LATAInfo

LATAInfo is a map database of Local Access Transport Areas (LATAs) across the United States. LATAs are geographic regions used to identify a telephone call’s carrier type. In general, each LATA contains a single major metropolitan area. All telephone calls within a specific LATA are routed by Local Exchange Carriers (LECs). Calls between two parties in different LATAs must, by law, be transported by a long-distance carrier.


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Benefits

Provides information on the nation’s local access and long-distance markets, previously only available in tabular format, in a concise, easy-to-use product.

Content

  • LATA regions

Features

Allows users to easily differentiate calls carried by a Local Exchange Carrier (LEC) from those carried by a long-distance provider.

Coverage details

  • Coverage:  50 States, DC, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Marianas Islands and US 
  • Release Schedule: Quarterly
  • Unit of Sale: National