Communication Services

news & announcements...

  • New Telecommunication Allowance Program

    Effective May 3rd, 2010, Texas Tech will no longer provide Electronic Communication Resources (wireless device) to employees. However, a Telecommunication Allowance program is being implemented which will allow departments to provide employees, who are deemed to have a business need, a supplement that will help offset the business use of their personal wireless device.
  • AT&T Personal Plan Users:

    - For assistance call:1-800-331-0500

  • Conference phones are available from Communication Services. For details and pricing call Customer Support at 806-742-2000
  • Save money on Conference Calls, Click here for information - 3.5 cents per minute per participant and no charge for long distance.


The Communication Services department provides integrated voice communication for Texas Tech in a cost-effective and technologically contemporary manner. The basic services provided by Communication Services include telephone services and equipment, cellular voice and data service, and conference calling. We currently have over 9,000 telephone lines in service across all the Texas Tech campuses as well as over 1,000 cellular devices. The university as a whole averages over 250,000 long distance minutes a month and over 300,000 cellular minutes a month. Our technicians work an average of 450 work orders and repairs a month. Communication Services also provides the university with operator switchboard services. Our operators handle over 15,000 calls a month.