Photos: Verizon FiOS installation step by step Summary: Verizon fiber-optic network took up a little turf, but the increased broadband speeds were worth it. By Larry Dignan | August 10, 2007 -- 07:53 GMT (00:53 PDT) Follow @ldignan Previous | Next Image 19 of 20 I set up my older router as a downstream router to boost the wireless signal--just in case the complaints I read in talkbacks were true. So far so good. Topics: Hardware, Data Management, Mobility, Networking, Outage, Telcos, Verizon Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.