Telephone Rates

Local Service
(Alternative to your Local Phone Company)

NAME/PHONE/WEBSITE BUS. OR RES. MONTHLY RATES PER LINE*
(EXCLUDING SURCHRGES & TAXES)
NOTES
BCN Telecom
888-866-7266
bcntele.com
B $27.80-$37.80 depending on number of lines & bundle of services Available throughout FairPoint territory
EarthLink Business
877-355-1501
earthlinkbusiness.com
B $36.49-$38.39 depending on contract length Available throughout FairPoint territory
GWI
866-494-2020
gwi.net

B

R

B - $44.43

R - $39.95

*Phone rate is reduced by $12.45 when combined with DSL service - Available throughout FairPoint territory - Features package including voicemail: $5
OTT Communications
877-643-6246
ottcommunications.com

B

R

B - $26-$35

R - $50.45local/DSL

Statewide (some limitations apply)
Oxford
800-520-9911
oxfordnetworks.com

B

R

B

R

B - $31.28-$40.34

R - $16.63-$19.72

B - $24-$28 depending on number of lines

R - $24.20-$24.95

Norway/South Paris

 

Lewiston/Auburn

Pioneer Telephone
866-329-8700
pioneertelephone.net

B

R

B - $38.78 depending on calling features

R - $22.19 depending on calling features

Available throughout FairPoint territory
Telrite
866-746-3873
telrite.com
B & R $35.49-$39.49 depending on contract length Available throughout FairPoint territory - Optional calling features available at $5 per feature

*Compare to FairPoint's local rate which is the same as those shown for Pioneer Telephone.

Standalone Long-Distance Service

COMPANY PIONEER
pioneertelephone.com
TOUCHTONE
touchtone.net
FAIRPOINT
fairpoint.com

ONESUITE.COM

Featured Plan Talk Cents 3.9¢ Plan Onesuite.com (prepaid)
(Residential) Instate Interstate Instate Interstate Instate Interstate Instate Interstate
Res. per minute rate (excluding surcharges & taxes) 2.9¢ 2.7¢ 2.1¢ to 8.6¢ 1.9¢ to 2.7¢** 2.9¢ 2.9¢
Monthly Minimum none none none none
Monthly Fee $1.99* $3.00 $6.00 none
Hawaii/Alaska 6.9¢ 7.9¢/15¢
SAMPLE RESENTIAL INTERNATIONAL RATES (per minute)
Canada 3.9¢ 3.9¢ $1.04* 3.2¢
Avg. Western European 4.7¢ 4.9¢ $3.25* 6.14¢ to 15¢
Rate available in rural independent areas? No Yes, rates vary No Yes
(Business) Instate Interstate Instate Interstate Instate Interstate Instate Interstate
Bus. per minute rate (excluding surcharges & taxes 3.5¢ 2.7¢ 3.9¢ 3.9¢ 5.5¢ 5.5¢ 2.9¢ 2.9¢
Monthly Minimum none none $5.00 none
Monthly Fee $1.99* $2.97 none none
PICC Charges (per line) $4.21 $3.99 25¢ none
In-bound 800 Rates 3.5¢** 2.7¢** 3.9¢* 3.9¢* 5.4¢* 5.4¢* N/A N/A
To Subscribe Call: 800-808-9000 Agents in ME:
888-594-2500
207-839-8484
800-585-4466
866-984-2001
866-417-8483

NOTE: Surcharges are not included in the rates shown

$5 fee to change carrier is often covered by new carrier upon request

PICC charges (a per-line access charge) apply to multi-line business customers only

1-minute billing unless otherwise noted

*Beware that international calls to mobile phone prices much higher

*$1.99 fee waived w/online billing for usage over $15

**99¢/mo. per 800 number

Alt. Plans-Rate Buster 2.9¢ instate/2.7¢ interstate with 1-minute billing

6-second billing with listed plan

Pioneer is a Maine company

1.9¢/min. to call other Pioneer customers

$10 one-time credit available if you mention Public Advocate's Ratewatcher Guide when requesting new service

Pioneer now offers local telephone service bundles

6-Second billing

Lower rate may be available for high-volume customers

Customer service 800-266-4006

*$1.99/mo. per 800 number

**Prices vary by local area

1-minute billing residential

6-second billing applies to most business plans

*$4/mo. for World Select City Plan for lower International rates

**$12/mo. fee applies to 800 inbound service

Minutes purchased online expire 6 months from activation, last recharge, or usage

Voicemail via email attachment

Lower rates apply when using VOIP access from your computer

Bundled Plans: Residential (local, long-distance, & DSL)

COMPANY FEATURES UNLIMITED
LOCAL & TOLL
UNLIMITED
LOCAL &
INSTATE TOLL
UNLIMITED TOLL* ONLY DSL & UNLIMITED
LOCAL & TOLL

NOTES

 

FairPoint
866-984-2001
fairpoint.com
Unlimited to U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam & U.S. Virgin Islands $31.14
1-year commitment*

$37.35 month-to-month

Choice of 3 features (Voicemail not included)

N/A

Starting at $43.94

$48.94 with features

12 mo. introductory bundle rate

*Price valid as of July 2013. Month-to-month plans are available. Not all services available in all areas. Pricing not guaranteed.

GWI
866-494-2020
gwi.net

Unlimited to U.S. & Canada

*5 optional features

$46* $36* N/A $65

Phone rates is $12.45 less with DSL bundle

Available in most of FairPoint territory

$5 extra w/features inc. voicemail

IDT Unlimited
800-889-9126
idt.net

Unlimited to U.S. & Canada

*plus variable calling features

$51.50 $34* N/A N/A Throughout FairPoint territory
OTT Communications (VOIP)
877-643-6246
ottcommunications.com

Unlimited to U.S. & Canada

*3 features

N/A N/A $20 $64.95* 1-yr. contract required - $75 early termination fee
Oxford Networks
800-520-9911
oxfordnetworks.com

Unlimited to U.S. & Canada

*plus variable calling features

$50

($43 without features)

N/A $18 $81* Lewiston/Auburn and Norway/South Paris area only

Note: Prices include approximation of the subscriber line charge, which are not included in advertised rates.