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Calling Features

F&B does more than offer quality local phone service. There are many calling features that customers can opt to add to their line. Call or stop in the business office today in Wheatland to sign-up for a convenient calling feature. There is a $10 setup fee to add a feature.

Some features can be controlled from your phone, for instructions on using a particular feature, click the name of the feature.

Call Waiting (no monthly charge)
This feature allows you to talk on the phone whenever you want without having to worry about missing important calls. You will hear a brief tone signaling another incoming call. You also have the option of canceling this feature from your own phone so your don't have to worry about being interrupted during an important call. 

Anonymous Call Rejection ($1.50/month)

When you’ve turned this service “on” any callers who have blocked their number from your Caller ID display will hear an announcement that you do not accept anonymous calls-and they should remove Blocking and call back. All other calls will ring through as usual.

Automatic Recall ($1.50/month)

Dial *69 and you will hear a message telling you the number of the last incoming call, along with the time and date of call. 

Call Forward All ($1.50/month)
Have all of your calls forwarded to wherever you are, so you don't have to stay at home to wait for that important call you're expecting. You can have calls forwarded to any number that you enter. Calls will bypass your line and ring at the programmed number. You can activate/deactivate this feature at any time. 

Call Forward Busy ($1.50/month)
Automatically have your calls forwarded to another phone number if your line is busy. You won't miss important calls just because you are on the line. This feature can be activated/deactivated by entering a special code.

Call Forward No Answer ($1.50/month)
Forwards your calls to another telephone number only after a specified number of rings and there is no answer. This feature can be activated/deactivated by entering a special code.

Call Forward Fixed Destination ($1.50/month)
Have calls forwarded to a fixed number. You have no special codes to enter, the telephone company takes care of the programming for you.

Call Waiting ID ($1.50/month)
It's like call waiting, but you can see who's trying to get a hold of you when you are on the line with another person. The name and number of the person trying to call you will be displayed on a special Caller ID unit located next to your phone. With this feature, you can decide whether the incoming call is worth disrupting your current call.

Speed 30 Number Calling ($1.50/month)
Store up to 30 of your most frequently dialed numbers and access them just by dialing a two-digit code from your touch tone phone. It's a real time saver.

3-Way Calling ($1.50/month)
Talk to two different people at the same time. This feature also has the ability to place one or both calls on hold.

User Transfer ($1.50/month)
Transfer an established call to another line. The transferring party is then billed for charges. This feature required 3-Way Calling.

Per Call One Plus Blocking ($3.00/month)
This toll blocking service allows a subscriber to restrict the use of their phone for long distance calls. A person knowing the correct 4-digit PIN can only place toll calls.

Bulk One Plus Blocking ($3.00/month)
This toll blocking features allows the subscriber to control the calling of toll numbers dialed from their phone. Using a PIN, the subscriber can allow (turn on) or block (turn off) toll calling.

900 Block Control ($3.00/month)
This 900 blocking feature allows a subscriber to control the calling of 900 numbers dialed from his/her phone. The subscriber uses a PIN (Personal Identification Number) to control the availability of 900 dialing.

Call Forward Remote Access ($3.00/month)
Activate call forward features from a phone line other than the station from which calls are being forwarded. Subscribers will be given a PIN and a special phone number to activate/deactivate call forward from a remote location.

Selective Call Acceptance ($3.00/month)
Allows you to screen incoming calls by creating a list of phone numbers from which you are willing to accept calls. Calls from phone numbers not contained on your list will hear a recording that says you are not receiving calls at this time. A voice-activated menu assists you in turning this feature on/off and updating your list.

Selective Call Forward ($3.00/month)
Allows you to create a list of numbers that are to be forwarded when they call you. When you activate this service, and a call arrives from a phone number that is on your list, the call is forwarded. All other calls will ring your phone in the normal fashion. Your most important calls can be forwarded to a number where they can be answered, meaning you can leave your home or office and still receive urgent calls.

Selective Call Rejection ($3.00/month)
Allows you to create a list of phone numbers from which you do not wish to receive calls. Calls from phone numbers on your list are sent to an announcement that informs the caller you are not receiving calls at this time.

Selective Distinctive Ring ($3.00/month)
Hear a distinct ring when people entered in your selected ring list call you. This helps you identify special and important calls. You can update your list by using a voice-activated menu when you dial a special code.

Smart Telemarketer Call Screening ($3.95/month)
Smart Telemarketer Call Screening intercepts calls, announces that you do not accept calls from telemarketers and instructs them to add you to their “Do Not Call” list. It remembers accepted callers so they always get through. Best of all, if someone calls that you don’t want to talk to again - add them to your blocked caller list and they’ll never be able to bother you again. Next time the phone rings, know it’s someone you want to hear from. Smart Telemarketer Call Screening. What more could you ask for?


Caller ID Name and Number ($3.95/month)
Know the name and number of the person calling before you pickup the phone. Caller ID lets you screen calls and keep a record of the date, time, name and number of all calls received on your line.

Specific Ring - Teen Number ($4.50/month)
With this feature you will be able to tell if a call is for you, or if someone is trying to reach your teenager. Your teen will have their own number and when their number is called you will hear a distinctive ring from your phone. You don't even need a second line, but your line will be tied up during the conversation.


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