NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verizon today announced students can get Fios, our fast, award-winning fiber optic network, starting at just $20 a month with Auto Pay and select cellular plans. 5G. As colleges and universities continue to offer students virtual options for coursework — and some students wait until the wee hours of the morning for essays — reliable and affordable home internet shouldn’t be a problem.
“College is the first time many students live alone and the first time they have to make decisions about choosing an internet service, which is why we offer them super fast and super reliable service on the network 100% fiber optics at an incredible price,” said Nina Bibby, senior vice president of consumer segment marketing at Verizon. “With college attendance costs at an all-time high, it’s important for students to know that they have a new choice for the Internet and most importantly: that they don’t have to sacrifice quality to save.”
Starting today, students enrolled in an accredited public or private degree-granting university or college in the Fios footprint have access to Verizon’s award-winning fast and reliable home internet starting at just $20 per month. with Auto Pay and select 5G mobile plans – all on the network American relies on – with no data caps, no annual contracts, no additional fees, no equipment charges, and the price is the price, guaranteed for two years . So as they settle into the college year, they can ditch cable and save with Verizon Home Internet.
This is another example of Verizon’s drive to accelerate national broadband adoption through our 5G, fiber and LTE home internet offerings.
Actively enrolled students who are new Fios Internet customers are eligible for the student offer with up to $10 off per month. Existing Verizon Mobile customers who add Fios Internet can also save on their Internet bill.
Customers must verify enrollment in an accredited public or private degree-granting university or college and offer one year discount applicable; after that, the student must double-check their student status to retain the internet discount. Visit verizon.com/students for more information.
You are not a student? Get Verizon Home Internet starting at $25 per month
Even if you’re not a teacher or student, Verizon Home Internet – Fios Home Internet, 5G Home Internet, and LTE Home Internet – starts at the low price of $25 per month with AutoPay and a premium 5G mobile plan – all without additional charges, equipment charges, annual contracts, or data caps.
Internet and 5G Ultra Wideband services are available in select areas and 5G Nationwide is available in over 2,700 cities. To learn more about Verizon Home Internet Services, go to verizon.com/home and enter your address to see what service is available in your area.
More offers for teachers and students
As back-to-school shopping heats up, Verizon is offering affordable deals on 5G accessories and devices, all on the network America relies on. Teachers and students can stack the savings with additional discounts.
And at Verizon, teachers and students can save up to $25/month on all of our unlimited 5G plans; and, new and existing Fios can also save up to $15 per month on Fios Home Internet. Learn more about the Fios Home Internet Teacher Discount.
Supporting digital education, access and inclusion
Providing equal learning opportunities and resources is a long-term commitment for Verizon as part of the company’s responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon. By expanding digital access and resources, Verizon is ensuring people have the skills needed for the jobs of the future. Through Citizen Verizon and the key pillar of digital inclusion, the company is focused on supporting digital equity and inclusion, and is on track to meet its responsible business goal of providing 10 million young people digital skills training by 2030.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was established on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York and operating globally, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company provides data, video and voice services and solutions across its award-winning networks and platforms, meeting customer demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.
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