CLEC Information

The following document have been created to assist you in educating the advertiser about CLECs and the responsibilities of all parties in the directory listing process:

With the deregulation of the telephone industry, thousands of Local Exchange Carriers (LECs) have emerged. These companies have purchased blocks of numbers from various telephone companies for resale of telephone services. The Local Search Association has reached out to the Public Utility Commission offices in all fifty states plus Washington DC to obtain the most current list of Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs)