NEW YORK – Verizon is making high-quality and reliable high-speed internet with no data caps more accessible to customers who qualify for financial assistance through Verizon Fios Forward. First offered to new customers in April 2020, Fios Forward greatly exceeds the speed and capabilities typically available for traditional home Internet assistance programs, and offers eligible customers a discount that lowers the cost of fast and reliable Fios Internet to as little as $19.99 per month plus tax.
Verizon Fios Forward, available to new and, now also, to existing customers who qualify for the Lifeline government assistance program, breaks the mold of affordable home internet offers, which often lacks the speed and capacity to meet the multi-user demands of at-home learning and remote work. Rather than create a sub-tier of service that limits the capacity for students to learn and families to seek advancement opportunities in a digitally-dependent future, it helps underserved households access the same Verizon Fios service rated Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Residential Internet Service in the East1.
“Our guiding principle is that we create the networks that move the world forward. Far too many families will be left behind if their home Internet can’t keep pace with today’s demands for learning and work,” said Frank Boulben, SVP-Consumer Marketing & Product at Verizon. “We know the impact connectivity has on advancement, so we’re extending Fios Forward to support digital inclusion and help create opportunity with affordable access to high-performing