and fast Internet service to our residents and businesses,” said Mayor Andrew Nelson.”Bryan is one step closer to becoming a Certified Gigabit City.”
“We are delighted to receive a warm welcome from the City of Bryan,” said John Cinelli, CEO of MetroNet. “At MetroNet, we believe in providing unparalleled gigabit speeds to the communities we serve to support higher quality of life.By using MetroNet’s ultra-fast service, Bryan will be well positioned for continued growth and economic development.We look forward to working hand in hand with the city as construction progresses.”
MetroNet delivers fiber directly to homes and businesses in underserved communities in the U.S. with affordable, symmetrical speeds up to 10 Gb without long-term contracts.The company expects its network to serve more than 1 million homes and businesses in the short term, providing hundreds of communities with additional service options.
MetroNet is one of the fastest growing fiber optic high-speed broadband service providers in the United States and is known for excellent customer service from its strong local presence.Residents and businesses interested in MetroNet services can visit building.MetroNetInc.com to receive construction updates in their area.
Residents of construction zones will receive information by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood 30 days before the start, and the company provides additional information, such as yard signs, to let residents know when the temporary construction process begins in their neighborhood.MetroNet staff are marked by ID tags and branded vehicles.
For more information about the City of Brian’s efforts to expand access to MetroNet high-speed Internet service, visit www.bryantx.gov/broadband and construction.MetroNetInc.com.
About MetroNet: MetroNet is the largest independently owned 100% fiber optic company in the United States, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana.This customer-focused company provides cutting-edge fiber-optic communications services, including high-speed fiber-optic Internet, full-featured fiber-optic telephony, and fiber-optic IPTV with a variety of programming.MetroNet started in 2005 with a fiber optic network in Greencastle, Indiana, and has since grown into Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North More than 120 communities in the Carolinas and Virginia serve and network.Texas, Wisconsin and Missouri.MetroNet is committed to bringing state-of-the-art telecommunications services to communities—equivalent or better than those offered in metropolitan areas.MetroNet was named by PC Mag as one of the 10 Fastest ISPs in the North Central US in 2020 and the Top 10 ISPs with the Best Gaming Quality Index in 2021.Broadband Now has ranked MetroNet as the 3 fastest internet provider and fastest fiber provider in the nation for 2020 and the number one fastest mid-size internet provider in both states for 2020.In 2020, MetroNet received the Vectren Energy Security Mining Partner Award from Vectren.For more information, visit www.MetroNetinc.com.
Editor’s Note: Media is invited to MetroNet’s kick-off event on December 16, 2021 at 10:00 am with MetroNet representatives.Construction will take place on Manchester Avenue.Please notify Katie@RunSwitchPR.com if you are able to attend.
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