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Partner offers affordable local service

Nobody knows phone service quite like Partner Communications! As a local phone company with over 61 years of experience, we’ve learned a few lessons from our customers over the years—about providing the best quality service with a personal touch, and helping customers get the services they need at an affordable price.

Why Are Landline Phones Important?

Better quality: Landlines still have FAR better quality sound and volume versus most cell phones on the market today.  This is especially true for senior citizens or the hearing impaired that often have a difficult time using cellphones.  Today, landline phones have higher volume and speaker ranges, which both allow for a better conversation.  Sometimes cellular calls can be difficult to hear, even for a person with no hearing impairment. Frequently, the voices fade in and out, static interference from other devices drowns out one party or both, and sometimes, the cell phone call is dropped entirely, even if both parties have strong signals.

In case of an emergency:  A 911 call from a landline can be pinpointed precisely to where the call was originated.  According to recent studies, cell phone calls are still unreliable to some 911 services.  “What is your location” is the first question a dispatcher will ask, but what if you cannot speak due to health issues or security concerns?  When minutes matter, the landline is what you will want in your greatest time of need. Families with children who may not have access to a cellular phone are also particularly vulnerable.

Security Systems: While there are emerging applications that allow for home and business security systems to be monitored via other technologies, landlines are still the industry’s preference for the absolute most reliable service.

Our telephone rates for all exchanges

Residential ServiceLocal Phone
Iowa ExchangeRate
Baxter, Gilman, Kellogg$21.98
Melbourne & Rhodes$25.97
State Center$25.82
Business ServiceLocal Phone
Iowa ExchangeRate
Baxter, Gilman, Kellogg$35.79
Melbourne & Rhodes$43.77
State Center$43.48

Local calling areas vary by location, Taxes, Fees and Federal & State surcharges are in addition. Installation and equipment charges in addition. Other restrictions may apply.

Long Distance

Pick the plan that’s perfect for you!
Get a long distance plan from Partner Communications that can help you save.

Calling Features

Keep things SIMPLE!
Partner Communications offers two affordable packages of calling features.

Calling Features Bundles

At Partner, we believe in keeping things simple and giving you more for your money—which is why we offer two affordable packages of calling features at deep discounts. For a list of calling features click here!

Classic Package: $5.95
Includes any four calling features of your choice (excludes Caller ID and Voice Mail)!

Premium Package: $7.95
Pick 10 of our calling features, for example: Caller ID, Voice Mail and more! OUR BEST VALUE!
We also offer other service options that are not offered in a package. Click here for more information.
Our individual calling features range from $1.50 to $4.50 per month. Please call for details.

Wire Assurance Plan: $6.95
Wiring and cabling in your home deteriorates over time. Our Wire Assurance Plan is a great way to ensure you avoid unexpected expenses if a telephone or network cable fails in your home. See the agreement for details here.

Rates effective December 1, 2014

Terms and Conditions

GENERAL Services and offers not available everywhere. PARTNER may change, cancel, or substitute offers and services, or vary them by service area at its sole discretion without notice. Requires credit approval and deposit may be required. Additional restrictions apply.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS All products and services listed are governed by tariffs, local terms of service, or terms and incorporated here.

TAXES, FEES AND SURCHARGES  Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply, including a FCC Universal Service charge, Subscriber Line surcharge, a one-time, High-Speed Internet activation fee, and state and local fees that vary by area and certain in-state surcharges. Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthly, not promotional, rates. Call 877-433-7701 for a listing of applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges.

PARTNER  LOCAL SERVICE: Applies to 1 residential phone line with direct-dial voice calling and choice of local calling features and choice of PARTNER  long distance service plans, unless the Unlimited Calling plan is selected.

PARTNER  CALLING FEATURES: Select up to 10 calling features for residential home phone. Requires subscription to PARTNER  local service.

PARTNER  VOICEMAIL: Requires subscription to PARTNER  local service.

VOICE SERVICES AND FEATURES (Local And Nationwide Long Distance Calling) The information below applies to voice services and features. To receive long distance plan rates, customers must choose the applicable PARTNER long distance company as your IntraLATA and InterLATA toll carrier.

ALL PARTNER  LONG DISTANCE PLANS exclude commercial use, call center, data and facsimile services (including dial-up internet connections, data services, and facsimile, conference lines, directory and operator assistance, chat lines, pay-per-call, calling card use, or multi-housing units; services in this list are available for additional charges.

INTERNATIONAL CALLING BILLED SEPARATELY AT RATES listed at Website. If you have any questions, please contact PARTNER customer service at 877-433-7701.