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Verizon High Speed Internet Priced so Low, Consumers Can Forget About Dial-up New Pricing for HSI Stand-Alone and 'Dry-Loop' Service Makes Broadband Accessible and Even More Economical

NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers interested in adding broadband service for their home computing platform can now do so for as little as $14.99 per month, gaining a better Internet experience for less money, with no worries about clogged networks or exceeding monthly dial-up time limits.

Verizon has introduced two new price tiers for both its stand-alone, unbundled High Speed Internet service and for so-called "dry-loop connections," which are connections without voice service.  No annual plan contracts are required, and prices are good for one year.  When ordered online, customers save $5 on the monthly price for any price point, and also receive a free wireless router – a $34.99 value.  The new price tiers are effective immediately.

Stand-alone service prices are:


500 Kbps to 1.0 Mbps

$19.99 ($14.99 online)

Either 1.1-3 Mbps, 3.1-7 Mbps or 7.1-15 Mbps

$34.99 ($29.99 online)



Customers are required to have a Verizon landline voice plan for these price tiers.  Enhanced High Speed Internet service will be provisioned at the highest optimized speed available to that customer.

Dry-loop (without voice service) prices are:


500 Kbps to 1.0 Mbps

$29.99 ($24.99 online)

Either 1.1-3 Mbps, 3.1-7 Mbps or 7.1-15 Mbps

$44.99 ($39.99 online)



Enhanced High Speed Internet service will be provisioned at the highest optimized speed available to that customer.  

Additionally, customers who order Enhanced HSI service, whether stand-alone or dry loop, have access to Verizon Wi-Fi at no additional charge, allowing them to connect to Wi-Fi hot spots offering access in airports, hotels, bookstores, coffee shops and more.

Modem or router, activation and shipping charges apply (router charge is waived when ordered online).

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving 94.1 million customers nationwide.  Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 194,000 and last year generated consolidated revenues of $106.6 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.

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SOURCE Verizon



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