It seems that Verizon is now entering the home security market as well. They have produced a new home security product that has recently then released. Verizon is known as a juggernaut in the telecommunications and consumer technology arena. They boast about having the largest cellular telephone network in the United States. Does this make them a viable option for getting into the residential or commercial security and surveillance business? We investigated the FIOS network powered system a bit to find out. If you are looking to talk to an expert about home security, you can talk to a trusted professional from Protect America.


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What is FIOS?

FIOS is a new blazing fast network of fibre optic cable offered by the Verizon company. Their Canary product is a residential security product developed by Verizon. Canary Home Security is not necessary because the FIOS network can be used to power any security network running through its ports. Verizon is a major player in the ISP market. ISP is short for Internet Service Provider. Home Security products in the modern world, especially cloud recording devices, need a strong reliable Internet Network to be useful.

This is where the FIOS system can be helpful. Their reviews have shown to be very positive when discussing the reliability and speed of the FIOS network from Verizon. The FIOS network has been in operation since about 2010 so it has had some time to develop. The Canary system, which can be configured through the FIOS network offers a complete home security system in one device. The device looks a bit like Amazon’s Alexa speaker. It adapts to your home over time and sends notifications containing high definition (HD) video to your smart phone. There are no monthly fees or contracts required to set it up. There is also a one-year warranty available on the product.

Features of FIOS system

You can use the FIOS routers with your DVR systems setup up for home monitoring, security and surveillance. This is the ultimate benefit of home security on the FIOS network from Verizon. Because the speeds and reliability of the connection is so good on the network, there won’t be much to worry about in terms of video storage and activity feeds. The Canary system is an okay addition to get with your Verizon Internet package, but it is not necessary.


You can choose from a wide variety of DVRs, cameras, panels and other security equipment from a wide variety of vendors and retailers both online and offline. If you need help selecting a product that is right for you and your budget and are interested in using them on the Verizon FIOS fibre otpic network or for cloud storage of security footage from your home security system, don’t hesitate to call the pros at Protect America. These experts have had years of experience helping people to configure security systems at their homes in a DIY fashion.

Where to Buy FIOS

FIOS is a reliable and fast Internet service provided by Verizon. Therefore, you should just be able to contact Verizon directly to get access to a customer support team or agent that help get you setup on the FIOS network in your area. You might want to mention where you live right away when you contact them to see if the FIOS network is even available where you live. FIOS is a great network to use for home security, surveillance and monitoring so it would be worth the call at least. Interested in monitored home security? Get a free quote from Protect America.