NORFOLK, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metronet, the nation’s largest independently owned 100% fiber optic provider, today announced it has been ranked the fastest internet service provider (ISP) in Norfolk. According to recently released data from Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence®, Metronet was ranked the “Fastest Internet Service Provider in Norfolk” with a median download speed of 329.79 megabits per second (Mbps) and median upload speed of 272.39 Mbps for Q2 2023.
“By bringing access to reliable, symmetrical gigabit speeds to Norfolk, we are equipping residents and businesses throughout the community to have the best online experience available,” said Telly Whitfield, Metronet Government Affairs Director. "As we continue to deliver ultra-high-speed fiber optic internet to customers in Norfolk, we look forward to continuing to serve the community, powering its widespread growth and development from inside the home to the office and beyond.”
As a leading fiber optic internet provider, Metronet and its affiliates provide ultra-high-speed 100% fiber optic internet speeds to more than 250 communities throughout 16 states. Metronet supports Norfolk with access to a 100% fiber optic infrastructure providing multi-gigabit speeds up to 10 gigabits with symmetrical upload and download speeds.
City officials interested in adding their community to Metronet’s growing list of “Certified Gigabit City 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 call 423-280-9031.
*Fastest internet claims are based on the analysis provided by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for median download and upload speeds in Norfolk Q2 2023. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.
Metronet is the nation’s largest independently owned, 100% 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 www.Metronet.com.