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City officials join MetroNet to celebrate activation of company’s fiber optic network in Lexington

MetroNet today celebrated the official activation of its 100% fiber optic internet, TV and phone services in the City of Lexington at a grand opening ceremony at the company’s new retail location on West Tiverton Way. John Cinelli, the company’s president, was joined by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and members of the MetroNet executive team as they cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially activate the...

Metronet announces hiring of key personnel to oversee Lexington service area expansion

As part of its efforts to make Lexington the nation’s largest gigabit city, MetroNet today announced the hiring of several key players to their Lexington team. These founding team members will represent and help grow MetroNet in Lexington. • Darrick Zucco, General Manager. Zucco is a Senior Business Executive with 20 years of strong general management, new business development, product management,...

Construction of MetroNet’s new fiber optic network will make Lexington nation’s largest gigabit city

Mayor Jim Gray on Tuesday announced an agreement with MetroNet to build a fiber-optic network in Lexington, making good on his promise to give citizens a new choice in television providers, and to transform Lexington into a gigabit city with ultrafast internet access that will attract high tech businesses and good jobs. Indiana-based MetroNet plans to start building its fiber-optic network in January...