Rice Belt Internet & Voice Services

Residential

Service Cost per Month $
Residential Line w/o Taxes & Surcharges 9.00
Vacation Rate w/o Taxes & Surcharges 4.50
Caller ID 5.50
Call Waiting 0.75
Call Forwarding 0.75
Three Way Calling 0.75
Distinctive Ringing (Teen Service) 3.00
Call Return (*69) 3.00
Caller ID Block 2.00
Toll Restriction 2.00
Inside Wire Maintenance 2.50
Selective Call Acceptance 3.00
Selective Call Forwarding 3.00
Selective Call Rejection (*80/*60) 3.00
Anonymous Call Rejection (Telemarking) 2.00
Lifeline
Lifeline is a government program that helps income-eligible consumers afford local telephone service.
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Business

Service Cost per Month $
Business Line w/o Taxes & Surcharges 13.10
Vacation Rate w/o Taxes & Surcharges 6.55
Caller ID 7.00
Call Waiting 0.75
Call Forwarding 0.75
Three Way Calling 0.75
Distinctive Ringing (Teen Service) 4.00
Call Return (*69) 4.00
Caller ID Block 3.00
Toll Restriction 2.00
Inside Wire Maintenance 3.50
Selective Call Acceptance 4.00
Selective Call Forwarding 4.00
Selective Call Rejection (*80/*60) 4.00
Anonymous Call Rejection (Telemarking) 3.00

Feature Packages & Rates

Plan Includes Residential Business
Caller ID Package Caller ID
Caller ID Block (*67)
Caller ID Unblock (*82)
6.50 9.00
Custom Bundled Caller ID
Call Waiting
Three-Way Calling
Call Forwarding
10.00 13.00
Deluxe Bundled Choice of 6 Custom Features (See Table above)
Excluding Call Trace, Call Return, & Repeat Call
15.00 20.00

Contact the Rice Belt Telephone Office for more information and options.

Residential

Service Line Monthly Rate Additional Rate/Minute Service Charge
Rural Saver Optional Calling Plan Residence/per access line $1.49 $0.12 N/A
Community Saver, Jonesboro Only Residence/per access line $3.25 $0.06 $8.00
Extended Community Saver, Jonesboro Only Residence/per access line $16.20 $0.06 $8.00
Circle Saver Residence/per access line $6.00 $0.10 $8.00
Designated Number Plan* Residence/per access line $15.00
(first 300 minutes)
$0.10 $8.00
  Additional Residence/per access line $10.00
(first 300 minutes)
$0.10 $8.00

Business

Service Line Monthly Rate Additional Rate/Minute Service Charge
Community Saver, Jonesboro Only Business/per access line $3.25 $0.07 $12.00
Extended Community Saver, Jonesboro Only Business/per access line $18.00 $0.07 $12.00
Circle Saver Business/per access line $6.00 $0.10 $12.00
Designated Number Plan* Residence/per access line $15.00
(first 300 minutes)
$0.10 $12.00
  Additional Residence/per access line $10.00
(first 300 minutes)
$0.10 $12.00

*Designated Number Plan – This option provides for one-way originating calling to a designated telephone number within the LATA. Customers subscribing to this option will be billed at the rates listed above. Designated number will be provided where capabilities exist. An additional access line may be added under the designated number plan for a service charge and monthly charge listed above. However the addition of an additional access line does not increase the number of minutes (i.e., 300) available under the plan. Any minutes of use beyond 300 minutes will be billed at the rate per minute listed below whether there is a single or multiple access line in use under the plan.

Residential Package

(All Rice Belt Residential packages come with local telephone service)*

Plan Speed (down and up) Monthly Rate
Basic Package** Up to 768/384 $27.99
Economy 1MB/768 $39.99
Economy Plus 4MB/1MB $44.99
Premium 8MB/1MB $49.99
Premium Plus 15MB/2MB $54.99
Pro 20MB/4MB $59.99

Mailboxes (including multiple mailboxes) are available.

* New packages are single line only and offer calling features – call waiting, call forwarding, etc. – as an option for an additional monthly fee. A $6 monthly modem rental fee is included in the above quoted prices. Taxes and regulatory fees are not included. Long distance service available at an additional fee (see Long Distance tab for details).

** Speeds and service availability vary. Availability of packages subject to final confirmation by Rice Belt Telephone, Inc. Speeds are not guaranteed. For customers that require DSL service additional set up fees apply. Call 870 – 684-2288 for more information or to order services.

Upon termination of service, there will be a $100.00 charge for any modem that is physically damaged or not returned to Rice Belt Telephone Company.

Business Package

(All Rice Belt Business Packages come with single line local telephone service; additional phone lines available)*

Plan Speed (down and up) Monthly Rate
Basic** Up to 768/384 $45.99
Economy 1MB/768 $54.99
Economy Plus 4MB/1MB $59.99
Premium 8MB/1MB $64.99
Premium Plus 15MB/2MB $69.99
Pro 20MB/4MB $74.99

Mailboxes (including multiple mailboxes) are available.

* New packages are single line only (additional lines are available) and offer calling features – call waiting, call forwarding, etc. – as an option for an additional monthly fee. A $6 monthly modem rental fee is included in the above quoted prices. Taxes and regulatory fees are not included. Long distance service available at an additional fee (click here for details). Speeds and service availability vary. Availability of packages subject to final confirmation by Rice Belt Telephone, Inc. Speeds are not guaranteed. For customers that require DSL service additional set up fees apply. Call 870-684-2288 for more information or to order services.

Upon termination of service, there will be a $100.00 charge for any modem that is physically damaged or not returned to Rice Belt Telephone Company.