local central office

local central office

[′lō·kəl ¦sen·trəl ′ȯf·əs]
(communications)
A telephone central office, which terminates subscriber lines and makes connections with other central offices, usually equipped to serve 10,000 main telephones of its immediate community.
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The frame relay network connects these locations together, and there are no local central office lines at the remote sites.
While the college had 10T-1s to support its voice system, its new bandwidth-rich data network was ultimately relegated to a single T-1 out to the local central office. Turner knew it was only a matter of time before that imbalance caused a bottleneck.
Rather, the local Internet traffic is terminated in the local central office by a digital subscriber loop multiplexer (DSLAM).
The video signal is delivered from a local central office to homes using fiber cable or a mix of fiber and copper.
For longer reach we backhauled one line through GTE's local central office to an employee's home.
Because it is integrated on the PBX, we are prepared for future growth and technology when full T1 links are installed at the local central office," Krumwiede notes.
The switching "nerve center" can be at any protected site (not all sites must be protected), either at the end user's premises or the local central office.
Frustratingly, the country's internet could be sped up almost immediately by activating the brand new fiber optic backbone to carry traffic from local central offices to international exchanges.
Verizon is in the process of building and installing the necessary video equipment into local central offices in the region, and anticipates that FiOS TV service will be turned on for new customers in the Albany county communities late in the first quarter this year.
The company said that it is in the process of building and installing the necessary video equipment into local central offices in the region, and anticipates that FiOS TV service will be turned on for new customers in the Schenectady county village late in the first quarter of 2011.

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