Residential Phone Features

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Included Features

Included Features
Feature Description Code
Anonymous Call Rejection You can program your phone to refuse calls from number which have blocked their number an/or name. Those callers get a special message which says you do not accept anonymous calls and suggest they remove the blocking and call again. All other calls ring through as usual. *77 to activate / *87 to cancel
Automatic Callback If you miss a call, you can still find out who called. Dial the code and your phone will dial the number of the person who just called you. If their line is busy, hang up and your phone will keep trying the line for up to 30 minutes. A special callback ring will alert you if the line becomes free. Then simply lift the handset to place the call. *69 to activate / *89 to cancel
Automatic Recall You can save time by not having to dial numbers over and over. By dialing this code, your phone will check the number for up to 30 minutes. A special callback ring alerts you if the line becomes free (some phones ring normally). Lift the handset to automatically place the call. *66 to activate / *86 to cancel
Call Forwarding Dial the activation code, hear the dial tone, then dial the number to which you'd like to send your calls, and press # to confirm. *72 to activate / *73 do cancel
Caller ID Blocking (individual calls) Dial the code to block the call from revealing your telephone number to the party you are calling. If the person you are calling has Caller ID Delivery, the words "private" or "anonymous" will show in the display instead of your telephone number. Note: Be aware that some people reject "anonymous" calls automatically. *67
Caller ID Name & Number See the name and number of people who call you. Automatic
Speed Dial Assign telephone numbers to any of the two digit codes from 20 to 49. Dial *75 to manage your list or contact CTS for assistance. Instead of the number, dial the programmed code followed by #.
Three-Way Calling Join two other callers in a call with yourself. Within an active call, press and release the hook-switch to put your first call on hold. After the beeps and you hear dial tone, dial your third party. Once they have answered, press and release the hook-switch again to join all three callers.

Additional Available Features

Additional Available Features
Feature Description Cost
Call Waiting Know when another party is trying to contact you while you are already engaged in a telephone conversation. (Note: If you have a 269-746-xxxx number with CTS, this feature is included.) $1.50/mo
Caller ID on Call Waiting See the calling information of someone calling you while you already have another caller on the line. $2.95/mo
Caller ID Blocking (all calls) Prevent your number from being displayed on all outbound calls. Instead, the word "private" or "anonymous" will show in the display instead of your phone number. Note: Be aware that some people reject "anonymous" calls automatically. If at any time you want to make a call that uses your Caller ID, dial *82 prior to making your call. There is no charge for using that code. $10 one-time charge
Distinctive Ringing / Call Waiting Waiting for a high-priority call? With this feature, you can dial *61 to make a list of special callers. When any of those special number call, there is a special ring to announce those calls. If you're on the line with another call, you'll get a distinctive Call Waiting tone (if you're subscribed to Call Waiting). $2.50/mo
Selective Call Acceptance You can program your phone to accept only those calls from a special list of people. All other callers get a message suggesting they call back later. Now you can protect your quiet time but still be reached by the special person. Dial *64 to control or contact CTS for assistance. $2.50/mo
Selective Call Forwarding Now you don't need to wait by the phone. With this feature, you can program your phone to forward only those call from a special list of numbers to another number. Wheather you're spending time on the road or time at a friend's house, you won't be out of touch. Dial *63 to control or contact CTS for assistance. $2.50/mo
Selective Call Rejection With this feature, your phone will reject calls from any number you place in your rejection list. When this feature is enabled, any callers in this list will hear an announcement that you're not accepting calls at this time. All other calls will ring through as usual. $2.50/mo
Voicemail Basic Voicemail will trigger a message waiting indicator (if your phone has one), as well as provide stutter dialtone when there is a message in your inbox. Premium Voicemail gives you access to a web portal to check messages as well as being able to email voicemail messages. Both feature 2 minute greeting maximum, and inbox size of 50 messages. $3/mo Basic / $4.95/mo Premium