Verizon Fios 750-Meg Broadband Hits Boston, Norfolk

Verizon’s new symmetrical 750 Mbps broadband tier, called Fios Instant Internet, has been launched to parts of Boston and Norfolk, Va.

Introduced earlier this month, the new offering, which replaces a 500-Meg service as telco’s high-end tier, has also debuted in New York City/Northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Richmond.

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Verizon is selling the 750-meg service  $149.99 a month as a standalone, and as part of a triple-play bundle that starts at $169.99 per month.

Verizon, which launched Fios service in Boston, where it competes with Comcast and RCN Corp., in December 2016. Verizon ended 2016 with 5.7 million Fios Internet connections and 4.7 million Fios video connections.

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