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FiOS

(FIber Optic Service) An Internet, TV and phone service from Verizon that employs optical fibers from the telephone company's facilities into individual homes and offices. Starting in 2004, FiOS was the first large deployment of fiber to the premises (FTTP) by a major carrier. FiOS TV offers more than 200 TV channels, including high-definition, and 10,000 titles on demand. FiOS Internet speeds range from 15 to 150 Mbps downstream and 5 to 35 Mbps upstream. FiOS Phone offers unlimited service over the traditional and highly reliable telephone system. See FTTP, optical fiber and triple play.
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Can order triple-play services featuring50/50 Mbps Internet, Custom TV and Fios Digital Voice for$79.
FiOS Quantum TV service debuted on April 1 in the Dallas/Fort Worth market and has expanded to the Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia/Delaware and Tampa markets.
Pandora, Verizon's latest addition to its FiOS TV application store, enables consumers to create personalized radio stations based on their favorite artists, songs and genres.
With Verizon's fiber-optic network, innovations like the FiOS TV multi-room DVR and on-screen Twitter and Facebook Widget applications offer customers an experience cable can't match.
In July, Samsung became the first TV platform to offer FiOS TV, giving consumers the flexibility to watch their favorite FiOS channels from any TV in the home - without requiring a set-top box," said Eric Anderson, vice president of content and product solutions, Samsung Electronics America.
99 with a two-year price guarantee and without signing a contract, new FiOS subscribers can get the 100/100 mbps Internet service, FiOS Custom TV and FiOS Voice services.
New FiOS customers can now get the base FiOS bundle month-to-month, with no term contract or early-termination fee, for $99.
WealthTV is available on FiOS TV in standard definition on Channel 169, high definition on Channel 669, and on VOD in 3D and HD.
Fios has embraced this by building a highly sought out application which extends our redaction capabilities and does so in a way that keeps the user within their familiar Relativity interface," said Andrew Sieja, CEO of kCura.
Nat Geo WILD HD, a new cable network dedicated to extraordinary nature and wildlife programming, is available starting Monday (July 19) for FiOS TV customers in Maryland and Virginia and will be in all markets by the end of the week.
Verizon plans to introduce the service in other FiOS markets in the future.
TV Everywhere Applications like this new FiOS TV app push the boundaries of content delivery to meet consumer demand for more control, choice and access to their favorite content," said Eric Anderson, vice president of content and product solutions, Samsung Electronics America.