Yahoo!, Verizon Team for FiOS Service

Verizon and Yahoo! today announced a new co-branded broadband service for users of Verizon’s high speed FiOS Internet service. Verizon Yahoo! for FiOS is now available for Verizon customers in parts of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia.

Verizon Yahoo! for FiOS, the two companies said, combines broadband connection speeds of up to 30 megabits per second (Mbps) downstream and 5 Mbps upstream with a wide variety of premium Yahoo! features. Verizon Yahoo! for FiOS will be the default choice for all new Verizon FiOS Internet customers.

“FiOS Internet customers already enjoy super-fast upstream and downstream connections that make advanced online services an everyday part of their lives,” said John Wimsatt, senior vice president broadband solutions for Verizon. “Now they can get even more out of that incredible speed with premium offerings from Yahoo! that bring them even richer entertainment, communication, productivity and online protection services.”