Central Offices

Central Office locations are the primary office of the local exchange carrier. They are typically buildings where the lines of end users are cross-connected to switching equipment that connects other users to each other, both locally and via long distance carriers. The Central Office locations store telecom hubs and switches. This telecom product includes location information, the telecommunications companies, and equipment hosted in the facility. Central Office locations are available for the entire United States or by CBSAs. This dataset empowers users in network planning, competitive analysis, urban planning, and economic development.

Technically Speaking,

Central Office locations serve as the main hub for local exchange carriers. This dataset depicts detailed location information, telecommunication companies, and equipment hosted in these facilities. These locations house crucial telecom hubs and switches. This dataset is available for the entire United States or by specific licensed areas of interest.

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Central Office Locations

How Central Offices Data Can Be Utilized

Clients accessing GeoTel’s Central Office dataset can view equipment types, location, and operating company details. A typical central office connects to the network infrastructure, allowing carriers to track subscriber information. GeoTel clients can identify the telecom providers in a geographic service area.

Central Offices are pivotal in connecting users locally and across long distances. Our GIS Telecom Product provides comprehensive data on these crucial locations, including equipment details, and associated telecom companies. Accessing this data empowers users in network planning, competitive analysis, urban planning, and economic development.

Benefits of Central Offices

  • Network Planning:

    • Determine inter-connectivity, network hierarchy, and access gateway nodes.
    • Streamline network planning processes.
  • Competitive Analysis:

    • Generate insights based on ILEC and CLEC indicators.
    • Facilitate informed decision-making in a competitive landscape.
  • Urban Planning and Economic Development:

    • Disseminate network analysis for use in urban planning.
    • Support economic development initiatives through strategic insights.

Central Office Locations in GIS and SaaS

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