Telephone Service

Telephone Service

OTZ is dedicated to bringing you, our members, the best local telephone service in Northwest Alaska.

We’re here to make it easy for you to call your friends, family and business associates. The information in these pages can help you benefit from the phone services OTZ offers…and help you choose the plan that works best for you and your specific needs.

We have a variety of residential plans to best meet your needs — and save you money. Or, if you prefer, you can choose basic service and add extra features from the menu below.

Basic Monthly Service Rate

Kotzebue: $30.89
Villages: $28.89

Lifeline Monthly Rate

Rate: $0/mo.
This includes the phone line and all federally mandated charges and access fees. You may add special calling features for an additional charge (see rates below).

Non-Recurring Rates

Service order, residential: $12.50 – $15.00
Central office: $22.50
Premise visit: $40.25
Station wire: $36.50
Residential set-up total (estimated): $89.25 – $114.25

Custom Calling Features

Caller ID: $6.95
Call waiting: $3.45
Call forwarding: $1.50
Three-way calling: $3.45
Custom Calling Set-up: $10.00

Basic Bundle

Caller ID
Call waiting
Call forwarding
You save $3.40/month.

Deluxe Bundle

Caller ID
Block 900
Call waiting
Anonymous-call rejection
Selective call rejection
Personal ID (personal access code)
Call blocking – 411 Directory Assist
You save $10.60/month

There are many factors that affect the cost of business rates: the number of phone lines, the number of phones and the type of service requested.

Call an OTZ customer service representative today to help you set up the business communication services that work best for you.

Monthly Recurring Rates

e911 $2.00
Local tax: 6%
Federal tax: 3%
Network Access Fee $5.75
Universal single line: $0.20
Business phone (Access) Line: $24.50
Federally mandated per-access line: $9.20
Access Recovery Fee Single $2.00 / Multiple $3.00

Non-Recurring Rates

Service order/business: $17.00
Central office: $22.50
Premise visit: $40.25
Station wire: $36.50
Business total (estimated): $116.25