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In most cases, regions around a CO are connected to that CO and no others. In the majority of cases, even if you identify a nearer CO, there is simply no copper running from that CO to your house. Requesting a new number will therefore not change your exchange, and your availability results.

One of our members had a different experience though. "Actually if you order a new phone number it increases your chances. My first phone number has no copper yet my second phone line does so it is possible. A friend of mine actually got a new phone number and got DSL on that number."

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last modified: 2005-03-24 20:10:14

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