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The DSL light blinking is usually an indication that the DSL modem isn't able to lock on a signal from the DSLM (head end of the DSL connection).

Could be any of -

1. Problem on the DSL network providers network. The copper wires that telcos run DSL on were never intended for the application, they a squeezing more blood from a stone. Any change in the wiring can cause DSL to become unstable.

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