Oneida County Telephone Co (OCRT), a third-generation family business, is the proud parent company of the Northland Communications group of companies.

About Us

With a rich history, deeply rooted in the communities we serve, we are committed to providing a great customer and team member experience.

We have evolved from humble beginnings of offering party line service, to today providing voice and broadband services over our fiber network to the communities of Holland Patent, Stittville, Floyd, Steuben, Westernville and portions of Marcy.

With an average employee tenure of 12 years, our experience authenticates our capabilities. We are committed to evolving with our high-quality technology and giving our customers the personalized approach they deserve. We make an effort to get to know you and your business and you can count on a familiar face when engaging with our team. Local decision-making allows us to respond quickly and solve challenges as an extension of your organization.

Our emphasis on the customer and team member experience and creating a positive impact in the communities we serve are the foundation of our core values.

Why make the switch to OCRT?

Voice Communication

Flexible and affordable plans using state-of-the-art fiber optics.

High Performance Internet

Guaranteed 99.999% uptime and 24/7 customer service.

1,100 Miles of Fiber

$25 million private investment to bring fiber to Central New York.

Customer Retention

Over 111 customers for 40 years, 499 for 30 years, and 1,032 for 20 years.

Non-Profit Organizations

Over seven figures donated to local non-profit organizations.

Local Employees

We employee a team of 110+ local experts.


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