MetroNet Names John Autry New Market Leader for North Carolina | Business


MetroNet today announced John Autry as North Carolina Market Leader to supervise the state’s fiber optic infrastructure, continued growth and development. Autry joins the nation’s largest, 100 percent fiber optic provider from Altice USA where he served as a Regional Sales Manager for the telecommunications company. Autry’s experience and expertise will help guide the company to providing unmatched speeds and prompt customer service to North Carolina customers.

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John Autry, MetroNet North Carolina Market Lead. (Photo: Business Wire)

“MetroNet’s fiber optic network and commitment to a superior customer experience made the difference for me; I had to be a part of it,” said Autry. “I am truly excited to guide the North Carolina team in providing businesses and residents access to the most reliable broadband experience available.”

Autry has over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry with proven results in business marketing, sales, training and development. Autry is also currently pursuing a Business Management Studies degree from Greenville’s East Carolina University.

MetroNet announced North Carolina as its 9 th state for expansion at the beginning of this year and is actively building out the 100 percent fiber optic infrastructure that will provide fiber internet, TV, and phone services to the residents and businesses in the Eastover, Fayetteville, Greenville, Hope Mills, Raeford, Simpson, Vander, and Winterville communities.

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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, full-featured Fiber Phone, and Fiber IPTV with a wide variety of programming. MetroNet started in 2005 with one fiber-optic network in Greencastle, Indiana, and has since grown to serving and constructing networks in more than 120 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin, and Missouri. 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. MetroNet has been named in the top 50 small and medium companies on Glassdoor and has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing MetroNet among the Best Places to Work in 2020. 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

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