Ying & Yang in the Burbs . . . Looks like it all depends on where you live in this area. My story is the exact opposite. And I probably only live a couple miles East of you.
All ya can do is never stop investigating.
Good luck. I hope it all stays great. Mine was great this time last year, now . . . I just got Xfinity installed because Qwest?CL failed horrendously. Now my cable new cable Internet beats DSL by 3X/6X faster and a lot (really a lot) cheaper.