So, my car goes 130 mph - do I drive it that fast? The average home computer user will never use the speeds that either company touts. (at least not yet) There is a reason why Verizon is breaking up their union and why Verizon Wireless partnered with Comcast and other cable providers. Verizon Wireless is non-union and forward thinking there lies the strength in the company. Keep an eye on both.