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Telephone Service

RVTC provides telephone service to Graettinger, Ruthven, and Wallingford, Iowa and the surrounding rural areas. Our service features unlimited local calling, unmatched call quality and friendly support from technicians in your community. Telephone service from RVTC is also the most reliable way to call for help in the an event of an emergency.

Telephone Service Pricing

ServiceMonthly Price
Residential Access$18.00
Single Line Access$6.50
Emergency 911 $1.00
​ARC Charge$3.00 (approximate)
The total monthly charge is approximately $30.00 before taxes.

FREE…with our telephone service! Call forwarding, call waiting, caller ID name/number, and voice mail. RVTC also has a variety of other calling features. Contact our office for details.

Telephone Service...featuring unlimited local calling - from RVTC

Enjoy free calls to select communities

Calling between Graettinger, Wallingford and Ruthven is free of charge and not a long distance call. Simply dial the seven digit phone number without the 1-(712) area code.

River Valley Long Distance

Flat Rate $0.08 per minute. Billed in 6-second increments after the first minute. No monthly service fees.

Bundled Minutes allows you to be in control of your monthly bill. Simply choose an amount of minutes that works best for you and pay that amount every month. All additional minutes will be rated at $0.08 per minute.

Bundled MinutesMonthly Price
250 Minutes $17.00
500 Minutes $34.00
1000 Minutes $70.00

Low Income Telephone Assistance – Link Up

To be eligible an application must meet income based criterion currently defined as at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participate in at least one of the following:

  • Medicaid (Title XIX/Medical, State Supplemental Assistance)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance Section 8
  • Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension

To see if you qualify and to sign up for the Low-Income Telephone Assistance Programs, see the full list of qualifying factors.


Long Distance Telephone Service - from RVTC
Long Distance Telephone Service - from RVTC

Graettinger Office
106 E. Robins Street
Graettinger, Iowa 51342
Phone: 712-859-3300
Fax: 712-859-3290

M-F: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Ruthven Office
1607 Rolling Street
Ruthven, Iowa 51358
Phone: 712-837-5522
Fax: 712-837-5975

M-F: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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