After Verizon Fios made a splash in February 2022 by revealing it was releasing a brand-new multi-gig house web strategy in choose locations of New York City, the business on Wednesday exposed that its Fios 2 Gig tier is now offered to 3 million New Yorkers in all 5 districts.
Fios clients throughout the Big Apple will have access to the company’s fastest strategy: Fios 2 Gig will have wired download and upload speeds in between 1.5 and 2.3 gigabits per second. It costs $120 each month (if you utilize auto-pay), and consumers with choose Verizon 5G mobile strategies can knock that down to $95 a month. The regular monthly charge includes your router leasing, approximately 3 Wi-Fi extenders (if required) and a four-year rate warranty.
Verizon is likewise attempting to sweeten the pot with extra advantages. New clients will get a complimentary year of Walmart Plus( that includes a Paramount Plus membership, fuel benefits, totally free shipment and other benefits) and 12 months of Disney Plus totally free. Those who purchase online will get a $100 present card, and Verizon will likewise waive the $99 setup charge.
Away from NYC, Verizon Fios, the telecom’s 100% fiber web service, is offered to consumers in 8 states (Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia), along with the District of Columbia. In those other markets, it uses 3 choices: Fios 300 (in proportion download and upload speeds of 300 megabits per second), Fios 500 (balanced 500 Mbps) and Fios 1 Gig (940 Mbps download, 880 Mbps upload).
When might the 2 Gig strategy make its method to other parts of the Verizon Fios footprint? A Verizon representative shown CNET over e-mail that the business’s “focus now is on broadening accessibility deeper into the New York DMA [designated market location], consisting of Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut, with extra markets to be revealed later on this year.”
Makes sense. Among Verizon’s primary rivals in the Tri-State location is Optimum, which revealed 2-gig and 5-gig offerings in parts of Connecticut, Long Island and New Jersey in 2015. The web speed race is certainly on in the northeast.