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Voice Services

A voice service worth calling home about.

Unmatched clarity, unmatched reliability. An essential service for your home.

Voice Plan

Residential phone service in Ness City, KS

Includes: unlimited local calling, no contracts, crystal-clear calling and location based 911

$ 20.25 / mo.*

* Taxes and regulatory fees are not included. Certain restrictions apply, see store for details. Toll Free Rates $1.00 per month per toll free number .09/minute in a bundle .11/minute not bundled. Services are not available in all areas.

Why choose GBT Voice?

We Know Voice

GBT was founded in 1953 as a telephone company and it’s what we’ve been doing for over 70 years. Technology has changed but one thing is constant, the dial-tone is always there when you need to call a loved one or just want a crystal-clear call with GBT voice services.

We make it easy to switch

GBT’s team of experts makes it easy to switch your voice services from another carrier to us. Whether you’re a residence or business, let GBT take care of ensuring you keep your phone number and make it a quick and worry-free process.

Setup & Support

Our team of expert technicians makes setting up your voice simple and easy. Our voice options allow you flexibility, making your number function how you want it, and our support after installation means you can speak with GBT trained staff within seconds of calling GBT.

All of your favorite features.

From A to Z we have all the voice features you need.

Call Forward

Call Forward – $1/month – Allows user to forward their incoming calls to another number. Directions: Dial *72, dial the number you want your calls forwarded to. If someone answers at that number, it’s established. If the call isn’t answered, hang up and repeat the process. Dial *73 to deactivate.

Call Forward Busy

Call Forward Busy – $1/month – Allows user to forward calls to another telephone number if their line is busy. Directions: Dial *90, dial the phone number where you wish your calls forwarded to. Dial *91 to deactivate.

Call Forward No Answer

Call Forward No Answer – $1/month – Allows user to redirect incoming calls to another phone number when the phone is not answered within a designated number of rings. Directions: Dial *92, Dial number of rings 2-9 before it answers, dial *99 Dial *93 to deactivate.

Call Name Delivery (Caller ID)

Call Name Delivery (Caller ID) – $3.50/month – Allows user to know who is calling before they answer the phone and keep a record of the last calls received.

Terminating Call Manager (Telemarketing Block)

Terminating Call Manager (Telemarketing Block) – $3/month – Allows user to intercept telemarketer calls. Message says user doesn’t accept telemarketer calls and put them on the “DO NOT CALL” list. Other callers are advised to dial 1 or stay on the line to be connected to user. Directions: Dial *95 and follow the prompts. Dial *96 to add the last caller’s number to your blocked list.


Voicemail – $3.95/month – Allows 24-hour from home & remote access to voice messaging service. It will answer telephone calls and allow callers to leave messages. Directions: Initial Setup – Dial *99, enter 7 digit telephone number, enter default password (0000) Mailbox Setup – Press 9, follow prompts for greeting options, change password, notification options, disable/enable auto login, press * to returned to main menu To Change Greeting – Press 1 for greeting options, press 4 to record your greeting, press # to end recording function, press 1 to listen to greeting, press 2 to save greeting, press 3 to delete greeting, press 4 to re-record greeting, press * to return to mail box setup To Change Password – Press 2 to change password, enter new password followed by # key, to verify enter password again Activate Voicemail – Call Forward Don’t Answer – Dial *92, (# of rings 2-9), Dial *99 Deactivate – Dial *93 Call Forward Busy – Dial *90*99 Deactivate – Dial *91 Call Forward All Calls – Dial *72*99 Deactivate – Dial *73 – NOTE: Call Forward No Answer & Call Forward Busy can be activated at the same time. To Retrieve Messages – Press 1 for new messages, Press 2 for saved messages, Press * to return to main menu Accessing Voice Messaging away from home – Directions: Call home number and press the *key while greeting is playing, enter your password followed by #key, press 1 to retrieve, 3 to send, 7 for date & time, 9 for mailbox setup When Listening to Messages – Press 1 to play or replay message, press 2 to save messages & go to next, press 3 to delete message & go to next, press 4 to save the message as new, press 5 to replay a message, press 6 to forward the message, press 7 to skip  3 seconds, press 8 to pause, press 9 to skip ahead 3 seconds, press * to return to main menu.

Account Code

Account Code Plus – $2/month – Allow, block, or set time limits for general categories of calls, such as long distance calls or even for specific phone numbers. Set up individual accounts with customized rules for everyone with no account limit. Each account gets a PIN that must be entered when a restricted number is dialed. The system then checks to see if the call is allowed for that account. Receive reports showing summary information about account activity.

Anonymous Call Rejection

Anonymous Call Rejection – $1/month – Enables user to block calls from unidentified numbers. Free yourself from unwanted calls from salespeople, recruiters, or other people that can drain productivity time. Directions: Dial *77, listen for beeps to establish Dial *87, listen for beeps to deactivate.

Automatic Call

Automatic Call – $1/month – Allows user to automatically redial last number dialed. If the number is busy, the switch monitors the busy number up to 30 minutes. Directions: Dial *66.

Automatic Call Return

Automatic Call Return – $1/month – Allows user to automatically call the last number which called them. Directions: Dial *69.

Call Logging

Call Logging – $1/month – Keeps record of all incoming and outgoing calls with who called, who was called, phone number, date, time, duration and results of the transaction.

Call Name Block

Call Name Block – $1/month – Allows user to block delivery of their name and number to the called party or can block per call by dialing *67. User can also unblock the service on a per call basis by dialing *82.

Call Originating Calls ( Deny)

Call Originating Calls ( Deny) – $1/month – Restrict the use of your telephone to incoming calls only. With Deny Origination, you cannot make any outgoing calls.

Call Waiting

Call Waiting – $1/month – Allows user to know a second caller is calling when using the phone. Depress the receiver or flash button, which puts the first caller on hold, and then connected to second caller. Directions: User can alternate between calls. Can deactivate per call, Dial *70 + number.

Call Waiting/Caller ID

Call Waiting/Caller ID – $1/month – Allows user to know who is calling when they are on the phone. Must have individual Caller ID and Call Waiting features for this option to work.

Call Waiting Selective Ringing

Call Waiting Selective Ringing – $1.50/month – Allows user to define a list of up to 12 calling directory numbers that will provide a special incoming ring. Any incoming calls from numbers on this list will be indicated by a distinctive ring. Directions: Dial *61 and follow recorded instructions.

Deny Terminating Calls

Deny Terminating Calls – $1/month – Restricts user’s telephone to outbound calls only. With Deny Termination, you cannot accept any incoming calls.

Find Me

Find Me – $3.50/month – This feature will allow the user to have up to nine other phones ring, either simultaneously or in sequence, when someone calls the users landline phone.  It is the perfect solution for a busy person who may be in or out of several offices or homes and people who want to reach him do not know which ones of his phones to call.  If someone answers one of the ringing phones a voice will announce, “ I have a call for John Smith, if you are not that person, please hang up”. The feature will continue to ring other phones. Another part of this feature will give the user the ability to transfer a call to another phone. For example, if the user is on a landline call and needs to go ,but it is also important to finish his conversation, he can simple press *1 (* code is dependent on configuration) and the call is transferred to his cell phone, making him mobile again. Subscribers can manage this service using the web-portal: https://maxconnect.gbta.net/Portal (case sensitive).

Notify Plus

Notify Plus – $25.00/month – Notify Plus will allow customers to turn their landline phone into a powerful automated messaging service that will deliver phone calls, e-mails and even text messages!

Ring Again

Ring Again – $2/month – Allows user to instruct the phone system to notify them when the person called is no longer busy with another call. Directions: After reaching a busy signal, depress receiver or flash button, dial *66.

Ring Again Denial

Ring Again Denial – $1/month – It keeps callers from being able to use the Ring Again feature.

Selective Call Acceptance

Selective Call Acceptance – $1.50/month – Allows you to define up to 12 calling numbers that will be accepted. Directions: Dial *64 and follow the prompts.

Selective Call Forwarding

Selective Call Forwarding – $1.50/month – Allows user to forward a group of numbers to another number. Only that group of numbers will be forwarded. Directions: Dial *63 and follow the prompts.

Selective Call Rejection

Selective Call Rejection – $1.50/month – Allows user to block up to 12 calling numbers. Directions: Dial *60 and follow the prompts.

Speed Dial 8

Speed Dial 8 – $1/month – Allows user to dial number 2-9 to quickly dial a programmed phone number. Directions: Dial *74 and follow the prompts to program numbers, then dial *2 to *9.

Teen Line/Distinctive Ring

Teen Line/Distinctive Ring – $2/month – Additional number assigned to your existing phone number with a two short ring tone. Can be used for a Fax Machine or Teenager Line.

Three Way Calling

Three Way Calling – $1/month – Allows user to add third party to a call. Directions: Establish first call, depress receiver or flash button, dial third person’s telephone number and when they answer, depress receiver or flash button to complete the three way call.

Toll Block

Toll Block – $2/month – Blocks all long distance calls including 0+, 1+ and 900 Calls. Only 911, 800# and local calls are allowed.

User Call Transfer

User Call Transfer – $1/month – Allows user to transfer a call to another phone number. Directions: While on the phone call, press receiver or flash button, dial the number where call is being transferred, listen for ringing, after second caller answers, hang up and call will be transferred.

Warm Line

Warm Line – $1/month – The phone will automatically dial a pre-selected number within 60 seconds after the receiver is lifted off the hook. Ideal for the elderly, handicapped or disabled to signal for help.

Wake up Service

Wake up Service – $3.50/month – Allows a user to schedule up to two wake-up calls at any time within the next twenty four (24) hours.  

Voice Resources

Capital Credits

Living in GBT’s cooperative area + having our phone service allows you to be a member of the cooperative and earn capital credits.

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Lifeline Assistance Program

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Local Directory

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Can I keep my number?

When switching from another voice provider, GBT is typically able to keep your home or business number. Our trained staff has agreements with other carriers to port your numbers so you can keep the same number you’ve always had. GBT will do all of the heavy lifting for you, so when you get ready to switch to GBT, contact us first so we can take care of the process for you.

Will my voice service work when there is a power outage?

GBT offers a battery backup customers can install in the home that will allow for voice service to work when there is a power-outage. Without a battery backup, voice services will not work.

What kind of phone do I need for GBT Voice service to work?

Practically any cordless or landline phone will work with GBT voice. GBT also offers an array of phones you can purchase and offers a cloud-based hosted phone solution for businesses.

Does my house have to be rewired to switch to GBT voice?

Typically, your existing wiring can be used for GBT voice services to work. When switching to GBT voice, we will run one phone wire at no charge to you, and then you can hook cordless phones up throughout the house wherever you would like without needing additional lines ran.

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