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Simply put, Verizon High Speed Internet is available where I currently live, but FiOS is not. I find it odd, that only some of the services is available in this area, while the one that is advertised heavily on TV and claiming to be in my area is very much not.

Status: In Progress
FiOS will pass slightly more than 18M homes by early next year. We are adding many homes this year ... hopefully you are one of those homes... if not, have you considered moving ... I heard Rhode Island is lovely in the summer and that Dallas has pretty great BBQ :smileywink:

I know you are corporate conglomerate like the rest of the tv providers. More and more tv is going to on demand and on the internet. I'm sure most cordcutters wouldn't mind paying $20-30 more a month if those certain channels you do have were available web only. I'm not talking about your live TV streams but your on demand stuff. 


TV is changing and people are watching shows in a non traditional manor. 


Positives for you


  • 100% profitable 
  • Fewer service calls (most users doing this are tech savy)
  • Additional profits from allowing subscriptions to premium channels
  • No equipment in the customer's home 
  • Additional customers asking for the service (no one else is doing it)




  • none


Status: Acknowledged

Support 3rd party routers

Status: Already Exists
by seancusick on ‎02-25-2011 05:02 PM

Allow ipad/iphone/android apps to work without the action tech router.  Have the box communicate to the network, or internet.  Hate that we have to have the outdated action tech installed for ppv and ipad connection.

Status: Already Exists
VOD / PPV is required because your router needs to have MoCA (if you buy one that has it... then even those will work). Many customers use their own home network configuration and have everything working just fine... you need to know how to set up your home network (e.g. port forwarding)... we don't prevent this... but we don't provide support to help make it work either...


Looking over my firewall log I see countless UDP and TCP attempts to get through.

Strangely enough, many are from Verizon customers!

That is according to:

Some of these may be script kiddies, some may be Verizon customers with infected machines. In any case there should be a link in place where a Verizon customer should be able to report these with a copy of firewall logs and Verizon should do something about it. 


All it takes is some coding to make a web page that could accept router firewall logs and cross check that the submitting IP address is a Verizon address. Otherwise reject it saying this service is only for Verizon customers.


Or the "service" could be only made available if logged in to "My Verizon.



Stay logged in

Status: Already Exists
by LarrySCohen on ‎03-19-2013 04:05 PM

You used to have a way to stay logged in for two weeks.  That option appears to no longer be available.  Please bring it back!  Better yet, let me stay logged in forever.

Status: Already Exists
Forever? I like to stayed logged in too! Actually, there is a box that says "Keep me logged in." It is located at the bottom of the log in area. It no longer says 2 weeks, but the My Verizon teams notes that the time frame is still in place.

Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Status: Acknowledged
by Lovlymae on ‎02-17-2011 01:31 PM



I am a happy, loyal customer however, I wish verizon fios would provide Wi-Fi hot spots like optimum online has. I have an IPhone and frequently see the option of optimum online wi fi. I know Optimum customers can log on and have wi fi connection. I would love to have Verizon provide the same!

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while you are updating the home page add more features for mac os x 10.7.1 lion show more advertisement of your products working on mac computers like flex view media manager gaming on demand support and premium technical support and update your screen sharing to work with mac os x 10.7.1 lion like bomgar and gotoassist this will bring you more business and less complaints


New Modem/Router For FiOS area DSL Customers

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by ARKx on ‎01-27-2011 12:45 PM

To Whom It May Concern:


Hi we have VZ DSL in Philadelphia off of your PHLAPARE/Regeant CO North of Lehigh Ave.  The trouble is we don't qualify for FiOS yet but those from Lehigh Ave and points South do, so I know we'll be qualifying the "near future" just don't know how much longer.  We've also been bumped up to ADSL2+ on our line mode, and I assume the rest of us in the city will be too gradually.


One thing that will help would be adding a new Modem/Router to the FiOS area DSL customers from Actiontec the V1000H.  It is a 1 for All modem/router; it has 1 RJ-11 ADSL2/2+/VDSL phone port, 1 Gigabit Ethernet WAN, 4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, 1 HPNA v3.1/MoCA Coax port, and an 802.11bgn Multiple SSID Wi-Fi wireless network capability.  This is the best I've seen it supports everything.  This way you can deploy this modem/router to current DSL customers where FiOS will be coming that have been moved over to ADSL2+ or do so when this router/modem is sent out to a customer.  Then they keep the same router and make a few WAN side changes when they get FiOS and that's it no major LAN infrastructure changes like a new router.  Here's the product page:


I look forward to seeing it as an option through your site.


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Fix It / Tell Us

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by robbhi on ‎08-30-2011 09:06 PM

How about fixing (and not patching) internet "service" in the 570 area code?  On/off losing data stream.  Another novel idea.... let us know EXACTLY what the problem(s) are (is) and tell us how things are progressing and what is happening?

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a separate phone line when it's VOIP data?

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by diggadave on ‎11-21-2010 09:50 AM - last edited on ‎12-21-2010 11:09 AM by Admin Emeritus

I get why Verizon wants to differentiate between phone and data services on wireless plans (bandwidth limitations have been more than ably demonstrated by AT&T's iPhone issues), but on residential services, it's just a rip-off.


The phone services is essentially a VOIP service and as such it's just data, which is more than adequately charged for under the internet service I pay for through FiOS. At this point, having wasted time and effort to try contacting Customer Service about dropping my home phone service (the office was closed for the weekend - inconvenient unless I want to call from work, no?) and worked through the Tech Support phone maze (enduring push ads for services I don't want before I even get to the menu options), I finally logged in to myVerizon, worked through the Shop options to see if I can Customize my own bundle package, only to find that I can't  do it online.  Presumably this is because I would be reducing my billable services.


You can see by that last paragraph that it takes too long to get anything done with Verizon or to find out they can't / won't do it.

If Verizon wants to retain me as a customer, then why not let me view the costs of a truly customized package? Rather than paying a Customer Service rep to have their ears bent by me (assuming I ever get hold of one), you would actually find out what I AM interested in, and you might find that I am happy with lower bandwidth on my internet connection, freeing up capacity for other customers. Verizon doesn't even offer the 10/2 speed we signed for any more, but it's perfectly adequate for my needs. Similarly, I'm fine with the TV package, but the landline can go and will, or you won't have a customer at all.



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Increased Availability, specifically Amarillo, Texas.

Status: New Idea
by GershwynnJay on ‎04-02-2012 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎06-21-2012 05:53 PM by Moderator

I just want to know what the protocol is for Verizon FIOS to enter a new market, a new city.  It would be a very good idea for youse guys to start up in Amarillo, TX.  The reason is immediate success.  Amarillo has a monopoly on everything, including Cable and Internet service.  Suddenlink is the only provider in town, and it is not that good.  If Verizon FIOS were to start up there, people would jump on board faster than your internet claims to be (150MB).  I am sure of this.  I have recently discovered Fios myself, and I love it.  I'm sure the folks in Amarillo would love it, as well.  I just want to get the ball rolling so the service can be up and running by the time I move back there.  It is my home, and it should have the best.  Get to it!

Please consider allowing customers to downgrade high speed internet service plans online. It is both time-intensive and customer service-prohibitive to not allow your customers to make a decision without having to call during weekday business hours. We pay for your service so that we can access our online content at the times which are convenient to us. When you only allow a customer to increase their consumption, then do not provide an opportunity to scale back in the same manner, you both confuse and frustrate us. Give us the freedom of choice and we will give you our continued business.

Status: Acknowledged


Status: Already Exists
by Jahsonjb on ‎01-26-2013 10:26 AM

I was just thinking it would be a lot more convenient if there was a mobile phone app for Verizon residential services. I noticed there is one for the wireless services, so it would be great if an app was created for the other services. This way I wont always have to go on my computer to look at my account information or pay the bill. Just something I've been thinking about that might be a helpful suggestion to improving overall service provided to the loyal customers. 

Status: Already Exists
You are in luck! It is called the My FiOS App.

Internet phone conversations

Status: Acknowledged
by peterighos on ‎05-30-2011 10:31 AM - last edited on ‎06-17-2011 09:53 AM by Admin Emeritus

I want to be able to place and recieve incoming phone calls on my home p.c. I have verizon fios internet, t.v. and digital voice. Is there any way to make and recieve calls on my p.c. without using skype?

Status: Acknowledged


Status: Acknowledged
by rpmveriz on ‎02-14-2012 07:33 PM

Here's a great idea. How about you stop spamming my other e-mail address? I have no business relationship with Verizon, don't intend to have one, and will never have one now. Spam! - in this day and age. How low class. Who sold you my address?

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