Monthly Archives: January 2021

OTELCO announces Gigabit service to fiber locations in Alabama; upgrades Cable Network locations to faster speeds

OTELCO announced today that Gigabit service is now available to all Lightwave fiber eligible locations in Alabama. These network upgrades make Gigabit service available to approximately 8,000 locations in Northern Alabama. Additionally, a DOCSIS (service transmitted via cable) plant upgrade has resulted in approximately 6,000 Cable Network locations in Oneonta and Altoona, Alabama receiving access to faster speeds. Eligible customers received automatic upgrades from 5 to 50 Mbps, 10 to 100 Mbps and 25 to… Read more »

OTELCO welcomes new Senior Network Architect and Technical Support Technicians in Maine

OTELCO has hired three new employees in Maine. Johnathan Jenkins joins OTELCO as a Senior Network Architect in its Portland office. Jenkins worked previously at Consolidated Communications as a Network Architect and is a resident of New Hampshire. Michael Blaich joins the company as a Technical Support Technician in OTELCO’s Bangor office. Previously, Blaich worked in IT for the University of Maine and most recently was the New England Field Technician for Ericsson. Blaich lives in Old Town. John… Read more »