First Dial Up, then DSL now Fiber Optic to homes and businesses. For those businesses and home users wanting the fastest and cleanest connections possible, Verizon continues to put fiber optic cables directly to homes and businessses.
At a recent news conference, the company announced new fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) deployment to homes and businesses in Virginia as well as in parts of Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania — bringing to nine the total number of states where work is under way. The company had previously announced FTTP deployment in California, Florida and Texas as part its plan to pass some 1 million homes and businesses with the new technology this year. Verizon plans to pass some 2 million additional homes and businesses with the new technology next year. (full details)