Metronet launches FTTP deployment in Findlay, OH

Nov. 21, 2022
The fiber broadband network operator says the FTTP deployment will take two years to complete; however, first customers should be connected to the network next fall.

Metronet says it has launched construction of fiber to the premises (FTTP) infrastructure in Findlay, OH. The fiber broadband network operator says the FTTP deployment will take two years to complete; however, first customers should be connected to the network next fall.

The first construction site is on West High Street, near the town center. From their crews will progress throughout the northwest of Findlay. Metronet says it will alert residents 30 days before digging begins in their neighborhood. will receive communication by mail about construction activity in their neighborhood 30 days prior to starting.

The company says it plans to hire local market managers, sales people, and customer service professionals and service technicians to support the Findlay FTTP operation. Applications for these positions are now being accepted.

“As reliable, fast internet becomes more critical to everyday life, it’s important that we provide communities throughout America with service that can improve their quality of life and boost economic development,” said John Cinelli, Metronet CEO. “We are grateful for the City of Findlay’s continued support and look forward to providing them with a network that will support their goals for growth and prosperity.”

“As Metronet expands to Findlay, we are excited to see the impact their 100% fiber-optic network will have on our community,” commented Mayor Christina Muryn. “We are grateful for Metronet’s investment in Findlay and know that their fiber-optic infrastructure will propel our community well into the future, allowing us to attract more residents and businesses.”

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Stephen Hardy | Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

Stephen Hardy is editorial director and associate publisher of Lightwave and Broadband Technology Report, part of the Lighting & Technology Group at Endeavor Business Media. Stephen is responsible for establishing and executing editorial strategy across the both brands’ websites, email newsletters, events, and other information products. He has covered the fiber-optics space for more than 20 years, and communications and technology for more than 35 years. During his tenure, Lightwave has received awards from Folio: and the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) for editorial excellence. Prior to joining Lightwave in 1997, Stephen worked for Telecommunications magazine and the Journal of Electronic Defense.

Stephen has moderated panels at numerous events, including the Optica Executive Forum, ECOC, and SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. He also is program director for the Lightwave Innovation Reviews and the Diamond Technology Reviews.

He has written numerous articles in all aspects of optical communications and fiber-optic networks, including fiber to the home (FTTH), PON, optical components, DWDM, fiber cables, packet optical transport, optical transceivers, lasers, fiber optic testing, and more.

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