Press Release

Kentwood, Michigan – September 12, 2023 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Metronet today announced that 100% fiber optic internet is now available to residents and businesses in initial construction areas throughout Kentwood. As Metronet’s service becomes available throughout the city, residents will have access to multi-gigabit speeds up to 2 gigabits; and businesses may access speeds up to 10 gigabits.

With access to 100% fiber optic internet, customers will experience ultra-high-speed service that connects directly to their home or business, bringing symmetrical upload and download speeds right to your device, free of buffering. Customers located in Metronet’s initial construction areas may now sign up for service installation online at

“We are pleased to announce the beginning of Metronet’s service installations in Kentwood, bringing 100% fiber optic connectivity directly throughout the community, creating the best online experience available,” said Ben Ruzick, Metronet Government Affairs Director. “As we’ve worked to power Kentwood, we’re grateful for the steadfast support we’ve received from the community. As residents and businesses are connected to our network, they will gain access to future-proof speeds with reliable internet service, tailored to fit every customer’s needs.”

Kentwood residents will see Metronet trucks throughout the area as construction activities expand throughout the community. Residents will receive communication by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood 30 days prior to starting. Additional messaging, such as yard signs, will also be provided to notify residents of when construction is beginning in their neighborhood. Metronet crews are identified by ID tags and branded Metronet vehicles.

Metronet plans to hire local market management positions, sales and customer service professionals and service technicians to support the Kentwood area. Those interested in joining the Metronet team can visit to search available positions and to submit applications.

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

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