Michigan Technological University


Pager Services and Leasing

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About Pager Services at Michigan Tech

We provide a paging service to Michigan Tech staff through our partnership with Range Telecommunications. This service includes leasing a VHF alphanumeric pager for as low as $15.95 per month. The cost includes the monthly pager rental fee as well as the paging service which covers the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

All pagers come with a (906) 777-xxxx number. You can also choose to have a local Houghton Area Exchange number in the form of 469-xxxx in addition to the standard long distance 777-xxxx number.

This pager servce also includes voice mail and an email-to-pager gateway.

Apollo 924 Alphanumeric Pager

Apollo 924 Alphanumeric Pager Telcom is currently offering the Apollo 924 Alphanumeric Pager with its paging service. This pager is a 4-line Pager that offers 2-line Zoom, voice mail, 4 Beeps, 8 Melodys, and Vibrate Alert.

Batteries for the leased equipment can be obtained through the Telecommunications Department, which is located in the on the 2nd floor of the Lakeshore Center.

How to Order Pager Services

You can submit a request for pager services by sending an email request to telcom-request@mtu.edu.

Be sure to use "Request for Pager Services" as your subject and include the following information in the body of your email:

  • Your name and phone number
  • Your Tech ID number
  • Your Campus Address and/or Billing Address
  • The date you are requesting the service (Requested Activation Date)
  • The name of your department and account number to be charged (if applicable)
  • Any other relevant information that you wish to include in your request