From our "Don't try to figure out the logic because there isn't anyfile:"It costs us a flat five cents per minute to call Boston, MA,which is over three thousand miles from our house. It costs us sevencents for the first minute and one cent per minute for each additionalminute Monday through Friday 8 AM PST to 5 PM PST (that's just one of threedifferent rates) to call Hayward, CA, which is roughly thirteen miles fromour house.