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DSLAM's (Also called RSLAM's, RDSLAM's, or Remote CO's) to provide service in SOME areas that were once too far away from their DSLAM in the CO. The Remote DSLAM will be located on your line, somewhere between the central office and your home. With a remote DSLAM, Your plain old telephone service (POTS) is still routed all the way to the CO, but the DSL service terminates before that at the remote DSLAM, and from that point connects to a fibre optic line that is not limited by distance.
In addition, even if you knew where your CO was, there's no telling what route the phone wire takes from there to your home. It may seem logical that they would take the shortest route, however this is often not the case. There are many pipes and services underground, and phone lines may be routed in an indirect path to avoid these obstacles.
In short, knowing the CO location will not help you obtain, upgrade, or troubleshoot DSL service. The only people that need to know where the CO is located are employees of the telephone company who work there.
If you are still curious, you may be able to find the location of your CO by using this website: »www.telcodata.us/telcodata/telco. "Input an Area Code (required) followed by the Prefix, or Exchange (optional). Then click on "detailed switch information."
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