Why choose Fios over Cable

What makes Fios by Verizon better than cable? Better technology and better customer service. Fios is built on a 100% fiber-optic network and directly delivers internet, TV and home phone service. Plus, we’re #1 in customer satisfaction with residential internet service in the east, 8 years in a row. Compare Fios vs. cable, then build your custom Fios package to experience the difference for yourself.

Why Verizon Fios

Verizon sets the standard.

Compare Verizon Internet service to other internet service providers— it's clear that the future is fiber.

Verizon Internet supports multiple devices.

The number of web-enabled devices in homes is steadily increasing. Fios internet gives you enough bandwidth to power multiple devices with less lag and buffering. The kids can game in one room while mom uploads a family video in another and dad streams the latest episode of his favorite series on his tablet. With Fios, everyone in the house can get online with virtually no impact on each other’s usage. Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds or speeds up to 940/880 Mbps. That makes sharing a breeze. You’ll be able to post high-resolution photos, HD videos, and more online.

Switching to Fios is easier than you think.

One of the best reasons to get Fios vs. cable is a hassle-free installation. If your home is fiber-optic ready, you may have the option of installing Verizon equipment yourself. Our customer service experts will let you know during the ordering process if you can install the equipment without a Verizon technician’s aid. If eligible, you’ll receive your equipment kit after your order is complete, and it’ll have everything you need to get up and running fast. Even if you can’t do a self-installation, it’s easy to switch to Fios. Simply choose an installation date that’s convenient for you. Your Fios technician will even ensure your Wi-Fi devices can connect to your new network. Now that’s service.

  • Verizon Internet supports multiple devices.

    The number of web-enabled devices in homes is steadily increasing. Fios internet gives you enough bandwidth to power multiple devices with less lag and buffering. The kids can game in one room while mom uploads a family video in another and dad streams the latest episode of his favorite series on his tablet. With Fios, everyone in the house can get online with virtually no impact on each other’s usage. Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds or speeds up to 940/880 Mbps. That makes sharing a breeze. You’ll be able to post high-resolution photos, HD videos, and more online.

  • Switching to Fios is easier than you think.

    One of the best reasons to get Fios vs. cable is a hassle-free installation. If your home is fiber-optic ready, you may have the option of installing Verizon equipment yourself. Our customer service experts will let you know during the ordering process if you can install the equipment without a Verizon technician’s aid. If eligible, you’ll receive your equipment kit after your order is complete, and it’ll have everything you need to get up and running fast. Even if you can’t do a self-installation, it’s easy to switch to Fios. Simply choose an installation date that’s convenient for you. Your Fios technician will even ensure your Wi-Fi devices can connect to your new network. Now that’s service.

Get out of the past and get Fios.

Why should you be limited with pre-packaged bundles the cable guys want to sell? We broke the bundles and offer plans you can mix and match however you want.

Internet options

We deliver fiber-fast speeds ranging from 200/200 Mbps to our fastest internet ever Fios Gigabit Connection with speeds up to 940/880 Mbps. That’s fast enough for binge-streaming, gaming and telecommuting for work or school.

TV options

Everyone likes to watch TV differently. We get that. Pick the channel lineup that suits your home the best or sign up for Your Fios TV. You’ll select your top 5 channel must-haves, then we’ll recommend a full lineup based on your favorites.

  • Internet options

    We deliver fiber-fast speeds ranging from 200/200 Mbps to our fastest internet ever Fios Gigabit Connection with speeds up to 940/880 Mbps. That’s fast enough for binge-streaming, gaming and telecommuting for work or school.

  • TV options

    Everyone likes to watch TV differently. We get that. Pick the channel lineup that suits your home the best or sign up for Your Fios TV. You’ll select your top 5 channel must-haves, then we’ll recommend a full lineup based on your favorites.

Fios vs. Cable

Here's what makes us different

No Contracts

Upgrade, add-on services, or change your plan at the end of billing cycles. With no contract, your options are endless.

No set-up charge

We’ll waive the standard $99 set-up charge when you order Fios online.

No data caps

We’ll never cap your data or charge you overage fees. Enjoy internet freedom.

No early termination fees

When things need to change, you can manage your plan with no extra fees.

Mix and match plans

Get just internet; internet and TV; or internet, TV and home phone— pick the speed and add-ons you want so you only pay for what you need.

Get perks when you switch

Sign up for internet service and get select Amazon Smart Home devices on us¹.

Questions about Fios? We've got answers

Is Verizon Fios cable TV and internet?

Verizon Fios is the internet, TV and home phone connection you love, powered by a 100% fiber-optic network. Fiber connections are faster, more reliable and process more data at once— keeping up with you and your future-focused family. Traditional cable connections deliver service over coaxial cables, which are subject to interference and can’t carry as much data at once.

How is Fios different from cable?

Fios focuses on your needs now and into the future. Get a reliable internet connection powered by fiber technology, the flexibility to manage your package and unbeatable offers. Plus, there are apps like My Fios or Fios TV³ to make managing your plans and DVR easier than ever.

Does Fios offer cable TV channels?

Our TV packages include top cable TV channels. With Fios, you’ll also have the option to add premium, sports, Spanish and International channels to your lineup. For cord-cutters, you can sign up for YouTubeTV through Verizon and enjoy the convenience of one simple bill.

Is Verizon Fios available near me?

Find Fios coverage throughout most of the northeast including New York, New Jersey Pennsylvania. Check availability to see if your home is eligible for Fios.

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