This post is a sponsored opportunity from Fios. However, all content and opinions expressed here are my own.
These days, with streaming video and smart home technology, there are a lot of devices on a home network. For less buffering and fewer sluggish devices, fast and reliable internet service is more important than ever. The 100% fiber-optic network from Verizon Fios provides phenomenal capacity to power your tech at phenomenal speeds.
For cord cutters, Fios offers 2 great Internet-only deals that will provide enough bandwidth to meet your streaming needs.
First, you can get 100/100 Mbps Internet for $39.99 per month (plus taxes, equipment charges, and other fees) with a 1-year price guarantee. Verizon will also waive the standard setup charge of $99 when you order online.
If you need even more speed, you can get 300/300 Mbps Internet for $59.99 per month (plus taxes, equipment charges, and other fees) and that also includes a $50 Visa Prepaid Card. Verizon will also waive the standard setup charge of $99 when you order online.
The bandwidth in both these offers is perfect for streaming, gaming and watching 4K UHD videos simultaneously. My family has Fios and we routinely have 4-5 HD streams going at the same time.
Fios Gigabit Connection and Fios TV
Now I know we cover how to cut the cord on this website, but a deal caught my eye that may interest those looking to upgrade their lives with smart home technology.
When you sign up for Verizon’s Fios® Gigabit Connection with TV and phone, you receive $200 toward a range of Google and Nest smart home technologies. Smart home devices include Google Home, Chromecast Ultra, Nest Cam (Indoor and Outdoor), Nest Thermostat E, Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect and more.
For $79.99 per month (plus taxes, equipment charges, and other fees) with a 2-year price agreement, the offer includes:
- Fios Gigabit Connection (up to 940 Mbps/ 880 Mbps), TV, and Phone
- $200 toward a range of Google and Nest smart home products
- and up to $500 credit to cover early termination fees
Sign up for this deal through this online offer page.
Keep in mind there will be additional device rental fees for the set-top box, broadcast fees, other fees, and taxes. However, this is a way to have affordable high-speed internet access, local TV channels in HD, and some quality smart home technology.
Where is Fios Available
Fios is a fiber-optic communications service that offers Internet, TV, and telephone to residential customers living in select areas of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware and Washington D.C.
Fios Internet Price
While Fios Internet deals change from time to time, the last time I checked the webpage I noted above, Verizon was offering 100/100 Mbps internet for $39.99 per month, plus taxes, equipment charges, and other fees.
Furthermore, they provided an estimate of what my bill would look like before I signed up. I’ve had previous dealings with cable companies that didn’t explain many of the added fees and expenses. The bill I received from Fios was as expected.
Fios Internet Support
First, let me say that I can only remember 2 instances when I needed to use customer support, and one of those was due to a lightning strike. That’s how dependable my Fios service has been. As cord-cutters, we rely on internet access more than most. Ensuring reliable internet service is critical.
The times I’ve needed support, the techs on the other end of the line were knowledgeable. Fios got me to the right level of support in a timely manner so I wasn’t wasting my time on the phone. They could even troubleshoot my issue over social media so I could multitask while my problem was resolved. My support experience has been a night and day difference when compared to my previous cable internet provider.
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