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Verizon 100-Mbps Broadband Home Router

Monty Solomon (
Wed, 28 Jun 2006 22:05:44 -0400

Verizon Unlocks Full Potential of Fiber-Based FiOS Internet and
Video Services With Advanced 100-Mbps Broadband Home Router
- Jun 28, 2006 08:00 AM (PR Newswire)

New Broadband Home Router Supplied by Actiontec Electronics Now Being
Installed in Customers' Homes When They Order FiOS Internet Service
and FiOS TV;

Device Also Reduces Installation Times While Avoiding Need to Install
New Equipment for Future Services

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New customers of Verizon's industry-
leading FiOS broadband and video services, provided over the company's
fiber- to-the-premises network, will now receive the most advanced
in-home broadband networking router available today.

The new router -- designed and built to Verizon's specifications and
supplied by Actiontec Electronics of Sunnyvale, Calif. -- is the basis
of Verizon's digital home architecture, and is capable of providing
connectivity to the FiOS network at speeds of up to 100 megabits per
second (Mbps). It leverages existing in-home wiring for broadband data
and video signals and delivers easy, high-quality, more reliable
home-networking solutions to provide connectivity to the increasing
number of connected consumer devices. The new broadband home router
also supports remote management that uses new industry standards known
as TR-069, enabling Verizon to perform troubleshooting without having
to dispatch a technician.

Customers who purchase Verizon's FiOS Internet Service products, as
well as those who order FiOS TV, will automatically receive the new
router as part of the installation.


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