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My neighborhood just got a bunch of warnings saying that they are going to be digging up everyones front yards to put in FiOS wires! If you don't know, FiOS is supplied by Verizon and is supposed to be faster than Comcast High Speed internet (cable) but cheaper!
Now we just have to wait on the construction workers to install them! Awesome...who here has FiOS? Give me your opinions!



I read an article that it slows down after a while or something like that. It uses something in the air or something and after they get used for a while they get messed up or slower or something, cant remember.
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Re: YAY! My neighborhood is getting Verizon FiOS!

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FlyersPh9 wrote:
My neighborhood just got a bunch of warnings saying that they are going to be digging up everyones front yards to put in FiOS wires! If you don't know, FiOS is supplied by Verizon and is supposed to be faster than Comcast High Speed internet (cable) but cheaper!
Now we just have to wait on the construction workers to install them! Awesome...who here has FiOS? Give me your opinions!



I read an article that it slows down after a while or something like that. It uses something in the air or something and after they get used for a while they get messed up or slower or something, cant remember.


umm no, fiber optics operates off of light waves transmitted through the fiber optic lines. It can travel great lengths and is virtually free from crosstalk and attenuation. Fiber optic lines are also put into the ground so im not sure where the air thing came from.

To the original poster, where do you live?
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Re: YAY! My neighborhood is getting Verizon FiOS!

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Antman1016 wrote:


FlyersPh9 wrote:
My neighborhood just got a bunch of warnings saying that they are going to be digging up everyones front yards to put in FiOS wires! If you don't know, FiOS is supplied by Verizon and is supposed to be faster than Comcast High Speed internet (cable) but cheaper!
Now we just have to wait on the construction workers to install them! Awesome...who here has FiOS? Give me your opinions!



I read an article that it slows down after a while or something like that. It uses something in the air or something and after they get used for a while they get messed up or slower or something, cant remember.


umm no, fiber optics operates off of light waves transmitted through the fiber optic lines. It can travel great lengths and is virtually free from crosstalk and attenuation. Fiber optic lines are also put into the ground so im not sure where the air thing came from.

To the original poster, where do you live?


Yeah, light waves, sorry couldnt remember I knew it was something like that. But I read an article it slows down after a while.  Im gonna look for it.
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FiOS is pretty great.  I don't recall it ever slowing or even going down.

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NOW I WANT IT

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Well at my work we have fiber optics and dang!! Fast as heck such a jump from my home dsl!





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Re: YAY! My neighborhood is getting Verizon FiOS!

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To the original poster, where do you live?



What reason? I don't feel safe saying where I live on here!
But for the people who have FiOS TV...can you get HD channels? My family watches sport programs and 24 in HD all the time and we would NEVER go back to regular TV.
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Re: YAY! My neighborhood is getting Verizon FiOS!

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blb552000 wrote:

To the original poster, where do you live?



What reason? I don't feel safe saying where I live on here!
But for the people who have FiOS TV...can you get HD channels? My family watches sport programs and 24 in HD all the time and we would NEVER go back to regular TV.


I just wanted to see what region your in and if you live in a major metropolitan area, or a mid sized city so i can start to guess when FIOS will be available in my area.

I live in Lancater California an hour north of L.A
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Re: YAY! My neighborhood is getting Verizon FiOS!

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FlyersPh9 wrote:


blb552000 wrote:

To the original poster, where do you live?



What reason? I don't feel safe saying where I live on here!
But for the people who have FiOS TV...can you get HD channels? My family watches sport programs and 24 in HD all the time and we would NEVER go back to regular TV.


I just wanted to see what region your in and if you live in a major metropolitan area, or a mid sized city so i can start to guess when FIOS will be available in my area.

I live in Lancater California an hour north of L.A


If you dont have access now, you will probably get it soon. California is one of the focus points for FIOS right now.
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I can get it but it's too expensive for me right now so I'm going to wait for the price to drop about $5-10

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