What is Verizon High-Speed Internet (DSL)?

It’s a connection just for you.

How our High-Speed Internet works.

Verizon High-Speed Internet uses a wireline transmission to connect residential areas and businesses to the internet. The connection repurposes existing coaxial copper cables and uses a modem to provide users with broadband internet. With speeds up to 15 Mbps you’ll have enough bandwidth for all your basic web needs. Looking for even faster speeds? See if Verizon Fios is available near you.

Advantages of (DSL):

  • A dedicated connection you don’t have to share
  • Ability to use your home phone and internet at the same time
  • Higher broadband capacity than dial-up internet
  • More network reliability than dial-up internet
  • Plenty of speed tiers for many types of web users

Top of the line equipment to maintain the best connection

When you purchase High-Speed Internet and equipment from Verizon, you’ll get a router with Wi-Fi capability.

Router capabilities:

  • Provides firewall protection
  • Provides a fast and reliable internet connection whether it is wired or via Wi-Fi
  • Home Network Protection provided by McAfee—protect you and your family from unknown online threats

You have questions, we have answers.

Where can I find Verizon High-Speed Internet?

Get Verizon internet services throughout the northeast including: New York, New Jersey, Maryland and more. Check out our availability map to find out which internet plans are eligible for installation in your city.

What does DSL mean?

DSL stands for digital subscriber line. It uses cables already connected to your home that power your landline phone. This is similar to a dial-up connection. However, there are a few key differences between a DSL and dial-up internet connection such as: the ability to use your phone and internet at the same time, higher network capacity, more speed tiers and 99.99% proven reliability.

How does Verizon’s DSL connection work?

Your digital data is transmitted through coaxial copper lines used to power telephones. These telephone lines are actually capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of data frequencies. However, phone calls only use a few thousand frequencies. This leaves plenty of room to transfer your digital data. Verizon uses ADSL technology or Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line, which provides users with high download speeds to take advantage of.

How fast is a DSL connection?

Verizon DSL speeds range between .5 Mbps to 15 Mbps. Check availability to find out which speeds you can install at your home, you may even be eligible for a Fios connection. With Verizon Fios, you can get download speeds up to 940 Mbps.

  • What does DSL mean?

    DSL stands for digital subscriber line. It uses cables already connected to your home that power your landline phone. This is similar to a dial-up connection. However, there are a few key differences between a DSL and dial-up internet connection such as: the ability to use your phone and internet at the same time, higher network capacity, more speed tiers and 99.99% proven reliability.

  • How does Verizon’s DSL connection work?

    Your digital data is transmitted through coaxial copper lines used to power telephones. These telephone lines are actually capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of data frequencies. However, phone calls only use a few thousand frequencies. This leaves plenty of room to transfer your digital data. Verizon uses ADSL technology or Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line, which provides users with high download speeds to take advantage of.

  • How fast is a DSL connection?

    Verizon DSL speeds range between .5 Mbps to 15 Mbps. Check availability to find out which speeds you can install at your home, you may even be eligible for a Fios connection. With Verizon Fios, you can get download speeds up to 940 Mbps.