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Verizon unveils 500 Mbit FiOS Internet tier

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 Jul 2013 23:10 User comments (2)

Verizon unveils 500 Mbit FiOS Internet tier Verizon has added a new, faster tier to its FiOS Internet service.
The new high-end connection will top out at 500 Mbps downstream and 100 Mbps upstream, but it will certainly not come cheap.

To purchase the connection as a stand-alone product will set you back $299.99 per month. The cable provider is also offering numerous bundles:

$310 per month when paired with Select HD, FiOS TV's sports-free video service;
$320 per month with FiOS TV Prime;
$335 per month with FiOS TV Extreme; and,
$355 per month with FiOS TV Ultimate.
The pricing on the above tiers is reduced by $5 per month when customers agree to a two-year contract.


If you are willing to go with a triple-play, Verizon has even more bundled offerings:

$330 per month with FiOS Select HD and FiOS Digital Voice;
$340 per month with FiOS TV Prime and FiOS Digital Voice;
$355 per month with FiOS TV Extreme and FiOS Digital Voice; and,
$375 per month with FiOS TV Ultimate and FiOS Digital Voice.


If you are a a business customer, the tier will cost $380 per month with a dynamic IP address or $400 per month with a static IP.

Verizon has said its 50/25 Mbit tier is still its most popular, but the new speedy tier is likely to attract its own niche.

By comparison, Google Fiber offers 1 Gbit speeds (double that of the new Verizon service) for $70 per month, although that offering is only in one city.

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2 user comments

123.7.2013 10:18

Because 300 Mbps was so 2012!

22.8.2013 22:43

Originally posted by CNDLG:
Because 300 Mbps was so 2012!
I so envy you guys, here in my country in Central America the fastest available is 8 mbs :(

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