I dont see what the big deal is with most people using FTTH the solution to your issues is to not use the crap ZTE router they supply you with and go by a better router such as this »www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a···33320174
. I have had fioptics for almost a year now and have had 0 Problems with the services besides the core outage they had with the TV that caused them to send me a $25 gift card.
To put things into comparison
100mbit pipe = 12.1 MB/s in actual speed(which is consistent)
1024KB/s = 1MB
What im "bursting" up to and sometimes seeing consistently