Metronet today announced that residents and businesses in Tallahassee are the first in the state to have access to their upgraded, multi-gigabit service. In addition to Metronet’s current offerings of 1 gigabit per second, speeds up to 2 gigabits are now available for residents; businesses may choose speeds of up to 10 gigabits. All Metronet speeds are symmetrical, which is vital for high quality video conferencing, gaming and online learning. The updates to multi-gigabit speeds were made with no disruption to the current Tallahassee infrastructure.
“Metronet is proud to officially deploy access to multi-gigabit speeds throughout Tallahassee,” said Bill Gilliam, Metronet’s Florida General Manager. “Multi-gigabit speeds are a game changer for the communities we serve while providing residents and businesses with service that will continue to support the continued growth and economic development of Tallahassee for years to come. Coupled with our exceptional customer service, our multi-gigabit symmetrical speeds will provide this community with an internet experience that they can rely on.”
Residents and businesses throughout Tallahassee have access to the fastest symmetrical speeds available. According to data from Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence®, Metronet is raked the “Fastest Internet Service Provider in Tallahassee.” In the coming months, other communities throughout Metronet’s 16-state service area will join Tallahassee with access to multi-gigabit speeds. Those interested may visit metronet.com to check service availability for their address.
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@metronet.com or at 423-280-9031.
*Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data in Tallahassee median download speeds for Q3 2022. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.
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 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.
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