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Teleconferencing

With Northwestel's teleconferencing service, you can connect with as few as three people or as many as 119 people, all at once, from all around the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Teleconferencing makes it easier for you to stay in touch with family and friends around the world, and save time and money on repeated calls.

Northwestel offers three types of teleconference calls:

1. Customer Handled Meet Me

The originator is responsible only for the conference bridge usage charges (in addition to the chairperson's own long distance charges to the conference bridge location, if applicable):

  • Bridge Usage Charges: The number of lines used or reserved (lines not cancelled prior to the conference are also billed) will be utilized for billing purposes (number of lines x length of conference connect time x $0.35)
  • Long Distance Charges: Each participant calling into the bridge is responsible for his or her own long distance charges, if applicable.

2. Customer Handled Toll-Free Meet Me

The originator is responsible for all charges associated with the call. The charges are as follows:

  • Bridge Usage Charges: The number of lines used or reserved (lines not cancelled prior to the conference are also billed) will be utilized for billing purposes (number of lines x length of conference connect time x $0.35)
  • Long Distance Charges: Each line (local or long distance) is billed for the individual connect times and totaled for all customers and billed to the chairperson.

3. Operator Assisted

The Originator is responsible for all charges associated with the call. The charges are as follows:

  • Bridge Usage Charges: Each line is billed for the individual connect times and totaled for all customers.
  • Long Distance Charges: Each line (long distance only) is billed for the individual connect times and totaled for all customers and billed to the chairperson.

Booking a Teleconference Call

To arrange a teleconference call, call the conference operator toll-free 1-800-661-0434.

You may also book a conference call online or by completing a fax reservation form and faxing it toll-free to 1-800-661-0481.

A teleconference call may be booked up to one year in advance.

Advance or same-day reservations that are cancelled with less than 24 hours notice are subject to a $25 cancellation charge.

Optional Features

Northwestel also offers a range of optional features to help you get the most out of your teleconference call. Additional charges apply.

Additional Information

Per-minute rates used to calculate the bridge and toll charges.

Teleconferencing FAQ

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