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Shop at the Speed of FiOS: A Closer Look at Cyber Monday

by Employee ‎11-21-2012 10:28 AM - edited ‎11-21-2012 11:21 AM

cybermonday_IG_112012_thumb.jpgBack in 2010, Cyber Monday became the largest single online shopping day of the year in the U.S. Of course, that amazing feat was surpassed in 2011, and all projections for 2012 have sales for the day going through the roof. People are ready to celebrate the holiday season in a big way, as conservative estimates are predicting at least $1.5 billion in sales!

 

Since Verizon FiOS customers enjoy the fastest and most consistent Internet speeds available -- unlike cable company broadband that actually slows down when more of its customers are using it -- FiOS Internet users can take full and fast advantage of amazing Cyber Monday deals at their leisure. For popular items that sell out quickly, this can make the difference between a successful Cyber Monday and having to resort to the dreaded “Plan B.”

 

And, because FiOS Internet uses a Verizon-provided WiFi router, they have freedom-of-speed throughout your home. Connect your laptop, your tablet or your smartphone, wherever you wish, whenever you like. So while everybody else has to frantically search for deals, our customers can relax in their pajamas and sip a cup o’ joe while taking care of their holiday shopping lying in bed, lounging on the sofa, or at the kitchen table -- at the unmatched speed of FiOS.

 

This year, we’ve compiled a brief look at the history of Cyber Monday to get your savings juices flowing. In addition to loads of interesting facts and data about everyone’s favorite online shopping day, we’ve got a list of the best sites that will be collecting deals they find around the web, the most popular products of last Cyber Monday and more.

 

When it comes to FiOS, once you've got it, you get it. Nobody understands that like Verizon FiOS customers, and once you “get” Cyber Monday, you’ll be tracking down the best deals online like a pro. Now get shopping!

 

P.S. Don’t forget to check out our own Cyber… well… EVERYDAY deals on our FiOS Double Play and Triple Play bundles (psst… they make great stocking stuffers).

Comments
by ‎11-24-2012 04:19 PM - edited ‎11-24-2012 04:22 PM

Hey I have FiOS 50/20 Quantum. Can't get GPON. How about a GPON stocking stuffer. Seems like FiOS would upgrade Washington DC Metro, or at least a few locations. I would Sign up on Cyber Monday!

 

I have had FiOS in Montgomery County, Maryland since launch here. No competition except for Comcast. Oh that's right, you are partners. So that blows that comment.:smileytongue:

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Bob Elek

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Bob stays on top of developments and issues with Verizon’s Consumer and Mass Business segment from his home base in Florida. He has been involved with FiOS since it was first being developed and deployed in 2004.

Alberto Canal

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Alberto is in the public relations group. He loves to share tech, sustainability, feel-good, and random news of interest. A happy FiOS quad play customer, he likes to use his family as guinea pigs.

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Deidre is a member of the consumer PR team and loves to talk everything FiOS and everything football. She’s also a happy Triple Play customer.

Phil Santoro

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Phil has been extolling the virtues of FiOS ever since he had his Triple Play installed and can’t image how he ever managed without it. He writes about developing technologies that enable him to fuel his addiction to movies and sports whenever he wants, no matter where he is.

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Caroline manages the Verizon FiOS Google+ page, capturing the latest in entertainment, technology, sports and everything in between. She loves using social media and the written word to extend the FiOS conversation.

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