Mesick Calling Features

Includes the Following Features:

  • Call Forward busy
  • Call forward no answer
  • Caller ID w Name & number
  • Call waiting/ call waiting ID
  • Call forwarding
  • 3 way calling
  • Speed calling 30
  • Selective call acceptance
  • Selective call forwarding
  • Selective call rejection
  • Last call return
  • Priority call
  • Repeat dial

Price $8.95

AcenTek800-Now your own 800 number is affordable. It’s a great way for family, friends and customers to call you!

Minutes rate per minute

  • 0-400 12 cents
  • 401-800 10 cents
  • 801-2000 9 cents
  • 2001-5000 7 cents
  • 5001+ 6.5 cents

When you are already on the phone, Call Waiting alerts you that another call is coming in. You will hear a “beep,” but the calling party will hear normal ringing.

  1. 1. Put the existing call on hold by depressing the switchhook** for a half second, or hang up if you wish to end your first call.
  2. 2. Answer the second call when your phone rings.

Monthly Charge $1.50

When you have a call you don’t want interrupted, you can Cancel Call Waiting before you place your call.

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *70. After a short pause, you’ll hear a confirmation tone followed by dial tone.
  2. Then, dial the number you wish to call.

To activate Cancel Call Waiting during a call, you must have Three-Way Calling on your line.

  1. Depress the switchhook** to place your call on “hold.”
  2. Wait for dial tone, then dial *70. Your first call will be re-established.

Cancel Call Waiting is free with Call Waiting.

Call Forwarding transfers (forwards) your incoming calls to another telephone number of your choice.

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *72. After a short pause, you will hear three beeps.
  2. Dial the telephone number where you want your calls to go followed by the # sign. You’ll hear a regular ring. When someone answers, the call forwarding is in effect.

If the line is busy or nobody answers, hang up and immediately repeat steps 1 and 2. When you hear two beeps, the service is in effect. Your telephone can still be used to place outgoing calls even though incoming calls are being forwarded. Call forwarding remains in effect until cancelled from your phone.

To deactivate Call Forward:

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *73.
  2. Listen for two beeps, then hang up.

Monthly Charge $1.50

**Switchook is the button your handset pushes down on your phone.
*Long distance charges may apply.


With this service, your incoming calls can be forwarded to a number of your choice if you are on the phone.

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *90.
  2. Listen for a special dial tone.
  3. Dial the telephone number where you want your calls to be forwarded. When someone answers, the call forwarding is in effect.

If the line is busy or nobody answers, hang up and immediately repeat steps 1 and 2. When you hear two beeps, the service is in effect. Your telephone can still be used to place outgoing calls and receive incoming calls. With Call Forward Busy in effect, all calls are forwarded if someone is talking on your phone.

To deactivate Call Forward Busy:

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *91.
  2. Listen for two beeps, then hang up.

Monthly Charge $1.50


With this service, you can have all of your calls automatically forwarded to another number when you are unable to answer your phone. You can decide how many times the phone should ring before the call is forwarded.

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *92.
  2. Listen for special dial tone.
  3. Enter the number of rings before call is forwarded (2-9), and immediately dial the telephone number where you want your calls to be forwarded. When someone answers, the call forwarding is in effect.

If the line is busy or nobody answers, hang up and immediately repeat steps 1, 2, and 3. When you hear two beeps, the service is in effect. Your telephone can still be used to place outgoing calls and receive incoming calls.

To deactivate Call Forward No Answer:

  1. Listen for dial tone, then dial *93.
  2. Listen for two beeps, then hang up.

Monthly Charge $1.50

Three-way calling allows you to add a third person to your conversation—local or long distance.

  1. Place first call on hold by depressing the switchhook** for a second. Listen for three beeps and then dial tone.
  2. Dial the telephone number of the person you want to add to the conversation. You may talk privately before completing the three-way connection.
  3. Depress the switchhook** for a second to add the person you have on hold. Now you have a three-way call.

To disconnect, the first person can simply hang up. When the added person hangs up, you must momentarily push the switchhook** to break the connection. All three connections are disconnected when you hang up.

Monthly Charge $1.50

Speed Calling allows you to call frequently dialed numbers with the touch of a button. You can select a short list of eight telephone numbers or a long list of 30 telephone numbers. This is a fast way to call for help—just have 911 as one of your speed call selections!

To establish or change a speed code:

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Dial the access code (*74 for 8-number list, *75 for 30-number list).
  3. When you hear a second dial tone, dial the speed code you wish to assign (numbers 2 through 9 for an 8-number list or 20 through 49 for a 30 number list).
  4. Now dial the complete telephone number. Be sure to dial 1+ area code if the number is long distance. If successful, you will hear a confirmation tone.

To use speed calling, lift the receiver, listen for dial tone, and dial the speed code you have assigned to the number you wish to call.

Monthly Charge (8#) $1.50 (30#) $3.00

**The switchhook is the button the receiver pushes down on your phone when you hang up. The flash button is a separate button on many phones.

With Caller ID, the name and number of the party calling you will be shown on your display telephone, add-on display unit, or TV if you have AcenTek Video service. (Some numbers will not be displayed if the calling party blocks their number or if their telephone company does not have the necessary equipment to handle Caller ID.)

With Call Waiting ID, you will see who is calling you when you are on the phone and hear the “beep-beep” to indicate a second call is waiting. To utilize Call Waiting ID, you need the Caller ID and Call Waiting features on your line, and a display phone or add-on unit.

You may purchase display phones or add-on units from AcenTek Voice, which also keep a log of the name, number, date and time of your incoming calls.

Monthly Charge
$4.50 for name and number
Additional $0.50 for Call Waiting ID
Free with AcenTek Video service


This feature prevents your telephone number from being displayed on called parties Caller ID unit or telephone.

Line Blocking will prevent your number from being displayed on all calls made from your line except calls to toll-free numbers and 911. If you are calling someone who has Caller ID, the word “Private” or “Anonymous” will be displayed instead of your telephone number. This service is available to all residential customers and some businesses, such as law enforcement agencies.

To cancel the blocking on a per-call basis:

1. Dial *82 before dialing an outgoing number. The line is immediately reblocked after your call.

Monthly Charge $1.50

Per Call Blocking will block your number for one call.

1. Dial *67 before you dial your outgoing phone number.

NO CHARGE . . . available to all customers

Call Trace allows you to activate an immediate trace of the last incoming call. This is useful after receiving a harassing or prank call, and you wish to pursue legal action.

To activate Call Trace:

  1. Hang up after a harassing call.
  2. Pick up the receiver and listen for dial tone.
  3. Press *57.
  4. Follow recorded message to activate trace.
  5. Listen for second message stating successful or unsuccessful trace.
  6. Notify law enforcement agency if you wish to take action.
  7. Call AcenTek to report date and time of call and to request “Release To Authorities” form.

You do not need to sign up for Call Trace—it is available on your line at all times.

No Charge available to all customers

Last Call Return gives you the telephone number of your last caller, the time and date of the call, and the option to recall that number.

To use Last Call Return:

  1. Listen for dial tone.
  2. Press *69.
  3. Dial 1 to activate Call Return.

If their line is busy, you may hang up and your phone will continue trying for up to 30 minutes. A special call-back ring will alert you if the line becomes free.

To cancel:

1. Press *89.

Monthly Charge $2.50

With Priority Call, you set up a list of telephone numbers that you would like to ring in a short-long-short ringing pattern. This lets you know that someone special is calling. If you have Call Waiting, you will have a distinctive Call Waiting tone also.

To set up a list:

  1. Press *61.
  2. Press #, dial the number, press # .

To access or turn off this service:

  1. Press *61. A message will tell you if your list is on or off.
  2. To turn your list on or off, dial 3.

Monthly Charge $2.50

Repeat Dial automatically redials the last busy number you called.

To use:

  1. After a busy signal, hang up. Then lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Press *66.

This feature is active for 30 minutes. When the line is free, you will be alerted with a distinctive ring, and the call will automatically be made.

To cancel:

1. Press *86.

Monthly Charge $2.50

*Long distance charges may apply.


When you have Caller ID, this service will route any incoming call that has its telephone number blocked to a recording that states you are not accepting blocked calls.

To use:

  1. Listen for dial tone. Press *77.
  2. Listen for confirmation message and hang up.

To cancel:

  1. Press *87 and listen for message.

Monthly Charge $2.50

With this service, you create a list of telephone numbers based on which calls you want. Callers not on the list will be routed to an announcement informing them their call is not being accepted at this time. Your selected calls will have a specialized ring.

To use:

  1. Press *64.
  2. Press #, dial the number, press #.

To access or turn off this service:

  1. Press *64. A message will tell you if your list is on or off.
  2. To turn your list on or off, dial 3.

Monthly Charge $2.50

This service allows you to create a list of telephone numbers, and program a forwarding number. When someone on your list calls you, their call will ring at a forwarded phone.

To enter the “Forward-To” number (first time):

  1. Listen for dial tone.
  2. Press *63.
  3. Press 3 and enter the “Forward-To” number.
  4. Press #, then 1 to confirm voice prompt.

To make your list (first time):

  1. Press #, enter telephone number, press #.

For changes to list:

  1. Press *63.
  2. Press #, then 1 to confirm voice prompt.

To access or turn off this service:

  1. Press *63, listen to message to tell if list is on or off.
  2. Dial 3 to turn list on or off.

Monthly Charge $2.50

This service allows you to block numbers. You can either block selected numbers ahead of time or block unwanted calls. In either case, the caller is rerouted to a recorded message and your phone does not ring.

How to use:

  1. 1. Dial *60.
  2. 2. Press #, dial the number, then press #.

To add the number of the last call you received (even if you do not know the number):

  1. Press # .
  2. Dial 01 then press #.

To access or turn off this service (once established):

  1. Press *60, then listen to message to tell if list is on or off.
  2. Dial 3 to turn list on or off.

(Note—one telephone number must be in your list to be able to turn on the service.)

Monthly Charge $2.50