Research shows that when shopping for a new home, today's prospective home-buyers consider things like location, price, school districts-- and fiber. Whether a home has a direct fiber connection has become an important factor home-buyers consider when choosing a house.
According to one study, when shopping for a new home, access to fiber to the home (FTTH) for fast Internet rated #1 in importance, above access to green space, parks, walking trails, and security patrols. * Another study revealed consumers perceive that Fios® increases the value of a $200,000 condominium by over $5,000. ^