Voice Services (Centrex)
Computing Services Telecommunications provides the campus with a full range of basic and advanced telecommunications services including telephones, voicemail, conference calling and long distance services.
Trouble with Existing Services
The Telecom Service Line is your single point of contact for telecommunication related matters. If you experience problems with any of the services listed below refer to the Troubleshooting Checklist, and if problems persist contact the Telecom Service Line at 412-268-8500.
- Telephone Service
- Billing questions
- Other telecommunication related issues
Request for New Services / Changes to Existing Services
IMPORTANT! Requests for new services OR changes to existing services should NOT be called into the Service Line.
For these requests, contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Type of request (with details)
- Contact Information
- Billing Information
Phone Service Technical Details
Telecom Phone Service is provided through a Nortel DMS100 Supernode
telephone switch located in Verizon's Oakland central office. The
Centrex Phone Service was leased through Verizon on a three year
customized contract signed in 2000.
There are two line types available:
Standard line type; uses a Comdial or M9316 basic single line set
Requires a Nortel Meridian Business set and is available with a display, speakerphone, or both
Telecom currently provides PhoneService to about 9,100 lines including 2,000 student lines AND COUNTING