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Telephone & Utilities

Telephone
The area code for the Wichita metro area is 316.
Copies of Wichita telephone books may be obtained by calling
1-800-SWB-BOOK (1-800-792-2665) for AT&T or
1-800-929-3556 (prompt 2) for Yellow Book.


Residential Natural Gas
There are two natural gas providers in the Wichita metro area:
Kansas Gas Service
Black Hills Energy


Electricity, Water & Sewer and Garbage collection

For information concerning electric services and rates, contact Westar Energy.
For information on water and sewer service, contact Wichita Water & Sewer.
There are numerous options for garbage collection in Wichita - information may be obtained from individual companies.


Cable television and satellite
What would a relocation be without having to relearn the channel numbers of your favorite television stations? To help you come to grips with the burgeoning cable and satellite services that may come streaming into your tube, here is a list of service providers.
Cox Communications
AT&T


Internet service providers

There are plenty of internet access services available to the Wichita metro area. Choices range from dial-up to high-speed cable, DSL, ISDN, VPN, T1, wireless broadband and satellite.

For current information about Wichita utilities, visit the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition's (GWEDC) website. GWEDC is a Chamber affiliate.

Section Highlights:

The Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC): 

  • Specializes in one-stop project assistance to businesses interested in expanding and locating in the area.
  • Is a public-private partnership that works with companies to maximize the advantages of being in the Wichita area.
  • Provides project management that mobilizes all available resources including site information, growth and expansion incentives and other resources as required.
  • Markets the region to targeted industry sectors throughout the world with a focus on the region’s manufacturing excellence, skilled workforce, supplier network, research capacity, skilled training opportunities and operational affordability.

 

Tim Chase
Sr VP Economic Dev & GWEDC President
Email
316.268.1134
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