Verizon FiOS Internet for Business
Maximum Connection Speed
 
Connection Speeds
 
Connection speed is the initial speed that information is transferred between your computer and the Verizon Central Office. Once you are connected, throughput speed is the rate that information is transferred to and from your computer. Examples of activities that require throughput speed are downloading or uploading files. Verizon FiOS for Business packages are always represented as maximum downstream/upstream connection speeds. For example, up to 20 Mbps downstream/5 Mbps upstream.

 
For example, up to 20 Mbps downstream/5 Mbps upstream.
 
Download or downstream refers to the speed at which you receive data from the Internet. Examples of receiving or downloading include reading a Web page, downloading a program, or receiving e-mail or files.

 
Upload or upstream refers to the rate at which information is sent from your computer to the Internet. Examples of sending or uploading include sending e-mail or files. Speed and uninterrupted use of the service are not guaranteed. When you connect to the Internet using Verizon FiOS for Business, the speeds you experience will vary based on a variety of factors, including the following:

Condition of wiring inside and outside your business
The configuration of your computer
The number of computers and other networked equipment using the service at the same time
Network or Internet congestion
The server speeds of the Web sites you are accessing
 
 
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