Call 48 can get you all the phone numbers you need because we cover over 13,000 rate centers and more than 180 LATAs. Yes you read that correctly, 175 LATAs on net. We have taken the time and spent the money, gone the regulatory process and the technological process, registered with each state, county and local municipality. All to get you the phone numbers that you need when you need them.
LATA stands for Local Access and Transport Area, and refers to the geographical area of the United States assigned to telecommunications companies. Rather than drawn around states or area code designations, LATA boundaries are drawn by markets.
Within each LATA are rate centers, which can encompass multiple area codes. They determine the boundaries for local calling, billing and assigning phone numbers. Some LATAs cross over state boundaries and others exist in multiple area codes. Typically a call within a rate center is local, while a call from one rate center to another may be considered a long-distance call. Although city names can often match rate center names, cities and rate centers are not a one-to-one match.
You may find LATAs valuable when purchasing DIDs from the Call 48 CPaaS enabled customer platform VoIP Portal. You can place an order utilizing LATA, which narrows your search to boundaries of that geographical area.
Contact a member of the Call 48 origination team today to learn more about the vast variety of LATAs we cover.