What is Verizon FiOS High Speed Internet?
You have probably heard the buzz surrounding the latest offering from Verizon, Verizon FiOS. Verizon FiOS is a fully updated network of digital TV, digital phone and digital broadband Internet service
. In some areas of the country only the Verizon FiOS Internet service is available because of the laws and licenses in different parts of the country.
How is Verizon FiOS different from digital cable Internet service or regular broadband Internet? The biggest difference is in the speed. Normal satellite and cable Internet services offer a speed of about 8 mega bytes per second at the top tier of their service. Verizon FiOS Internet service starts at 5 mega bytes per second and then climbs to 15 mega bytes per second and 30 mega bytes per second depending on which package you choose. Even though the Verizon FiOS Internet service is significantly faster than any other type of satellite or even cable Internet service the prices for the Verizon service are competitive with other high speed Internet services. Depending on where you live Verizon FiOS service might even be cheaper than cable Internet, which is usually more expensive than satellite Internet service. Continue reading