Effective January 1, 2022, STE Communications’ local telephone service rate for residential customers will be restructured per updated local and federal guidelines. The $6.50 Exchange Access, the $1 .50 Residence Access Recovery Charge, and the $2.33 FUSC will all be eliminated. The monthly rate will increase from $18.00 to $29.99. The net total would result in an increase to your bill ranging from only $1.66 to $2.55 per month, including federal, state, and local taxes depending on your physical location. Thank you for being a loyal customer of STE Communications.
If you have questions, please call the business office at (573) 775-2111
Local Phone Line
Local phone calls within the greater Steelville area
Additional Service Rates
|Inside Wire (add on)||$2.00|
Yes, you can afford phone services.
Every person in America should have access to quality, affordable telecommunications service.
Lifeline, and Toll Limitation Service support provide discounts to eligible low-income consumers to help them establish and maintain telephone service.
Eligibility for Lifeline, and TLS support varies by state. Individuals who reside in states that have their own discount programs qualify for federal Lifeline, and TLS support if they meet the eligibility criteria established by their state. In states that do not provide state support, an individual is eligible if he or she participates in one of the following programs:
To learn more about these programs, visit the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) website at http://www.lifelinesupport.org for more information about eligibility requirements. You also may call USAC toll free at 1-888-641-8722, with any questions about Lifeline, and TLS discounts or stop in at the office and a Customer Service Representative will assist you.
Customers must apply for these programs in person with their required documentation and photo ID at the local telephone office.