said by Steely:
I agree, but if Verizon hadn't marched onto Comcast's footprint a few years ago with the (at least then) superior FiOS product and aggressively marketed as they did
Minneapolis was the first market to get the DOCSIS 3.0 upgrade. The ILECs here are Centrylink (formerly Embarq/Sprint/United) and Qwest. No Verizon or any other similar speed offering anywhere in sight.