New York (NY) - Verizon will be significantly boosting its FIOS fiber optic speeds in the coming months. Ten states will have their speeds increased to 50 megabits/sec. download and 20 megabits/sec. for uploads at a subscription rate of $139.95 per month (ouch). The previous top speeds in those states were 30 Mbps/15 Mbps.
Existing customers will need to ask Verizon for the upgraded lines. The ten states are California, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington. The company also mentioned that it will introduce a 20mbps/20mbps FiOS package as well.