Internet, Phone And TV With Scott County Telephone Cooperative
Scott County Telephone Cooperative operates out of Scott County, Virginia. Founded in 1951 as a nonprofit cooperative organization, they are currently able to provide service to about 600 square miles of Scott County, 110 square miles of Russell County, and 15 square miles in Wise and Dickenson County. These areas are primarily rural, and SCTC works to provide quality service to underserved areas at affordable prices.
Since the 1950s, SCTC has expanded their service area and services considerably, going from dial tone only to voice over IP, video and broadband services, along with standard telephone. They seek to provide high capacity optical access and enhanced broadband to improve the quality of life in rural areas in Southwest Virginia. Now, their new fiber optic lines connect nearly 3,000 rural customers to high speed Internet.
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SCTC bundles its phone service with cable TV and Internet to create money saving packages. SCTC uses high speed DSL as its broadband Internet option, though not all packages have Internet availability at this time.
Phone and Cable TV only:
- Streamline Residential: $62.77 monthly, featuring basic phone and cable with music and Pay Per View channels
- Ideal Residential: $72.27 monthly, featuring basic phone with advanced calling features, and cable
- Works Residential: $100.22 monthly, featuring 1.5Mbps DSL, basic phone with advanced calling features, and basic cable with Pay Per View and music channels
- Supreme Residential: $148.17 monthly, featuring 1.5Mbps DSL, basic phone with advanced calling features, and advanced cable with Pay Per View and music channels
SCTC offers many add-ons to complement your service. These include DSL speed upgrades of up to 3Mbps for $10 monthly, or up to 5Mbps for $20 monthly. Not all homes will qualify for the speed upgrades. Wireless routers can be rented through SCTC for $50 down and $5 monthly.