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How come some people cant get dsl?

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Bob

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In the UK to be able to get DSL you have to live within 5k of a telephone exchange - I believe the same applies to the US - it has to do with the distance limitations of using wire.
 

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In the US it is 22,000 line feet from the office where the DSLAM (Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer) is located. Phone companies CAN daisy chain DSLAMs to extend range, but it expensive to "upgrade" the hardware for a relatively small portion of their business.
 

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also ... some people in the UK still dont have a good enough exchange to get DSL ... stupid BT wont install our DSLAM till next june :(

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