Albuquerque, March 17th, 2020 – Yesterday, ValuTel’S President, Tim Keefer, signed the FCC’s Keep American Connected Pledge, in full understanding of the responsibilities telecommunication companies have in supporting the community during the coronavirus pandemic.  Keefer stated, “At ValuTel, we are committed to providing stable, efficient telecommunication services to businesses and organizations across the country. During this difficult, uncertain time, we are even more committed to supporting our business community and doing our part to keep America connected”.

ValuTel pledges for the next 60 days to:

(1) not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic;

(2) waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic; and

(3) open its Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them.

ValuTel is one of the latest companies to join the growing list of telecom service providers that have signed the pledge.

For more information about the Keep America Connected Pledge, go to

ValuTel is a locally owned telecommunications company, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, proudly serving statewide businesses, companies and government organizations for over 30 years. Certified by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission as a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC), ValuTel is New Mexico’s premier, next-generation network carrier, providing business telecommunication services and personable customer service to over 600 local businesses, state-wide companies, and New Mexico government organizations.