Telephone

Preston Telephone Company is committed to bringing our customers the very best communication technology available today.

Local Telephone

Preston Telephone Company provides local telephone service to the communities of Preston, Goose Lake, Spragueville, Springbrook and surrounding areas.

Line Rates

Residential Line

Enables you to call within your local calling area from your home, includes free calls to Miles, Spragueville and Goose Lake.

  • Touch Tone
  • Three-way Calling
  • Caller ID
  • Call Forwarding.

20
50
mo

Business Line

Enables you to call within your local area from your business, includes free calls to Miles, Spragueville and Goose Lake.

  • One free listing in the telephone directory yellow pages
  • Touch Tone
  • Three-way Calling
  • Caller ID
  • Call Forwarding.

25
50
mo

PTC Long Distance

Preston Telephone Company offers a pay-as-you go long distance plan with no minimum fee. Contact the office for plan rates and details.

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Calling Features

Preston Telephone Company offers many convenient optional calling features.

  • Touch Tone, FREE
  • Automatic Redial
  • Automatic Recall
  • Call Forwarding, FREE
  • Call Forward Busy
  • Caller ID, FREE
  • Call Waiting
  • Distinctive Ringing
  • Selective Call Acceptance
  • Selective Call Rejection
  • Short Speed Calling
  • Three-Way Calling, FREE
  • VoiceMail

Federal and E-911 Charges

We are required by law to assess all lines various federal and state taxes and fees on the monthly bill that you receive. We are then required to remit these to the various federal and state agencies. These taxes and fees include, but may not be limited to, E-911 taxes of $1.00, Federal Universal Service Charge which is a percentage that varies quarterly, Subscriber Line Charge which is $6.50 for Residential and Single Line Business, Multiline Business charge per line of $9.20, Federal Excise Tax, State Sales Tax and Local Option Tax. If you are a TV subscriber in Preston, the City also charges a franchise tax and we are required to remit that to the City.

Repair

Problems or troubles that are determined not to be the fault of PTC will be billed accordingly; this basically includes customer-owned equipment and inside wiring. A labor charge of $50 applies. Materials are extra.

If you experience telephone problems or discover an outage, please call Preston Telephone Company.

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