EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetroNet today announced Chuck Muller, MetroNet’s Director of Safety and Quality Assurance, was recently appointed to the Ohio811 Board of Directors. Chuck will represent telecommunications on the Ohio811 board. This appointment comes after MetroNet’s announcement to construct a $30 million fiber optic network just north of Dayton including Tipp City, Troy, Vandalia, Englewood, Union, Clayton and West Milton. Construction is well underway and new installations are expected to begin this fall. Customers can inquire about services and see the status of construction activity at https://construction.metronetinc.com/cct.
Founded in 1972, Ohio811 is a free statewide system, designed to save time, money, costly lawsuits, and dramatically reduce accidental damage to underground utilities by providing a free number, 811, for residents and businesses to call to submit a locate request and have utility lines clearly marked. The non-profit corporation is comprised of 21 industry leaders from a variety of utility companies throughout Ohio. The board members specialize in utility damage prevention.
“Along with MetroNet’s commitment to provide state-of-the-art telecommunication services to communities, the board members of Ohio811 are dedicated to ensuring public safety and reducing the number of damage incidents statewide,” said MetroNet Vice President of Safety, Government Affairs and Quality Assurance, George Kemp. “We are thrilled to have one of our own serving such an important role on this board. With Chuck’s expertise and experience, he will be a great asset to the Ohio811 Board of Directors.”
“I am humbled and honored to be the most recent appointee to such an important organization,” said Chuck Muller, Director of Safety and Quality Assurance at MetroNet Inc. “I appreciate the opportunity to continue serving my local community as a member of the Ohio811 Board of Directors and look forward to representing the telecommunications sector of the organization.”
For more information about Ohio811, visit https://www.oups.org/.
MetroNet is a 100% Fiber Optic Company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. The customer-focused company provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet, full-featured Fiber Phone, and Fiber IPTV with a wide variety of programming. MetroNet started in 2005 with one fiber optic network in Greencastle, Indiana, and has since grown to serving and constructing networks in nearly 100 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Florida. 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. MetroNet has been named in the top 50 small and medium companies on Glassdoor and has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing MetroNet among the Best Places to Work in 2020. For more information visit www.MetroNetinc.com.