Desk Phones Overview


Phone services that support a variety of phone technologies including hardware/software phones, faxes and call centers.

Capabilities, Benefits and Key Features

  • Local, long distance and international calling including personal and departmental access codes
  • Conference/speaker phones
  • Conference call setup and scheduling
  • Analog fax service – traditional fax machines

Who uses it?

  • Faculty, staff, and students
  • American Classics League, Miami University Community Federal Credit Union, Contractors performing construction for Miami University, Miami University Child Development Center


Basic phone line: $18/month 

Other monthly charges are below:

6945 Gig Phone B/W $ 18.25
7911 (legacy courtesy phone model) $ 17.25
7821 (new courtesy phone model) $17.25
7937 Conf phone (dept purchase) $ 5.00
7841 4-line (new standard desktop model) $ 18.25
7941 2-line (legacy desktop model) $ 18.25
7961 6-line (legacy model) $ 28.25
7965 6-line Gig (Color, special applications) $ 28.25
8851 Deluxe phone (Gig/Bluetooth/Color) $28.25
8941 4-line (Color) $ 18.25
8945 4-line Gig/Bluetooth (Color) $ 34.25
9951 5-line Gig/Bluetooth (Color) $ 44.25
DID (Direct-Inward-Dial) Not Primary Line $ 5.00
Analog Line $ 24.00
POTS Line $ 24.00
Student Room phone (not Res Life) $ 18.00
Miami-in-a-box Core $ 40.00
Miami-in-a-box w/1 Phone $ 20.00
Miami-in-a-box w/2 Phones $ 40.00
Miami-in-a-box w/3 Phones $ 60.00
Miami-in-a-box Basic AP $ 13.25
Miami-in-a-box Advanced AP $ 60.00
Cordless Headset 11.00
Wired Headset $ 5.00
Voicemail (Standard) $ 3.00
Voicemail (Unified with Esnatech, Voicemial waiting light ) $ 5.00

What type of technology can be used to consume this service?

  • The technology to consume this service is provided as either a physical phone or as a software phone application, referred to as a soft-phone, available at
  • Conference phones (specified models only) may also be purchased by departments.
  • Analog phone lines are provided for special use departmental needs such as fax machines, alarm systems, elevator phones, outdoor phones, etc. This equipment must be purchased by the department according to specifications provided by IT Services.

How do I get started?

  • Click on the green button labeled "Request Phone Service" located on the upper right side of this page.  This form will prompt you for the information required for your request.

  • Note that you can also reach this Service Request form via the alias "http:\\\phones"

Updated: 2/20/19