Red is RING and TIP is Green...remember that on your NEW telephone plates. If you haven't swapped the wires around on the plates, those should be correct for each one.
Now on your NID, the red/green pair is being used correctly from the Telephone company.
So...now we need to figure out what COLORED pair is used to connect the NID to ALL the other jacks, and since we don't know that....
START at the NID. What colored pair do you see being used??
It will most likely go to the closest telephone jack. Solid Blue/Orange/Brown with white stripe should be the RED/RING line. Use that setup through out your home.
TEST your first connection FIRST. Then move on to the rest of the home.
Hope it rings and dials out.
If it does, then test the furthest outlet...if it's dead then you'll have to test midway all the way back to the nearest LIVE outlet and select a different color pair between the LIVE outlet and the nearest DEAD outlet.
That's the only way you can restore your phone wiring properly.
You won't need to connect all the wiring, just select a wire pair and try to use only that color and connect the SOLID color to the RED/RING on the plates, White to the GREEN/TIP lines.
And hope the DSL box functions.
It's the only way to do it. Did your Telco verify you can get DSL? I think it's still one mile distance from the nearest CO for it to work.
I see 2 possibilities in that picture.
1} The hole with 2 cables in the lower right. One may be your house wiring.
2} The PIPE on the lower right. Below your box is that unscrewed box. The pipe looks like it may feed cables into the lower box that is screwed shut. And that termination block with the red/green wire...that TAB is on the right of that block. It looks like you depress that to remove the termination block to get BEHIND that block. I'm not talking about the purple plastic cover, I'm talking about the whole block that snaps into that upper box. It looks like a plug in termination block. In fact the whole system looks to be a commercial setup, not a residential termination block.
Did you receive me reply last night?
I just received it at 12 midnight.
This is important --
The hole in the house that has the two wires coming out of it, one wire is the color coded wires that are hanging free inside the open side NID. The second wire feeds behind to the locked part of the NID box
Take a closer look at that wire. That should be delivering your phone signal to your home, and if possible see if you can get that color coding from that wire, and I am still wondering why you have a large multi-phone box on your home. Previously Apartments or Commercial office space??
How about those security screws on the locked section of the box? They Looked like security Torx to me, but the picture wasn't the best.
Any thoughts? i am wondering if it is a bad/degraded wire somewhere in the house.
I understand you are probably busy, but I have now waited almost 2 days for a response. If you aren't sure of a possible solution, or don't have the time to provide any additional assistance, would you mind re-opening my question up to other experts for assistance?
Thanks for your help
eah sorry, I had to work Saturday and I've been getting home around 10PM Thurs and Friday.
Could this be causing a leak throughout the circuit and thus not allowing for any signal?
To be honest, it sounds like the wiring is correct with the Blue and Blue/white setup in your home. You've got normal phone reception at your jacks yet?? You can at least hear that signal