03-17-2010 02:27 PM
Why check your LOCAL calling area? TO SAVE Yourself MONEY. If you can check the calling area quickly, you can tell if it will be a TOLL CALL. Sure, this is not an issue depending on your calling plan. It is to a lot of folks like me; and you may be calling from a different phone at times.
Up until at least January 2008 you could EASILY determine your LOCAL CALLING AREA on Verizon's website by entering your phone number. The link WAS
I SUSPECT it was discontinued because Verizon realized that by making a MONEY-SAVING 'device'
easily available was NOT GOOD FOR THE BOTTOM LINE.
I went thru all of Verizon's hoops to get an answer, but they have their roadblocks firmly planted.
Their is A LOT OF JUSTIFICATION for CONSUMER REPORTS to give its highest ratings to Verizon's SERVICES...... WHILE AT THE SAME TIME RATING THEIR CUSTOMER SERVICE "DREADFUL".