Local Telephone Service

With affordable technology and a variety of features, East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative can provide you with all your telecommunication needs. We offer local phone service for both residential and business customers as well as Long Distance, 800 Service and a large number of calling features to customize your home or business. And don’t forget to check out our local phone service (LPS) discounts.

ServiceWinthrop & QuasquetonAurora & Stanley
Residential Customers$24.50$24.75
Single Line Business Customers$26.25$26.75
Multi-Line Business Customers $28.95$29.45

Long Distance Rates

With East Buchanan’s super low rate long distance plans, you’ll pay lower rates than other long distance companies offer, with no surprises or hidden fees. With East Buchanan, you get the same low rate all the time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to anywhere in the country. And, you’ll pay only 10¢ per minute with a $3.95 monthly charge, or only 14¢ per minute with no monthly fee.

Use less than 2 hours of long distance per month, and the 14¢ per minute rate will save you the most money.
Use more than 2 hours of long distance per month, and the 10¢ per minute rate will save you the most money.
And, with East Buchanan, your long distance is conveniently billed on your local service bill, and every penny you spend on long distance contributes to your patronage dividends. Additionally, all money spent with East Buchanan stays right here in the community, where it can do the most good for you and your family.

Tell an EB representative that you want to switch your long distance to East Buchanan long distance today.

Toll-free Services

If you are interested in a toll-free number, please tell a representative or e-mail us.

Toll-free numbers are not just for businesses anymore. They are also perfect for parents with children in college, people who travel and want to save money when they call home, or anyone wanting to save money on incoming calls.

  • Monthly Rates = $3.00/month
  • 1st 20 minutes = FREE
  • Additional minutes = 15¢/minute

So tell an East Buchanan representative that you want your very own toll-free number today. With rates like this, you can’t afford to be without one!

Calling Features

I'm really busy and want time

All of these features are easy to use. Should you need assistance, we will gladly help you set-up any features you choose.

Speed Calling [8 or 30 numbers] – $2.00/month
Quickly dial up to 30 of your most frequently called numbers by dialing just 2 numbers. Great for businesses or busy families needing to save time!

Three-Way Calling – $2.00/month
Want to save time planning events, increase your productivity and stop wasting time? With three-way calling, you can talk to two different people, in two different places at one time-even if the person you are calling is long distance. Great for busy families, businesses or anyone wanting to save time or money on long distance calls.

Call Forwarding – $2.00/month
Stop sitting by the phone waiting for that important phone call. With Call Forwarding, you can forward your calls to another phone, or to your wireless phone and take them with you when you go. Great for busy families.

Distinctive Ring [teen line] – $2.00/month
Get your teen their own phone number, without adding another phone line, and stop running to the phone every time the phone rings. With Distinctive Ring, you’ll always know when the phone is for you, because you’ll hear a different ringing tone. You’ll even hear a different call waiting tone when you’re on the phone. Great for roommates, teens and home-based businesses.

*69 Automatic Recall – $2.00/month
Miss a call? Just dial *69 and the last person who called you will be called back.

*66 Automatic Call Back – $2.00/month
Tired of redialing busy numbers? Just dial *66 and the number will be redialed for you until it becomes available.

Selective Call Acceptance – $2.00/month
Only take calls from the people you really want to hear from, by creating a selective call acceptance list. Other callers will be routed to a recording.

I want peace and quite

All of these features are easy to use. Should you need assistance, we will gladly help you set-up any features you choose.

Caller ID – $4.00/month
See the name and number of the person calling before you answer the phone. This is great for screening calls from telemarketers, or other callers with whom you don’t wish to speak.

Caller ID Call Waiting – $2.00/month
See the name and/or number of the person calling, even when you’re on the other line. This is also great for screening calls from telemarketers, or other callers with whom you don’t wish to speak.

Selective Call Acceptance – $2.00/month
Only take calls from the people you really want to hear from, by creating a selective call acceptance list. Other callers will be routed to a recording. This shields families from undesirable phone calls.

Selective Call Rejection – $2.00/month
This feature allows you to create a list of numbers you don’t want to accept calls from. These callers receive a message that says you aren’t taking calls at this time. This also shields families from undesirable phone calls.

I need security

If it’s security you’re after, we’ve got your solution. Choose from the following services to keep your home safe from unwanted phone calls, and create inexpensive emergency options for children and senior citizens. All of these features are very easy to use. Should you need assistance, we will gladly help you set-up any features you choose.

Warm Line – $2.00/month
When you lift the handset, if you haven’t dialed within 30 seconds, you telephone will automatically dial an emergency number. This is a very inexpensive way to keep senior citizens, and children safe. If there’s an emergency, they can simply knock the phone off the hook, and help will be on its way.

Call Forwarding – $2.00/month
You can forward your calls to another phone when you’re on vacation or away from home. This protects you, because no one will ever know that you’re not at home. Great for people who travel or who are away from home often.

Caller ID – $4.00/month
See the name and number of the person calling before you answer the phone. This is great for screening calls from telemarketers, or other callers with whom you don’t wish to speak

Caller ID Call Waiting – $2.00/month
See the name and/or number of the person calling, even when you’re on the other line. This is also great for screening calls from telemarketers, or other callers with whom you don’t wish to speak

Speed Calling [8 or 30 numbers] – $2.00/month
Quickly dial up to 30 of your most frequently called numbers by dialing just 2 numbers. Great for households with children or elderly residents who need a simple way to make a call in an emergency.

Caller ID Block [FREE!]
Always have your name or number blocked from being displayed on the Caller ID units of the people you call by simply dialing *67 before you place a call.

Selective Call Acceptance – $2.00/month
Only take calls from the people you really want to hear from, by creating a selective call acceptance list. Other callers will be routed to a recording. This shields families from undesirable phone calls.

Selective Call Rejection – $2.00/month
This feature allows you to create a list of numbers you don’t want to accept calls from. These callers receive a message that says you aren’t taking calls at this time. This also shields families from undesirable phone calls.

Call Trace – $5.00/trace
If you are receiving obscene, threatening or harassing calls, use call trace to have the party’s number traced and printed out by East Buchanan. Call trace enhances your security and privacy by helping you to put an end to offending calls.

I work at home

Get all the tools you need to work at home effectively, for only pennies per day. You’ll work faster, get more done, and miss fewer calls-crucial for running a successful business.

Call Waiting – $2.00/month
When you run a business, you can’t afford to miss calls, and with call waiting, you’ll never miss another one. Add Cancel Call Waiting, so you won’t be interrupted when you’re online, or during important phone calls.

Call Forwarding – $2.00/month
You can forward your calls to another phone when you’re on vacation or away from home. This protects you, because no one will ever know that you’re not at home. Great for people who travel or who are away from home often.

Caller ID – $4.00/month
See the name and number of the person calling before you answer the phone. This is great for screening calls from telemarketers during the day, and it allows you to customize your greeting to customers and business associates. With Caller ID Call Waiting, you’ll be able to see the name of the person calling you, even when you’re on the telephone, so you can prioritize your calls

Caller ID Call Waiting – $2.00/month
See the name and/or number of the person calling, even when you’re on the other line. This is also great for screening calls from telemarketers, or other callers with whom you don’t wish to speak

Speed Calling [8 or 30 numbers] – $2.00/month
Quickly dial up to 30 of your most frequently called numbers by dialing just 2 numbers. Great for households with children or elderly residents who need a simple way to make a call in an emergency.

Three-Way Calling – $2.00/month
With three-way calling, you can conference call for only $2 per month! Talk to two people on one call, even if one is long distance.

Distinctive Ring – $2.00/month
Want to add another line without the cost of adding another line? With Distinctive Ring, it’s like having two phone lines in one. Your business phone number rings differently than your home phone number, so you’ll always know when you’re receiving business calls. And, you’ll even hear a different call waiting tone when you’re on the phone. Great for home-based businesses.

*66 Automatic Call Back – $2.00/month
Tired of redialing busy numbers? Just dial *66 and the number will be redialed for you until it becomes available.

Local Telephone Service (LPS) Discounts

The following LPS discounts will be applied to any phone number with ADSL, VDSL or Fiber Internet service.

DownstreamUpstreamFull LPS911 only
5 Meg1 MegN/AN/A
10 Meg1 Meg$(5.00)N/A
20 Meg2 Meg$(7.45)N/A
25 Meg5 Meg$(8.55)N/A
30 Meg5 Meg$(10.25)N/A
40 Meg5 Meg$(13.95)N/A
50 Meg10 Meg$(17.00)$(24.50)
65 Meg10 Meg$(17.00)$(24.50)
80 Meg15 Meg$(17.00)$(24.50)
100 Meg25 Meg$(17.00)$(24.50)

Prices listed above do not include taxes, surcharges and other fees. Contact our office for details.

East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative | 319-935-3011 or 866-327-2748 | P.O. Box 100, 214 Third Street North, Winthrop, IA 50682-0100 | christy.wolfe@eastbuchanan.com

East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative
319-935-3011 or 866-327-2748
P.O. Box 100, 214 Third Street North, Winthrop, IA 50682-0100
christy.wolfe@eastbuchanan.com