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Metronet Named Kentucky’s Fastest Internet Speeds

Metronet, the nation’s largest independently owned, 100 percent fiber optic provider, today announced its future-proof 100 percent fiber optic internet has been ranked the fastest internet service provider (ISP) in Kentucky. According to recently released data from Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence®, Metronet ranked as “Fastest Internet Service Provider in Kentucky” with a median download speed of 205.87 megabits per second (Mbps) for Q2 2022. With Metronet’s symmetrical upload and download speeds, Metronet customers experience upload speeds that are the exact same as the ultra-high-speed download speed they receive directly to their home or business.

“Ultra-high-speed internet connections have become a necessary part of everyday life. With streaming, gaming, online work and school having become so popular, it’s important for customers to trust that their ISP is providing them with best state-of-the-art technology,” said John Cinelli, Metronet CEO. “Metronet’s future-proof technology provides medium and small cities throughout Kentucky with service that will soon scale to provide access to multi-gigabit speeds. We are thrilled to provide the communities we serve with access to the fastest speeds in Kentucky.”

Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence® also ranked Metronet as Fastest U.S. Non-National Top Fixed Broadband Provider in Iowa.

As a leading fiber optic internet provider, Metronet and its affiliates provide future-proof 100 percent fiber optic internet speeds to more than 250 communities across 16 states. With its expanded presence in Kentucky, Metronet will continue to support more communities across the state with access to a 100 percent fiber optic infrastructure that has the ability to provide multi-gigabit speeds of up to 5GB through XGS PON technology.

City officials interested in adding their community to Metronet’s growing list of “Certified Gigabit Cities Powered by Metronet” may visit or contact Kathy Scheller, Metronet Director of Business Development/Government Affairs at or at 812-760-9228.

All information is based on the analysis provided by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for median download speeds in Kentucky Q2 2022. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

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 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 5GB 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

*Editor’s Note: Metronet serves many communities throughout Kentucky, including Berea, Lexington, Midway, Nicholasville, Richmond, Versailles, and Wilmore.


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