Verizon High Speed Internet Verizon DSL and Verizon High Speed FAQ
Verizon High Speed Internet and Verizon Bundle (Verizon FiOS, DIRECTV, Home & Wireless Phone) service deals are hot. Our Verizon Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) pages were created to provide answers to questions we receive via email from site visitors. Please check the Verizon specials order forms accessible through the links on our web site for special offer details, terms and conditions. Verizon internet services frequently asked questions are broken down into the following sub-sections:
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Verizon High Speed Internet
How does Verizon High Speed Internet work?
Verizon High Speed Internet (Verizon DSL) is a broadband technology that carries high bandwidth information over ordinary copper phone lines. With Verizon DSL high speed internet service you get faster and smoother internet access connections compared to dial-up internet service. With Verizon DSL you can surf the Internet plus make and receive phone calls at the same time. No busy signals, no waiting to connect to the Internet.
How does Verizon High Speed Internet compare to cable internet?
Cable internet services use a shared cable line with multiple users connected to the same local cable line. Verizon High Speed Internet service provides a dedicated connection via your phone line, to the Verizon Central office so you don’t have to share your local internet access connection with other users. With Verizon DSL service you will always have an open connection available to you.
Will I need an additional phone line for Verizon High Speed Internet?
No. Your Verizon High Speed Internet (Verizon DSL) service will be installed on your existing phone line. This means you can talk on your phone or fax simultaneously and access the Internet at the same time. To qualify for the Verizon high speed internet special promotion pricing found on our web site, you must have an existing Verizon phone line. If you currently do not have a Verizon home phone line and are in a Verizon service area, try to sign up for a Verizon Bundle package deal which includes Verizon home phone service.
Will my phone work if my modem loses power?
Yes. The Verizon DSL modem is designed so that your normal Verizon phone service will operate even if the modem is unplugged or otherwise disabled.
Can I order Verizon High Speed Internet specials from your site if I already have Verizon Online Dial-up internet service?
If you currently have or recently had Verizon Online Dial-up internet service, you might need to call your local Verizon business office to order Verizon High Speed Internet. The Verizon special offers on our web site generally apply to new customers only, though terms and conditions change from month to month. If you have Verizon dial-up internet service through another provider such as AOL, Yahoo, MSN, Netzero, Netscape, PeoplePC, etc, you should be able to order Verizon High Speed Internet online using our special offer links.
How do I order Verizon High Speed Internet if I already have Verizon Online Dial-up?
If you already have Verizon Online Dial-up internet service, try a Verizon Bundle special offer, or call your local Verizon business office to order Verizon High Speed Internet. If you have dial-up internet service from another provider such as AOL, Yahoo, MSN, Netzero, etc, you can Order Verizon High Speed Internet online using our special offer pages.
What affects my Verizon internet access speed?
When you connect to the Internet using Verizon High Speed Internet (Verizon DSL), the internet access speeds that you will experience will vary based on a variety of factors, which include but are not limited to the following:
- Distance of your telephone line from a Verizon Central Office
- Condition of telephone wiring inside and outside your location
- Computer configuration
- Network or Internet congestion
- Server and router speeds of the Web sites you access
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