04:19 PM
Jake Widman
Jake Widman

Verizon Boosts FiOS Speed

Wired, Wall Street Journal

Verizon announced plans to expand the availability of its fastest fiber-optic Internet service to 10 additional states, bringing the total to 16.Verizon FiOS plans offering download speeds of up to 50 megabits/second are already available in six East Coast states. Now the company's home and small-business customers in California, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington will also get access to the fastest plans. The 50 mbps download/20 mpbs upload plans will run $139.95 per month.

Verizon spokesperson Bobbi Henson said existing customers will not be moved to the new plans and speeds unless they ask.Wired, Wall Street Journal

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Audio Interviews
Archived Audio Interviews
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
White Papers
Register for Network Computing Newsletters
Current Issue
2014 Private Cloud Survey
2014 Private Cloud Survey
Respondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% ­extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Twitter Feed