BEAVERCREEK, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetroNet today announced plans to build a fiber optic network in Beavercreek, Ohio, bringing symmetrical Gigabit speed internet to the area. Evansville, IN.-based, MetroNet is the largest independently owned, 100 percent fiber optic platform in North America. MetroNet will invest up to $15 million to fully fund a network that will bring fiber-to-the-home broadband services directly to residents and businesses across the city and surrounding areas. The City of Beavercreek project represents MetroNet’s 11th city build in Ohio.
“The City of Beavercreek is excited to welcome MetroNet to the community,” said Pete Landrum, City Manager. “MetroNet’s presence in Beavercreek will bring more competition to the area and offer residents and business owners additional options when choosing an internet, TV and phone provider.”
MetroNet builds and manages state-of-the-art fiber optic networks connected directly to homes and businesses in more than 100 communities across 12 states. The fast-growing company is known for reliable and symmetrical high-speed internet connections, friendly service and fair pricing with no long-term contracts.
MetroNet anticipates that the nearly two-year construction plan will begin this fall.
“MetroNet is proud to add Beavercreek to our growing list of Gigabit Cities across Ohio and the United States. We appreciate the opportunity to serve even more Ohio residents and business owners,” said John Cinelli, MetroNet CEO. “We are grateful that Mayor Bob Stone and the business friendly community saw the value of provider choices and understand the impact of high speed broadband on the economic growth of their community. As the nation’s largest and fastest growing, independently owned fiber optic company, we understand the importance of providing our Gigabit Cities with symmetrical and reliable high-speed broadband services.”
Other Ohio communities MetroNet services include Englewood, Huber Heights, Tipp City, Toledo, Covington, Troy, Union, Vandalia, West Milton and Clayton.
Residents and businesses that are interested in MetroNet services may visit MetroNetInc.com to indicate interest and receive updates on construction throughout their community. MetroNet plans to have a storefront location in Beavercreek to serve as the command center for customer service and sales.
In new MetroNet markets, residents receive communication by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood 30 days prior to starting and the company provides additional messaging, such as yard signs, to let residents know when the temporary construction process is beginning in their neighborhood. MetroNet crews are marked by ID tags and branded vehicles.
Additionally, MetroNet plans to hire local market management positions, sales and customer service professionals, and service technicians to support the Beavercreek area. For those interested in joining the MetroNet team, visit metronetinc.com/careers to search available positions and submit applications.
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, 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 more than 100 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, and Wisconsin. 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. 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 www.MetroNetinc.com.
About the City of Beavercreek:
The City of Beavercreek is a fast-growing community located in the Miami Valley. The city encompasses 27.7 square miles with an estimated population of 47,741 people, and has become a sustained benchmark for successful economic growth within the Dayton region. While the Beavercreek area was first settled in the early 1800s, the city itself was incorporated in 1980. Beavercreek is home to The Mall at Fairfield Commons, The Greene Town Center, numerous research and manufacturing firms, along with many businesses and wonderful residential neighborhoods. Visit beavercreekohio.gov for more information.