Metronet introduces symmetrical multi-gigabit speeds of up to 10 gigs in New Bern

NEW BERN, NC–(BUSINESS WIRE). In addition to Metronet’s current offerings of 1 gigabits per second, speeds of up to 2 gigabits are now available for residents; Businesses can choose speeds up to 10 gigabits. Customers in Metronet’s early development areas can now register for the installation by visiting

“Now residents and businesses can connect at the speed they need at a time when fast, reliable internet is critical,” said John Autry, Regional Sales Manager, Community Development. “Metronet’s future-proof infrastructure has a direct positive impact on New Bern’s continued growth and economic development and now provides the city with access to the fastest multi-gigabit internet service available.”

While the construction work is ongoing, residents in development areas will be informed by mail 30 days in advance of the construction activity in their neighborhood. Metronet offers additional messages, such as B. Courtyard signs to inform residents of the start of construction in their neighborhood. Metronet crews are identified by ID tags and branded vehicles.

Please visit to check Metronet construction status in your area and to sign up for notifications when Metronet services are available for installation in your home or business.

City officials interested in adding their community to Metronet’s growing list of Certified Gigabit Cities Powered by Metronet can visit or Eddie Massengale, Metronet Sr. Director of Business Development & Government Affairs at Eddie.Massengale Contact @metronet .com or at 423-280-9031.

About Metronet:

Metronet is the largest independent, 100 percent fiber optic company in the United States, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. The customer-centric company provides state-of-the-art fiber optic communications services, including high-speed fiber optic internet and full-featured fiber optic telephone. Metronet started in 2005 with a fiber optic network in Greencastle, Indiana. Since then, Metronet and its subsidiaries have grown to serve and build networks in more than 250 communities in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico and Louisiana. Metronet is committed to providing communities with state-of-the-art telecommunications services – services that are comparable or superior to those found in major metropolitan areas. By offering XGS PON technology, Metronet can easily lead its communities into the future of multi-gigabit service. Metronet was named by PC Mag as one of the Top 10 Fastest ISPs in North Central United States in 2020 and the Top 10 ISPs with the Index for Best Gaming Quality in 2021. broadband now ranked Metronet as the top 3 fastest internet providers and fastest fiber optic providers in the nation for 2020 and the fastest mid-size internet provider in two states for 2020. In 2020, Metronet was awarded the Vectren Energy Safe Digging Partner Award by Vectren. Visit for more information.

*Editor’s note: If you’d like to speak to one of Metronet’s early customers in New Bern about their experience with Metronet’s ultra-fast fiber optic internet, please let us know and we’ll set up the connection for an interview.