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Eligible Telecommunications Carrier Services

Madison Telephone Company proudly offers voice telephony services and functionalities designed to exceed the Federal Communication Commission's requirements as stated in C.F.R. § 54.101, including

  • Voice grade access to the public switched network;
  • Minutes of use for local service provided at no additional charge;
  • Access to emergency services provided by local government or other public safety

    organizations, such as 911 and enhanced 911, to the extent the local government in

    Madison Telephone Company’s service area has implemented 911 or enhanced 911 systems;

    The current rates and charges for the above-listed services and functionalities can be found in the tariffs on file at the appropriate governing agencies and are subject to change upon proper notice. See the Madison Telephone Company Tariff Number 18 on file with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Madison Telephone Company would be pleased to provide you with specific rates for your area upon request.  Madison also offers reliable high-speed broadband internet service.