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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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Consumers will receive great value from the FiOS Quantum speeds and our customizable bundles," said Mike Ritter, chief marketing officer for Verizon's consumer and mass market business unit.
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In addition, new FiOS consumers who order a Verizon bundle as part of a two-year contract can take advantage of the Worry-Free Guarantee, allowing them to cancel their service within 30 days of the date of activation, with no termination fee.
The company said that it plans to begin offering FiOS Internet and FiOS TV in Aberdeen and other areas of Harford county in April 2009.
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At the end of the fourth quarter of 2006, Verizon had 687,000 FiOS customers out of the 4.
The expanded channel lineup included CNN, Comedy Central, Disney, Fox Business, Cinemax, MTV, Spike, HBO, TBS, TNT, Food Network and HGTV, based on the subscribers' current FiOS TV package.
This addition brings to 88 the number of live channels FiOS TV customers can watch on the go.
At no extra cost, the upgrade initiative will provide the carrier's FiOS customers with upload speeds which are at par with download speeds.