FOXBOROUGH, Mass., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers and small businesses in Foxborough now have a new choice for cable TV as Verizon continues to expand FiOS TV – the ultimate home-entertainment experience with a broad range of programming choices and superior picture quality – to additional locations throughout the state.
Foxborough is now among 107 Massachusetts communities where the company's new television service is available. FiOS TV is the only TV service delivered over the nation's most advanced all-fiber network directly connecting to millions of individual homes and businesses.
FiOS TV now offers more channels and more HD programming than any local cable TV company, including Comcast.
"FiOS TV gives consumers in these 107 communities an outstanding alternative for their video entertainment, with superior picture-and-sound quality, and innovative, interactive features that cable can't match," said Donna Cupelo, Verizon region president for Massachusetts and Rhode Island. "Our total fiber network delivers technology innovations like the FiOS TV multi-room DVR and on-screen Twitter and Facebook widget applications that cable just can't provide."
Massachusetts residents who are FiOS TV-eligible now have the option to trim their monthly bills by bundling FiOS TV service, FiOS Internet service and the Verizon Freedom Essentials unlimited calling plan, for as little as $99.99 a month. And the price will be frozen for two years. Also, a Verizon Wireless calling plan can be added for a Grand Slam of communications and entertainment services.
Residents of Foxborough can check online at www.verizon.com/fios for more information or to request that Verizon contact them when FiOS services become available. Customers also can call their local Verizon sales office or 888-GET FiOS (888-438-3467).
Small and medium-sized businesses interested in business-grade FiOS services can visit www.verizon.com/bizfiostv to see online offers or call 877-FiOS BIZ (877-346-7249) for more information.
FiOS TV Service Highlights
FiOS TV offers more than 600 all-digital channels, including 134 HD channels, in Massachusetts, all with extraordinary clarity and theater-quality sound. Customers also have access to FiOS TV's video-on-demand (VOD) service, with 2,800 HD titles per month. FiOS TV also provides next-generation interactive services including an advanced interactive media guide; social TV, news and entertainment widgets; remote DVR management; multi-room DVR; and more.
More information about FiOS TV features is available at http://www22.verizon.com/residential/fiostv/overview#features.
Programming choices for Hispanic, African-American, Asian, Russian and other multicultural audiences are available in every market, making FiOS TV an outlet for emerging and independent networks to showcase their diverse programming.
Verizon's fiber network delivers amazingly sharp pictures and sound, and has the capacity to transmit a wide array of high-definition programming that is so clear and intense it seems to leap from the TV screen. In addition to FiOS TV, Verizon's fiber network delivers Internet download speeds of up to 50 Mbps (megabits per second) and upload speeds of up to 35 Mbps, as well as high-quality voice service.*
* NOTE: Actual (throughput) speeds will vary.
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