A top-rated fiber Internet provider, Verizon Fios maintains a 100% fiber-optic network and their fastest plan is the Gigabit Connection.
Fios wins the Readers Choice Award from PCMag in the ISP category just about every year. Customers of Verizon Fios are generally very satisfied with the Internet connection and their customer service.
Connection Type: Fiber/DSL Internet
Download Speeds: Up To 940 Mbps
In terms of speed, Verizon has a simple 3-tier system. Also, their upload speeds are just as fast as their download speeds:
All of Verizon's speed tiers are easily bundled with Fios TV and Fios Digital Voice. Their mix and match system allows customers to pick the Fios Internet speeds and the number of TV channels they want.
The company built out it's 100% fiber-optic network from 2005 to 2010. After that, there were no Verizon Fios expansions until 2016. Verizon is now slowly upgrading their remaining copper lines to fiber optic Internet connections on an individual and neighborhood basis.
Most of Verizon's landline coverage area is fiber. If you live in their service area, you have a roughly 2 out of 3 chance of Fios being available.
The company provides service in 9 states plus DC:
The current plan for their copper retirement program will take years. If you are still in their rural DSL coverage area, it will probably be a long time before their Verizon Fios Internet service becomes available.