Press Release

St. Joseph, Missouri — February 6, 2023 — Metronet today announced that residents and businesses throughout St. Joseph now have access to Metronet’s multi-gigabit 100 percent fiber optic internet with service installation now available. In addition to Metronet’s current offerings of 1 gigabit per second, speeds up to 2 gigabits are now available for residents; businesses may choose speeds of up to 10 gigabits. Customers located in Metronet’s initial construction areas may now sign up to be installed by visiting

“As the need for reliable high-speed internet for work, education and entertainment only increases, Metronet is ecstatic to bring our future-proof fiber optic network to St. Joseph as we begin service installations,” said Eric Vyncke, Metronet Regional Sales Manager, Community Development. “We look forward to seeing the tangible impact of our service throughout the city, powering up St. Joseph and its homes and businesses with service every member of the family will feel the impact of while staying connected to those that matter most.” 

As construction continues, residents in construction areas will receive 30-day advance notice by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood. Metronet provides additional messaging, such as yard signs, to notify residents of when construction is beginning in their neighborhood. Metronet crews are marked by ID tags and branded vehicles. 

To check the status of Metronet’s construction in your area and to sign up to be notified when Metronet services are available to be installed in your home or business, please visit 

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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