HAVELOCK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metronet today announced that 100% fiber optic internet is now available to residents and businesses in initial construction areas throughout Havelock. As Metronet progresses through the construction process, service will be made available to more homes and businesses throughout the city. With access to service, residents will have access to multi-gigabit speeds up to 2 gigabits and businesses will have access to speeds up to 10 gigabits.
With access to 100% fiber optic internet, customers will experience ultra-high-speed service that connects directly to their home or business, bringing symmetrical upload and download speeds right to their device, free of buffering. Customers located in Metronet’s initial construction areas may now sign up for service installation online at metronet.com.
“We are thrilled to officially begin connecting residents in Havelock to our 100% fiber optic network as service installations start in the community,” said Telly Whitfield, Metronet Government Affairs Director. “As we’ve worked to bring our 100% service and another provider option to Havelock, we’re grateful for the support we’ve received from the community. Metronet is ready to serve Havelock and deliver our unparalleled fiber optic speeds, reliability, and customer service to residents and businesses throughout the community.”
Havelock residents will see Metronet trucks throughout the area as construction activities expand throughout the community. Residents will receive communication by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood 30 days prior to starting. Additional messaging, such as yard signs, will also be provided to notify residents of when construction is beginning in their neighborhood. Metronet crews are identified by ID tags and branded Metronet vehicles.
Metronet plans to hire local market management positions, sales and customer service professionals and service technicians to support the Havelock area. Those interested in joining the Metronet team can visit metronet.com/careers to search available positions and to submit applications.
City officials interested in adding their community to Metronet’s growing list of “Certified Gigabit Cities Powered by Metronet” may visit metronet.com/gigabit-city or contact Eddie Massengale, Metronet Sr. Director of Business Development & Government Affairs at Eddie.Massengale@metronetinc.com or at 423-280-9031.
Metronet is a 100% fiber optic company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, and has quickly grown to become the nation’s largest independently owned 100% fiber optic provider. 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. Cablefax has named Metronet as the 2023 Fiber Provider of the Year. Metronet has also been recognized by PCMag as the Fastest Major ISP in 2023 and as one of the Top 10 ISPs with Best Gaming Quality Index in 2021. For more information, visit www.Metronet.com.