Verizon offers service in 11 states. The average download speed on Verizon is 3 Mbps. Verizon offers service in 175,171,614 Households. Your best chance of finding Verizon service is in District of Columbia, their largest coverage area. You can also find Verizon in New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, and many others. It is a DSL provider, which means they deliver service through your traditional phone lines. Internet service enters the house through a common phone outlet, which is connected to a DSL modem. From here you can connect your wifi router or use an Ethernet cable.