About BWTelcom 

BWTelcom has been serving several communities in southwest Nebraska since 1944. A lot of things in the telecommunications industry have changed over the years—and as a result, so have we.

Today, BWTelcom offers a wide range of telecommunications, Internet, cable television, and computer sales, support, and wiring services to keep you clearly connected to your community, to the world and, most importantly, to the ones you love.

It is our mission and earnest endeavor to provide to the citizens of our service areas a community of growth and betterment.


BWTelcom began as the Benkelman Telephone Company (BTC) in 1944. Founded by local entrepreneurs Jacob and Anna Raile, the company embarked on a long history of family ownership and a commitment to the communities of southwest Nebraska.

The name of the company and its leaders have changed over the years—passing from Jacob to his son Willard Raile, becoming BWTelcom in 1998, and functioning today under the leadership of Jacob’s grandson, Randall Raile. Yet some things remain the same: family ownership, hometown service, and community support.

Turn to BWTelcom today to stay clearly connected with family, friends, neighbors, and the world. Just one call gives you the latest technology and a wide range of services—backed by family ownership and hometown pride.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, BWTelcom is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation and reprisal. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Stop 9410, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339(TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

General Contact Info

(308) 423-2000
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Corporate Headquarters – 8:00–5:00 MST, M–F

607 Chief Street
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2000

Wauneta Office – 9:00–4:00 MST, Monday & Friday

54 E. Quachita Street
Wauneta, NE 69045
(308) 394-6000

Danbury Service Line

(308) 895-2000

Haigler Service Line

(308) 297-2000

Lebanon Service Line

(308) 375-2000

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Benkelman Telephone Co., Inc.

Randall J. Raile
607 Chief St.
Benkelman, NE 69021
Phone: (308) 423-2000
Fax: (308) 423-5618
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