Townes Tele-Communications provides a range of telecommunication and Internet services. It offers local telephone, long-distance calling and broadband satellite services. The company serves business and residential customers. Townes Tele-Communications operates several subsidiaries, including Walnut Hill Telephone Company, Tatum Telephone, Electra Telephone Company and Haxtun Telephone Company. Established in 1901, Walnut Hill Telephone Company serves more than 5,700 lines in over five exchanges in southwestern Arkansas. The parent company also operates Choctaw Telephone Company, a local provider of telephone and DSL Internet services that serves clients in Halltown in Missouri. Townes Tele-Communications is a member of the United States Telecom Association, National Telecommunications Cooperative Association and National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative.