test for high speed availabilty

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According to the map we are just outside the Hazelridge rural area covered by by high speed availability. Is there a way to test to determine if high speed might be able to reach a little farther to our property?
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If you dial the 204-call-mts (204-225-5687) number there is a test that MTS can run to determine if you are eligible (disclaimer I have never had to have the provisioning test run so I don't know if they do it while you wait on the phone or its done by the test group later). 

The maps are sort of a general description of where service is available.  There have been a few posts on here where some people have found that the maps were not current and they indeed could get service.

It all depends on where / how the cable that services you is running. 

Not all cables are run in the direction you would think (the main line that serves your area may loop around a mile road somewhere) and there is a distance limitation for DSL service from the node.
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Clifford has the best advice. I do believe that a tech will need to physically connect at your yard site to determine availability. I had my high speed installed when it was first available and have had some problems over the years, but the problems have been modem associated and when the line has been tested, even the techs were surprised with the response since according to MTS I am 3.5 miles away from the Hazelridge server. Keep in mind what Clifford indicated that actual cable lengths are not necessarily physical location oriented. As for the map, I haven't seen the map in years and anytime I have to check availability, I have to enter the address exactly as it appears on my bill. So again I repeat, get it checked as the Hazelridge service is exceptional for copper wire DSL.