Verizon Fios

Verizon Fios, also marketed as Fios by Verizon, is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber optical network. The service is operated in the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States[1] and roughly covers 11% of the US population.[2] Verizon was one of the first major U.S. carriers to offer fiber to the home (FTTH), and received positive ratings from Consumer Reports among cable television and Internet service providers.[3][4]

Verizon Fios Inc.
IndustryTV, Internet, & phone
FoundedSeptember 22, 2005; 16 years ago (2005-09-22)
Keller, Texas, U.S.
BrandsOwns JuniorNet (Since 2010)
ParentVerizon Communications

The service began operation in 2005,[5] expanded in 2010,[citation needed] and in 2015, Verizon reported a customer base of 6.5 million.[6][unreliable source]

Service is offered in some areas of the United States by Verizon Communications, while Frontier Communications operates FiOS services in former Verizon territories across six states, using a nearly identical network infrastructure. Although some areas do not have service or cannot receive TV and phone service because of franchise agreements.[citation needed]

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