Ponderosa Telephone Company, established in 1908 and located in O'Neals, Calif., is one of the oldest and largest telecommunication service providers in the state. It provides a wide range of telephone services, including the rates for Ponderosa's wire and voice services for business and residential applications, Centrex business solutions, custom calling features, special services, voice mail, and yellow page. The company also offers a wide range of Internet services, such as digital subscriber line, e-mail security, tech support, Web search, dial-up, T1 access, extended services, and surge protection. Ponderosa Telephone Company operates more than 10 offices in the communities of Auberry, Big Creek, Cima, Friant, North Fork, Shaver Lake and Wishon, Calif. It provides telephone service to more than 10,000 subscriber lines in over 1,600-square-mile areas. Its name was changed from Bigelow Telephone Company to Ponderosa Telephone Company in 1957.