NXTcomm: Verizon set to announce FiOS speed boost

Verizon Communications President and COO Denny Strigl had not yet taken the stage at NXTcomm for his Wednesday morning key note as of this writing, but the Associated Press and Cnet already were reporting Strigl planned to announce that Verizon will boost its speed for mid-tier FiOS services from 15Mbps/2Mbps to 20Mbps/5Mbps. The carrier's low-tier service is moving from 5Mbps/2Mbps to 10Mbps/2Mbps

Also, he was reportedly scheduled to announce that a plan offering 50 megabits per second and uploads of 20 Mbps for about $140 a month will begin to expand from a handful of East Coast markets to all of the company's FiOS markets. In addition, the same will happen with Verizon's previously announced symmetrical 20 Mbps download/20 Mbps upload service.

Strigl also reportedly planned to mention Verizon's trial capabilities for 100 Mbps service through FiOS to customer homes.

For more:
- read this post at Cnet

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