Profile: NTS Inc (NTS)
13 Dec 2013
NTS Inc, formerly Xfone, Inc, incorporated in September 2000, is a holding and managing company providing, through its subsidiaries, integrated communications services, which include voice, video and data over its Fiber-To-The-Premise (FTTP) and other networks. The Company has operations in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana and it also serves customers in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. The Company provides telecommunication products/services, including retail services, Wholesale Services and Internet Based Customer Service. The Company’s divisions include Customer Service Division, Operations Division, Administration Division and Marketing Division.
NTS Communications, Inc. (NTSC) delivers local telephony service to its customers through an on-net UNE-L connection, including voice mail, caller ID, forwarding, 3-way calling, blocking, and PBX services. In addition, NTSC sells off-net total service resale lines. NTSC provides UNE-L services in Lubbock, Abilene, Amarillo, Midland, Odessa, Pampa, Plainview, and Wichita Falls, Texas. NTSC provides local services via Fiber-To-The-Premise (FTTP) in Lubbock, Wolfforth, Levelland, Littlefield, Burkburnett, and Smyer, Texas. NTSC provides resold local services throughout Texas via its resale agreement with AT&T.
NTSC offers a range of long distance services to its customers, including switched long distance (including intrastate, interstate, and international), toll-free service, dedicated T-1 long distance and calling cards. The majority of its customers are concentrated in West Texas. A minority of its long distance customers are in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado. NTSC provides broadband and dial-up Internet service in all of its Texas markets. Download speeds for broadband range from 500 Kilobits to 100 Megabits per second, depending on the end user's distance from an NTSC collocation or the type of facilities used to deliver the service. NTSC also offers Web hosting and wide area networking solutions for business applications. NTSC offers a selection of video services, including basic cable, video on demand, high definition television (HDTV) and digital video recorder (DVR). In addition to providing video service via its FTTP network, NTSC offers CATV via a coaxial cable network in Anton, Brownfield, Colorado City, Hale Center, Idalou, Levelland, Littlefield, Meadow, Morton, New Deal, O'Donnell, Olton, Ropesville, Shallowater, Slaton, Smyer, Tahoka, and Wolfforth Texas. NTSC offers a selection of video services via its CATV offering basic cable, over 250 channels, including sports and movie channels, and Pay Per View. NTSC resells a variety of CPE and CPE related services to its customers.
NTSC offers aggregation and resale of leased fiber transport network from AT&T and other fiber network operators. This service is provided for carrier customers that need direct network connectivity, as well as enterprises that require branch office connections. Services are offered under 1-year contracts for a fixed amount per month. NTSC provides private line service nationwide. NTSC provides multi-regional switched termination, switched toll free origination and wholesale Internet access services to various carrier customers. Services are offered for a fixed amount per minute. NTSC provides wholesale switched termination services to customers via network connections in NTSC POPs and switch sites.
NTSC provides voice, data, and video services for NTS Telephone Company and also provides billing, sales and marketing, back and front offices services to this subsidiary. The Company provides local dial tone and calling features, such as hunting, calls forwarding and call waiting to both business and residential customers throughout Louisiana and Mississippi, including T-1 and PRI local telephone services to business customers.
The Company uses its own network where available and QWEST , a nationwide long distances carrier, as its underlying long distance network provider. In conjunction with Local Telephone Services, it provides Long Distance Services to its residential and business customers. The Company provides two different categories of long distance services-Switched Services to both residential and small business customers, which includes 1+ Outbound Service, Toll Free Inbound Service and Calling Card Service. The Company also provides services, such as T-1 and PRI Services. The Company's long distance services are only available to customers who use the Company's local telephone services.
The Company provides high-speed broadband Internet access to residential and business customers utilizing its own integrated digital data network and utilizing the broadband gateway network of the new ATT. Its DSL service provides up to three megabytes per second (Mbps) of streaming speed combined with Dynamic IP addresses, as well as multiple mailboxes and Web space. The Company's DSL services also include spam filter, instant messaging, pop-up blocking, Web mail access, and parental controls. The Company also provides dial-up Internet access service for quick and dependable connection to the Web. The Company's Internet/Data services are stand-alone products or are bundled with its voice services for residential and business customers. Its customer service department is an additional product offering, which sells, as well as retains customers. The scope of communications service entails network service, customer service, and repair service.
Xfone USA resells a variety of CPE and CPE related services to its customers. Primarily, these sales involve acting with NTSC as an authorized dealer for Toshiba phone systems. These systems are sold to customers either on a stand-alone basis, or in conjunction with the purchase of local, long distance, and/or data services from the Company. In addition, it sells a variety of other electronics such as high-definition (HD) displays, surveillance equipment, paging systems, nurse call systems, routers switches and internetworking gear.
The Company competes with AT&T, SuddenLink Communications, Time Warner Communication, Qwest, Level 3 and Verizon.
LUBBOCK TX 79401