Check distance to nearest telco/central office
I'm relocating and want to check the distance from my new address to the nearest telco/central office. Is there anyway of doing this online or do I need to contact the phone co.?
actions · 2008-Jan-19 6:01 pm · (locked)
Mountaineer1Big WVU FanPremium,MVM
actions · 2008-Jan-19 6:45 pm · (locked)
The map gave the the nearest CO, I then googled it to locate the address. Seems I'm 2.2 driving mi. away. Not to bad:)
actions · 2008-Jan-19 8:24 pm · (locked)
|reply to Mountaineer1 |
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actions · 2008-Jan-19 10:09 pm · (locked)
levAnyone else remember ISDN?Premium,Ex-mod 2002-08
|reply to jerlands | said by jerlands:
Seems I'm 2.2 driving mi. away. Not to bad:)
That can be not too good too.
2.2 miles is a little more than 11,600 feet.
Not bad IF every splice is perfect and your pair takes the shortest possible path.
Your mileage may vary, but I think I know something new that can help figure it out.
actions · 2008-Jan-19 11:06 pm · (locked)
Mineral Ridge, OH
Maybe there's a remote terminal or something he'll be able to get on. 2.2 miles road distance is no where near accurate. Not to mention whatever cross-boxes and other obstacles his line may go through.
Hopefully the positive will come out. I'm 2.6 miles driving distance from mine, I know the exact path my pair takes and theoretically I should still be ok, but mine tests a little longer than the 13,000 feet or so that it would be.
His best bet will be to post a prequal in »AT&T Direct
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actions · 2008-Jan-19 11:19 pm · (locked)
I've qualified but was considering u-verse thinking latency would be reduced. My present location is 3.1 driving miles from CO, latency is 59ms and w/elite speed is around 6Mbs
actions · 2008-Jan-20 12:44 am · (locked)
East Lansing, MI
|reply to Mountaineer1 |
According to that I'm 2.4 miles or almost 12,700 feet from the nearest CO. Yet I have Elite.
I'm actually less than 5K feet from an RT which isn't shown on coinfo.
Edit: just saw his response. Obviously, Elite isn't coming from 3.1 miles away. There's an RT or U-Verse box somewhere close by.
actions · 2008-Jan-20 12:48 am · (locked)
When they do the install I'll see if I can get the line distance then see how »/coinfo
compares and post back results.
actions · 2008-Jan-20 12:53 am · (locked)