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Verizon Fios vs. Time Warner Cable?

Sorry, there’s no comparison to Fios.

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Verizon Fios vs. Time Warner Cable?

Sorry, there’s no comparison to Fios.

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A better way to enjoy the internet.

At speeds that leave Charter Spectrum in the dust.

With Fios 100/100 Mbps speed tier, you can upload a 1-hour HD video (3 GB) from your vacation in 4.1 minutes*. Have Time Warner Cable’s 100/10 Mbps plan? You’ll wait 41 minutes before you can start watching it. That’s 10x slower!*

Don’t be taken in by the claims of other broadband providers. The truth is, all networks are not created equal. Check out the difference below for yourself.

* Upload time estimates based on maximum connection speeds. Actual speeds will vary.

Fios vs. Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable
Fastest internet speeds available*
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Max number of available channels
International programming languages available

Included home phone calling features


100% fiber-optic network much less

susceptible to inclement weather

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*Speeds up to 940 Mbps download and 880 upload available in select areas of NY, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Boston, MA and Norfolk and Richmond, VA. Symmetrical speeds up to 500/500 Mbps available in other Fios areas.

The Fios difference.

When comparing Verizon Fios to Time Warner Cable, let's look at the facts:

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The latest technology.

Unlike Time Warner Cable, which uses coaxial cables, Fios is backed by a 100% fiber-optic network to the home, offering the fastest possible speeds.^

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More bandwith.

Unlike cable customers, Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds—so you can post videos and photos, game and video-chat virtually lag-free.

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The best of TV. Your way.

With Fios Custom TV, you can pick the plan you want based on the types of channels you watch; your personal viewing preferences; and add-on packs such as Sports, Family and Movies.

See how regular Cable TV stacks up against Fios fiber-optic network
See how regular Cable TV stacks up against Fios fiber-optic network

How Fios stacks up

See how Fios ranks across the board against cable TV providers. A 100% fiber-optic network truly changes everything.

Top ranked in customer satisfaction.

4 JD Power trophies

“Highest Residential Internet Service Satisfaction in the East, Four Years in a Row^”

^Verizon received the highest numerical score among 6 companies in the East in the J.D. Power 2013-2016 U.S. Residential Internet Service Provider Satisfaction Study. 2016 study based on 24,203 total responses, measuring the opinions of customers with their internet service provider, surveyed November 2015- July 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit

Fios is not cable. We’re wired differently.

Verizon offers a better way of enjoying TV, providing custom plans and premium content that you can take with you virtually wherever you go through the Fios Mobile App.*

With Fios, you get all the power, performance and reliability of a 100% fiber-optic network straight to your home. Spectrum by Charter Communications doesn’t match that.

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*Verizon Fios TV subscription required and only available on select devices. 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.

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