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MetroNet Names John Pipkin New Market Leader for Florida

MetroNet today announced that John Pipkin has joined the fiber optic provider as Florida Market Leader to supervise the state’s fiber optic infrastructure, continued growth and development. Pipkin joins the nation’s largest independently owned, 100 percent fiber optic provider from Comcast where he served as a Community Account Representative of the Big South Region. Pipkin’s experience and expertise will help guide MetroNet in providing future-proofed speeds and superior customer service to Florida customers.

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John Pipkin, MetroNet Florida Market Lead. (Photo: Business Wire)

John Pipkin, MetroNet Florida Market Lead. (Photo: Business Wire)

“I am excited to continue providing MetroNet’s 100 percent fiber optic network throughout the Sunshine State,” said Pipkin. “I am looking forward to bringing our future-proofed services to more residents and businesses throughout the state to aid in economic development while ensuring that residents, schools and businesses have access to the most reliable and fast internet speeds available.”

Pipkin has more than 10 years’ experience in the sales, marketing and communications industry with proven results in business marketing, sales, communications training and development with Comcast, American Income Life Insurance Company and Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Pipkin will oversee MetroNet’s current Florida market including Tallahassee. MetroNet is actively building out the 100 percent fiber optic infrastructure that will provide fiber internet, TV and phone services to residents and businesses throughout the state.

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About MetroNet:

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 120 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin, and Missouri. 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


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