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CO

Central Office A circuit switch that terminates all the access lines in a particular area; a physical building where the local switching equipment is found. xDSL lines running from a subscriber's home connect at their local central office. Although the local phone company owns the CO, it may contain equipment from one or more other CLECs who lease space there.. so even though your Telco says no DSL is available, that merely means no DSL is available from them.


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