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What exactly is Verizon fios?

Asked by xgunther (446points) August 28th, 2007

How does it differ from cable, etc?

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sferik's avatar

Verizon FIOS is the first major fiber-to-the-home service to be offered to consumers in the US. It offers significantly more bandwidth than cable or DSL, currently up to 50 megabits per second.

GD_Kimble's avatar

basically, it’s an internet connection that uses light to transfer information.

speedplexer's avatar

FiOS is a combination of the words “Fiber”, “Optic” and “Service.” It is a service that offers Internet, telephone, and TV, in a variety of combinations, and it’s only being offered in some areas of the United States by the telecom company Verizon.

Read more here:
http://www.speedplexer.com/blog/index.php/2009/02/27/what-exactly-is-fios/

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