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Verizon adds new 150Mbit/sec tier to FiOS lineup

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 Nov 2010 23:53 User comments (10)

Verizon adds new 150Mbit/sec tier to FiOS lineup Verizon has announced this week that it will be adding a new, speedier tier to its FiOS fiber broadband offering, offering as high as 150Mbit/sec downstream and 34Mbit upstream.
The service will cost users $195 per month.

So far, Verizon is rolling out the service to 12 U.S. states, and D.C., with small businesses and residential consumers expected to be able to use it fully by the end of the year.

Verizon currently offers a 50/20Mbit plan for $140 per month, their fastest offering.

New customers or upgrading customers must sign up for a one-year agreement to get the $195 price for the new incredibly fast option.

FiOS is currently available to 12.5 million households in the U.S. with Verizon expecting to expand reach to 18 million.

With a 150Mbit connection, users can download full two-hour 1080p HD movies in under 4 minutes and average music tracks in 300 milliseconds.

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10 user comments

123.11.2010 0:15

Drooling on my keyboard sadf4tgdfg gfg0asg94fssssssssssssssssssssss

223.11.2010 1:09

I would do unspeakable things for a connection like that.

323.11.2010 18:45

I would prefer that they were actually available. It does no good to have this awesome speed if it's not available anywhere.

Oh, Im sorry... Did the middle of my sentence interrupt the beginning of yours?

423.11.2010 22:26

Yeah.......all that power and speed for what.............capped upload speeds that are inherent to EVERY SINGLE SERVER?

150Mbps........Hmmmm...........that rocks for a single household of 150 family members all downloading simultaneously at a rate of 1Mbps.


Better drool all over your KB rather than your c*ck for something as ridiculous as this.

523.11.2010 23:48

I am buying a house in a neighborhood that is scheduled to get FiOS in January...brand new 150mbps lines will be run right into this house.

BTW, I am not drooling over the download speed...34mbps upstream...that is what I want.

626.11.2010 11:46

I wish Verizon FIOS was in the Houston Texas area. All we have here is Comcasy & AT&T U-Verse. If Verizon was available to me I'd switch to it in a heartbeat!!

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 26 Nov 2010 @ 11:47

726.11.2010 12:03

I have the Verizon 35 up/35 down and have not noticed any capping or throttling issues. There are 3 adults here and we all use the connection heavily and constantly (streaming, downloading, etc). TV and internet is only 104 a month (about what I paid for cable. The capping and stuff is mostly from the older networks that have issues with handling the traffic, I suspect it has not happened to FIOS as they are encouraging use, the system was built right, and they want to keep users from leaving when they hit a cap.

826.11.2010 21:22

I bet someone's Friday night just got better lol

926.11.2010 21:42

Originally posted by Zealousi:
I bet someone's Friday night just got better lol
Not mine but if Verizon FIOS was available in my area then my Friday night would have been a lot better!!

1028.11.2010 14:40

Yeah, i so wish I had access to FIOS.

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