An All-Fiber Network for the Ultimate Entertainment Experience

The explosion of entertainment and information services has given Verizon new opportunities for growth in the broadband market. As Internet and high-definition video use continues to grow, consumers are demanding more capacity, speed and interactivity to send and receive bandwidth-intensive videos, photo albums and music files. Today's digital home includes a wide variety of broadband devices, and the growth of Internet-capable consumer electronics will only increase future bandwidth demand. Tomorrow's digital home will include dozens of “smart” devices, including multiple HDTVs; networked PCs and gaming consoles; appliance monitoring services; remote lighting and temperature controls; and interactive security systems.

Because our 100% fiber-optic network delivers a broader, more vibrant entertainment experience than any other provider, our customers get the best TV viewing experience possible. The high-capacity of fiber allows us to deliver more than 100 HD channels in every FiOS TV market. We offer a vast selection of programming, with more than 245 all-digital channels and 14,000 video-on-demand titles each month, including more than 1,200 HD titles per month. Our Home Media Digital Video Recorder (DVR) technology allows customers to record programming on one DVR that can be watched on up to six TV sets throughout the home.

Fiber also allows Verizon customers to experience the fastest upload and download connection speeds. FiOS Internet is available with download speeds up to 50 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps. With these speeds customers no longer have to wait while large files are downloading, and they can upload 200 photos to their friends in about 90 seconds. Finally, in anticipation of the day when tomorrow's digital home requires even more bandwidth, we're already testing download speeds of 100 Mbps.

The immense bandwidth and two-way interactivity of Verizon's all-fiber network will help make the ultra-fast broadband future a reality because it's perfectly suited for our customers' evolving entertainment needs. As a result, the market penetration or our FiOS TV and Internet services continues to grow as more households opt for the superior bandwidth capacity of a direct fiber connection.

We're uniquely positioned to offer customers superior broadband and entertainment services that fit today's digital lifestyle, as well as the advanced applications our customers will require tomorrow.

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