Let SGO be your communications partner!

At SGO, we give you access to the services offered in larger cities, but with the customer service of a smaller, local company. We live and work in rural Mid-America, so we understand your communications needs because they’re the same as our own.
We provide service to ten local exchanges in Southwest Missouri, Northwest Arkansas, and Northeast Oklahoma.
Take advantage of the most dependable communications device available by maintaining a corded landline service.

Our landline service offers you:

**All applications must be downloaded, filled out, and email to:

Maintaining a corded landline means you can take advantage of the most dependable communications device available today.

Keeping a landline connection gives you the security and peace of mind that come with:

– Secure, reliable 911 calls

– Exceptional sound quality

– Effectiveness during power outages

– Unlimited local calling

– Access to SGO Broadband Internet Service

– Calls that stay connected with a strong signal

– Listing in a telephone directory


We’re not just the telephone company – we’re your partner in communications. And we’re proud to serve the many business-owners in our service area.


SGO is here to help you grow and expand your business, and we’ll harness our expertise to help you meet your unique goals and objectives.


Our calling features help you keep your business streamlined, so be sure you’re taking advantage of:


– Caller ID

– Call Waiting

– Voicemail

– Customized Business Services


Want to personalize your local telephone service even more? Lease custom calling features to go along with our unlimited local calling. Some convenient SGO features available to you include:



Caller ID

Call Waiting/Cancel Call Waiting

Call Forwarding

Three-Way Calling

Speed Calling

Automatic Recall

Automatic Call Back

Anonymous Call Rejection

Per Line/Per Call Blocking

Call Forward Busy/No Answer/Remote Access

Selective Call Forward/Rejection/Acceptance



We also provide the following additional services in support of our unlimited local calling plans:


Collect Calling Opt-Out

Telephone Directory Listings

Lifeline (for qualified customers)



Seneca Telephone Company Calling Prefixes: 666 | 775 | 776 | 985
Goodman Telephone Company Calling Prefixes: 364 | 436
Ozark Telephone Company Calling Prefixes: 475 | 762 | 822 | 854


SGO offers two great long-distance calling packages, giving you the chance to tailor your calling plan to your individual needs:


Long-Distance Plan #1

Monthly Fee: FREE
In-State Calling: $.11/minute
Out-of-State Calling: $.07/minute


Long-Distance Plan #2

Monthly Fee: $3.95/month
In-State Calling: $.09/minute
Out-of-State Calling: $.07/minute


Lifeline is a Federal program that offers telephone discounts to low-income consumers in all U.S. States and Territories.


Those who qualify may receive discounts on monthly basic telephone services (Lifeline). You may be eligible for the Lifeline program if you participate in any of the following programs:


• Medicaid

• Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

• Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

• Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)

• Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

• Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance

• State Assistance Programs (if applicable)

• Head Start (if income eligibility criteria are met)

• Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF)

• Or if the household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines


To determine your eligibility for Lifeline and to enroll in this program, contact your local Seneca/Goodman/Ozark Telephone business office at 417-776-2247 or online at  Federal rules prohibit eligible low-income consumers from receiving more than ONE Lifeline discount within a household unit at the same time. That is, eligible low-income households may receive a Lifeline discount on either a wireline or a wireless service, but may not receive a Lifeline.





Disabled Application Forms:





Nationwide One-Call
Dial 811
Missouri One-Call
1-800-DIG-RITE (344-7483)
Arkansas One-Call
Oklahoma One-Call
1-800-522-OKIE (6543)


SGO Broadband lets you talk on the phone and surf the Internet at the same time.

Our Broadband service means you’ll experience the Internet at high speed. No more waiting for pages to load. No more dropped connections while playing online games, downloading large documents, or sharing files.

SGO provides Broadband Internet service to our telephone customers. A technician will check the line and determine what speed is available to the customer depending on the the distance from SGO Central Office.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your computer is Broadband and High Speed ready. Some modem types may not be compatible with the Broadband system.

**All applications must be downloaded, filled out, and email to:


24/7 Technical Support : 913-859-8106

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program, or ACP, is a temporary FCC program which makes monthly internet services more affordable for customers who meet federal income eligibility requirements.

Households can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets one of the following criteria:

Participates in certain government assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline,


Participates in the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision,


Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year, or


Qualifies for a participating provider’s existing low-income program, subject to FCC approval of that provider’s eligibility process


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)




Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)


Veterans Pension or Survivors

Households located on qualifying Tribal lands may also qualify based on participation in one of the following Tribal assistance programs:

Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance


Head Start (only households meeting the income qualifying standard)


Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)


Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

To determine your eligibility for the Affordable Connectivity Program, contact SGO Broadband or click the link to the online ACP application. The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount per eligible household and is non-transferable. However, it can be bundled with a new or existing Lifeline discount. 

Phone Rates

View your city's phone rates below.

Seneca & Tiff City

Residence $20.40 / Business $21.40

West Tiff City & West Seneca

Residence $19.21 / Business $20.21

Goodman, MO

Residence $20.40 / Business $21.40

Lanagan, MO

Residence $23.46 / Business $24.46

Noel, MO

Residence $23.46 / Business $24.46

Southwest City, MO

Residence $20.56 / Business $21.56

Southwest City, AR

Residence $8.50 / Business $15.00

Southwest City, OK

Residence $19.35 / Business $20.35

*does not include federal, state or 911 fee’s.

All applications must be printed out, filled out and sent by email or fax to: or 417-776-1234.