UNITEL Communications Insurance

Insurance solutions for the communications industry.

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UNITEL is a division of UNICO group, dedicated to providing risk solutions for the telecommunciations industry. Teaming up with UNITEL connects you with insurance experts privy to current state and national advances. Evolving technologies and trends offer a unique set of challenges and opportunities—insurance options being one of them.  We’re here to help identify strategies, so that you can best protect every aspect of your business.

At UNITEL, we provide risk solutions for a wide variety of companies, including:

  • Telephone companies
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Wireless and Cellular Providers
  • Satellite and Cable Television Providers
  • Radio Stations
  • Line Builders
  • Tower Owners
  • Other related technology and communications companies

In addition to pinpointing communications insurance solutions, our team is ready to support your business across all sectors, including:

What our clients have to say

  • Jean Kerr
    We have been utilizing the services of UNITEL HR Solutions a lot and appreciate them. From the outstanding support via phone when we have questions to the new safety and compliance content everything has been great. The HR and safety training modules are easy to use and I recently attended my first webinar and continue to be impressed. This is a valuable resource that I’d recommend to any size communication company. Thank you WTA for your partnership with UNITEL
    Jean Kerr
    Golden Belt Telephone
  • Hollie Reid
    Deb Trusty and Ryan Keeley are incredibly knowledgeable of the cable tv/telco industry, which makes getting adequate coverage so much easier! They understand what you mean when you say things like: construction, peds, cabinets, co's, dial buildings, etc. When you talk to other agents, there seems to be somewhat of a 'language barrier' when it comes to these types of insurable items.  They never try to sell us more than we need and they make sure to point out both excessive coverages and inadequate coverages that may need adjusted when we renew. Good agents are hard to find. If you find agents you like, you should keep them. Debbie and Ryan are most definitely keepers!
    Hollie Reid
    CASSCOMM
  • Chris Bach
    "Bluebird Network LLC has valued its relationship with the UNITEL Insurance Group and particularly working with April Yearby.  April goes out of her way to ensure that our assets and our businesses are well protected.  April knows the fiber network and data center business and uses her knowledge to ensure we are getting the best insurance for the best price.  Our business has drastically changed over 5 years and April has continually stayed knowledgeable about our growing business.  I choose April and her team at UNITEL Insurance Group due to their industry knowledge, high level of customer service, and friendly family environment."
    Chris Bach
    Bluebird Network LLC
  • James Levash
    "I am very pleased with the open communication and availability of UNITEL's agents.  Michelle Bivens is very fast and friendly and always looking to help. I would recommend UNITEL for their wide range of available coverage, along with their great support that is always there to help."
    James Levash
    Bug Tussel Wireless
  • Neil Ness
    "April Yearby with UNITEL is always there to help with any questions or getting policies quoted or placed. She is always prompt, pleasant and efficient."
    Neil Ness
    Farmers Union Insurance
  • Tammy Emerson
    "Everyone at UNITEL, from our local agent staff to the claims representatives has been extremely knowledgeable, professional, friendly and so very easy to work with.  Their response and turn-around time is lightning fast.  We are nothing short of pleased with our transition to UNITEL. UNITEL brought to our attention areas that were lacking in our former policy which, in our industry, could have had some major  consequences.  The change to UNITEL has provided us with more robust coverage and saved us money. It is apparent that Chris Danielson and Michelle Bivens are looking out for us personally as a company not just another policy holder."
    Tammy Emerson
    Mosaic Telecom
  • Dave Wolf
    "UNITEL has always done an amazing job for Gardonville. Chris Danielson's guidance and advice extends beyond a typical consultant relationship, it’s more of a partnership. Time and time again, his intuitive nature leads to questions that when he asks, instantly provides “decision making perspective” in the given answer. I value his experience, integrity, dedication and passion for adding value to my company."
    Dave Wolf
    Gardonville
  • Terri Bogner
    "Our Company is very satisfied with UNITEL. I enjoy the ease in dealing with our representative and his staff.  Our emails are answered promptly and telephone calls are returned.  They offer cost effective pricing for all of our needs in the Telecommunications Industry."
    Terri Bogner
    Carr Communications
  • Jean Neppl
    "UNITEL does an awesome job for us.  We appreciate their prompt and reliable service, along with their expertise."
    Jean Neppl
    Bank Midwest
  • Sheri Wilkemeyer
    "I recommend UNITEL because they are easy to work with.  Their account reps and account managers are quick to respond to questions, check in with me from time to time to make sure there is nothing I need assistance with, and are very knowledgeable.  They make sure we are happy, don’t have any issues, and that they have done everything they possibly can to help us out. Their claims services department has pleased me the most.  Claims are handled in a timely manner.  No surprises here!"
  • Scott A. Schabacker
    “I would highly recommend April Yearby of UNITEL.  She is very professional, conscientious and a knowledgeable individual, who genuinely cares about each and everyone of her clients.  She goes the extra mile to not only make sure you have the coverage needed, but simplifies and explains, in detail, so you can gain a better understanding of what and how the coverage works.  She works for you!  You will definitely have piece of mind having April part of your team. ”
    Scott A. Schabacker
    Cooperative Telephone Company
  • Andrew Erpelding
    “The level of service and professionalism I’ve received from April Yearby and the experienced professionals at UNITEL Insurance Group is unparalleled.  UPN has partnered with UNITEL over the years and I feel confident the recommendations and advice given are tailored to meet the needs of our business.”
    Andrew Erpelding
    Unite Private Networks
  • Katie O'Connell
    "Telecommunications is not a straight forward industry for insurance purposes as our insurance needs are changing on a continuous basis.  We have multiple companies and ventures that require much interaction with UNITEL on a very regular basis.  Their knowledge, quick response time and diligence in seeking out answers to difficult questions is very important to us.  I feel working with UNITEL allows for a comfort level that our insurance needs are met timely and accurately. Due to the size and nature of our business we have very regular interactions with UNITEL.  I feel they are very customer service oriented, the claims process is quick and easy, the employees are very knowledgeable and helpful and working with them gives us a comfort level that our insurance needs are being met."

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Western Telecommunications Alliance

Western Telecommunications Alliance is a member-driven association strengthening the ability of its members to provide affordable, advanced broadband and communications services in rural America through advocacy and education.

“Teaming up with UNITEL Insurance has been a great experience. The level of customer service, coupled with the degree of urgency with which they take care of each WTA member, is second to none! The ancillary benefit program provides companies with substantial premium savings. Since the launch of the program, WTA members have saved over $250,000 in premiums. UNITEL is interested in providing our members the best products at affordable prices.”

– Kelly Worthington, WTA Executive Vice President  

Bringing you quality and affordable employee benefits

• Frustrated by the lack of flexibility with your current benefits program?
• Concerned you may not be getting comprehensive rates?
• Wondered if you are spending benefit dollars on the right coverages?

Key benefit features

• 3 Year Rate Guarantee
• Flexible Benefit Design
• Potential Premium Savings

Testimonials

“Western New Mexico Communications has a long standing relationship with WTA. WTA’s focus on serving its membership is second to none. Our company benefited greatly from WTA’s partnership with UNITEL Insurances ancillary benefit program. WNMC believes one of the key drivers to the success of our company is the investment we make in our employees. WTA’s ancillary benefit program provided our company substantial premium savings, but more importantly allowed us to enhance the benefits we currently offer our employees. We would recommend member companies consider the member benefit provided by WTA and UNITEL Insurance.”

“SC Telcom has participated in WTA’s program from the beginning.  Our company found the premium savings to be significant enough to allow us to launch a new employee benefit. UNITEL Insurance is great to work with and did an excellent job guiding us through the transition in coverages. We appreciate the efforts by WTA and UNITEL Insurance to bring this member benefit to our company.”

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COMPTEL

INCOMPAS members can enhance their employee benefits packages while potentially saving money with UNITEL Insurance. Through this program, INCOMPAS members can receive:

•  Discounted pricing
•  3-year rate guarantee
•  Flexibility in plan design
•  Underwriting concessions

About COMPTEL:

Based in Washington, D.C., INCOMPAS is the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. INCOMPAS members are entrepreneurial companies driving technological innovation and creating economic growth through competitive voice, video, and data offerings and the development and deployment of next-generation, IP-based networks and services. COMPTEL advances its members’ interests through trade shows, networking, education, and policy advocacy before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the courts. COMPTEL works to ensure that competitive communications providers can continue to offer lower prices, better service, and greater innovation to consumers. For more information about membership, email Kevin Morris or call 202-296-6650.


Partnership with UNITEL:

UNITEL Insurance has partnered with INCOMPAS to provide our members an opportunity to enhance employee benefits while potentially saving money. Healthcare reform continues to dominate the focus for companies offering medical benefits, forcing companies to look at ways to reduce benefits to control cost. Studies show that a high percentage of employees rely on employers to provide life and disability insurance, so it is critical for businesses to continue to offer robust benefit packages to attract and retain the best talent in the industry. Learn how UNITEL can help INCOMPAS members to maximize investments in employee life, short-term disability, long-term disability and critical illness benefits.

Visit incompas.org to learn more.

National Safety Council

About the National Safety Council:

The nation’s leading safety advocate for more than 100 years, the National Safety Council is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Working to make the world measurably safer, NSC advances this mission by engaging businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to help prevent the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. – unintentional injuries.

Partnership with UNITEL:

UNITEL is a proud member of the National Safety Council.

Visit www.nsc.org to learn more.