reply to Larhleolynx
Re: Trying to help a friend
said by Larhleolynx:Then there's absolutely no way to know what speed or level of service his line is capable of. The only way is to order the service, see how it works, and then fix the wiring problems (if there even are any problems). You might find that it works perfectly!
None of the phone lines on the apartment are actually in-use currently. They're all dead lines, or should be.
The presence of DSL service to the other building, or even the same building, should not affect his ability to get DSL.