Being forced to spend more time indoors means that we’ve all been spending a lot more time online; it’s estimated that internet use has increased by 70% as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And with adult family members taking video calls as they work from home and kids either in virtual classrooms, playing games online, or streaming videos simultaneously, your internet service has no doubt been pushed to its limits — or past them. If you’ve experienced lags or lost connections as a result, then perhaps you’ve been thinking about upgrading. With Verizon offering incentives for signing up for its 100% fiber-optic FiOS internet service, now is a great time to switch to the fastest internet in America.
One of our favorite internet service providers, Verizon FiOS offers download speeds of up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds that nearly match. Plus, you can build your own customized internet, TV, and phone bundle so that you aren’t paying for stuff you don’t want or need. And right now, depending on the plan you choose, you’ll get 3 to 12 months of Discovery+, Verizon’s real-life entertainment package that includes Animal Planet, the Food Network, and the Learning Channel, for free.
If you have a family of zealous internet users and want the best quality internet service for them, then the FiOS Gigabit Connection is the way to go. Verizon’s fastest internet, it delivers the aforementioned speeds up to 940 Mbps. It can handle multiple users who are simultaneously videoconferencing, streaming 4K movies, playing games, or using bandwidth-hogging apps without lagging. It’s also Verizon’s best deal. Right now, you’ll get a $100 Verizon gift card when you sign up by March 17, as well as 12 months of ad-free Discovery+ (an $84 value) for free. And for $80 a month, you’ll also get a router rental and free Stream TV device included. Plus, Verizon mobile users with Unlimited Wireless plans will get $20 off their monthly bill, and as mentioned, you can bundle your internet service with a Fios TV service package to get an even better deal.
If your internet use isn’t as substantial, Verizon’s other two FiOS plans will be more than sufficient for most households. For $60 per month, you get 400 Mbps and six months of ad-free Discovery+ for free, while the 200 Mbps plan costs $40 per month and comes with Discovery+ for free for three months. Verizon mobile users with Unlimited Wireless plans will get $10 off their monthly bill with these plans. These offers expire March 17.
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