Posted Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT by Dick Ward
There's no extra charge for month-to-month service, and even better:no early termination fees.
Verizon's FiOS service has a lot going for it, whether you're in it for the fast internet connection or the assortment of channels. But until now it's had some strong negative points to it too.
Verizon has been running its FiOS services like it runs its cell phone services. When you ordered FiOS in the past, you typically had to sign a one or two year agreement, and what's worse, you had to pay early termination fees if you canceled. If you wanted to pay month-to-month without a contract, you had to pay an extra $20 on top of your normal bill.
But someone at Verizon finally saw the light and fixed that. Now month-to-month customers can get into FiOS at the same price as customers signing the contract. The difference now being that a two year agreement means Verizon can't hike up the price on you until the contract is up.
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