Communications That Keep You Connected
Whether you’re planning a move or considering upgrading your communication services, one of the most important questions to answer is “Which are the best Internet and TV providers in my area?”
As with most things in life, it pays to do your homework.
If it’s been a while since you’ve set up your Internet or TV service, you’ll definitely want to investigate all your options before making a decision.
Finding the Right ISP
One of the best places to start is right at home, by tapping into your existing network.
Word-of-mouth referrals from trusted family and friends who live in your area are good.
To generate even more recommendations, you can use social media to post questions on neighborhood groups and your Facebook page.
You can also get helpful information from Internet search engines using key word phrases such as “find Internet providers in my area” or “locate cable providers in my area”.
Better yet, check the Verizon residential service link to see if FiOS® Internet is available in your area.
Experts agree that FiOS network technology is the Gold Standard for Internet and entertainment delivery.
Key Factors in Choosing an ISP
While there are dozens of ISPs in the market who sell discount Internet service today, the performance, reliability, and service they offer can vary tremendously.
Keep these important criteria in mind to help you make the right decision:
Download and Upload Speeds: Are matching upload and download speeds available to help you get the most from your Internet connection?
Reliability and Service: How reliable is the network connection offered? Does the company have a reputation for providing premium products and reliable service to their customers?
Flexibility: Does the provider offer a wide variety of plans and pricing so you can upgrade easily in the future if needed?
Customer support: Is on-site installation by trained professionals available? If you experience outages or other problems with your Internet or TV service, can you get assistance quickly? Is phone, email, or chat customer support available 24/7?
Cost: Does the ISP offer discounts to save you money if you bundle their Internet service with phone and/or television service? Is the price they offer fixed for a guaranteed length of time?
Contracts and Terms: Does the provider offer a firm written estimate? Choose an ISP that offers terms that you’re comfortable with and that spells out exactly what services you’ll receive.
FiOS Internet: America’s Top-Rated Internet
While other Internet service providers might use a combination of copper and fiber-optics in their networks, only FiOS brings 100% fiber-optics directly to your home on a national network for unsurpassed performance and reliability.
FIOS Internet delivers blazing-fast speeds that make downloading movies and music, uploading photos and videos, social networking, and online gaming flat-out awesome.
For our fastest Internet speeds and maximum performance, choose a FiOS Quantum plan.
With speeds that start at 50/50 Mbps and go all the way up 500/500 Mbps (in select areas), you’re sure to find one that can accommodate your bandwidth needs.
Plus, all FiOS plans include SpeedMatchSM, so you can upload as fast as you download—and get the most from your Internet connection.
If you can’t get FiOS, Verizon High Speed Internet (DSL) is another great option that may be available in your area.
FiOS TV : America’s Most Preferred TV Service Provider^
Depending on your location, Verizon also offers FiOS TV or DirectTV®.
Each service offers an incredible selection of channels, flexible viewing options, and superior technology for lifelike picture and sound.
FiOS TV is rated #1 in HD picture quality and signal reliability, according to the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index.
In fact, in every major customer satisfaction study that has put FiOS TV against cable TV providers like Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter, Bright House and Cablevision, FiOS ranked higher overall.
For the ultimate TV experience—with more access, control, and storage than ever—you can also upgrade to FiOS Quantum TV.
It allows you to pause/rewind live TV on several TVs in your house, store up to 200 hours of HD content, and record up to 12 shows at the same time^^. View FiOS TV vs. FiOS Quantum TV
Plus, with the free Verizon FiOS Mobile App^^^, you can take your favorite shows with you wherever you go.
Verizon Sets the Standard
When you ask, “Who are the best Internet service providers in my area?” you owe it to yourself to check out the FiOS 100% fiber-optic network that delivers unsurpassed performance and reliability.
It offers the bandwidth you need to meet the digital demands of both today—and tomorrow.
Are you ready to take your Internet service and home entertainment to a new level of enjoyment with Verizon?
We make it easy to connect to fast, reliable Internet speeds and unbeatable TV picture quality and programming.
To find out what services are available in your area, visit us online now!
^Source: 451 Research, LLC. Based on Mar 2015 ChangeWave TV survey among a panel of educated consumers. For more, go to changewaveresearch.com/vz.
^^Requires FiOS Quantum TV - Premium Service.
^^^Verizon FiOS TV subscription required and only available on select devices. In-home live TV streaming requires Internet and TV subscription and use of FiOS router. Subscription to premium movie channels or highest-tiered TV package required to access certain channels. NFL Network and NFL Redzone streaming only available on tablets. FiOS On Demand service usage and content availability restrictions apply. Wireless data charges may apply.