Billing & Rates

Current prices for landline and cellular services are provided below. Detailed billing statements and service records are available in Pinnacle.

Landline Services

Monthly Recurring Charges
Name Description Amount
Centrex Access Line Admin (comprised of several charges) Provides local service and basic call features, including voicemail, call transfer, call forwarding, etc. $16.50
Support Services Funds campus services (e.g., elevator, code blue) and telecommunications office operations and systems. $2.50
State and Federal Universal Service Funds (NUSF & FUSF) Funds StateFederal program to provide universal access to communications services. Variable
Total Recurring Monthly Fees   $19.00 + USF

Usage Charges
Name Description Amount*
Directory assistance Calls to 411 directory assistance service. $1.50-$2.00/call
Domestic long distance Calls outside the local calling area. $.026/min
International long distance Calls outside the contiguous United States. Rates vary

*USF fees apply to most usage charges. FUSF on long distance appears as a separate charge; NUSF is combined.

Move, Add, Change (MAC) Charges
Description Amount*
Install new line of service-Initial order $31.90/line + $72.00/hr
Install new line of service-Subsequent order $13.20/line + $72.00/hr
Move line of service-Initial order $31.90/line + $72.00/hr
Move line of service-Subsequent order $13.20/line + $72.00/hr
Change line of service (e.g., programming)-All orders $14.30/line
Disconnect line of service-All orders No charge
*The cost per hour for MACs is $72.00/hr Monday through Friday during normal UNK business hours. All order requests completed on a given day are considered one MAC order for billing purposes, hence the lower charge for subsequent orders completed on the same day. NUSF fees apply to most charges.

Cellular Services

Nationwide smartphone plan
Plan features
  • unlimited nationwide mobile-to-mobile and night & weekend calling minutes
  • no domestic roaming or long distance charges
  • Unlimited data allowance and domestic text, picture, and video messaging.
Plan Monthly Recurring Charge*

400 Anytime Minutes

$49.99

600 Anytime Minutes

$62.99

1000 Anytime Minutes

$74.99

Nationwide basic phone plan
Plan features
  • unlimited nationwide mobile-to-mobile and night & weekend calling minutes
  • no domestic roaming or long distance charges
  • 100 text, picture or video messages
Plan Monthly Recurring Charge*

400 Anytime Minutes

$29.99

600 Anytime Minutes

$42.99

1000 Anytime Minutes

$54.99

*Note that taxes and fees of approximately 15% are in addition to the base rates listed. For example, the total cost of the 400 anytime minute smartphone plan is around $57-$60 per month.

Visit http://www.psc.nebraska.gov/telecom/pdf/consumer/telephone_bill_charges.pdf for more information on surcharges and taxes that may appear on your bill.