Verizon today introduced the fastest Internet connection speeds in the
country for consumers and small businesses — up to 50 megabits per second
(Mbps) downstream and 10 Mbps upstream. The new speeds complement the Verizon
FiOS Internet speed increases introduced in May of up to 20 Mbps downstream /
5 Mbps upstream and up to 10 Mbps downstream / 2 Mbps upstream for customers
in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Residential customers who want to determine whether they can order FiOS
Internet Service can call 888-GET FIOS (888-438-3467) or visit Verizon's FiOS
Web site at www.verizonfios.com. Small businesses can call 877- FIOS BIZ
(877-346-7249) to determine if they qualify for FiOS Internet Service for
Business or visit www.verizon.com/fiosinternet/ for more information and
Verizon offers FiOS Internet and FiOS TV services over its advanced,
fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network — the only network that currently brings
fiber-optic technology directly to homes and businesses on a widespread scale.
The company is currently building its FTTP network in more than half of the
states where it offers landline communications services, including more than
200 communities in the tri-state area.