TITLE

Verizon offering symmetrical FiOS Internet service in 16 states

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CED;Jan2008, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of the symmetrical Fiber Optic Service (FiOS) Internet service in 16 states in the U.S. by Verizon. It cites that the service features downstream and upstream connections of up to 20 Mbps and offers downstream connections speeds of up to 50Mbps. According to Susan Retta, vice president of broadband solutions at Verizon, the Internet service provides the fastest broadband upload speeds to the consumers in the country.
ACCESSION #
28042947

 

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