LATA = Local Access Transport Area

A LATA is a geographical area in the US where a local telephone company may carry both local calls and toll calls that do not leave the LATA. LATAs were created when Judge Green broke up the AT&T monopoly in 1984.

Each LATA has a number.


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Created by: jht2, Last modification: Tue 25 of Mar, 2008 (03:41 UTC) by admin
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