Find out more about local toll calls.
Local Access and Transport Areas (LATA) were created after the breakup of the Bell System. They are sometimes called service areas, or local toll calling areas. Local toll rates vary within LATA's, depending on the distance between the call locations, and in many instances are significantly discounted on nights and weekends.
Occasionally, a local or long distance company may try to get you to switch your local toll provider. Read your telephone bill closely every month to make sure no one is trying to change your service provider without your consent. Access additional information about deceptive marketing and sales.
If you have a question about consumer protection or suspect you have been changed to another provider without your permission, contact us.
Calling plans and pricing are determined by the following definitions:
Check your local calling area.