What is New with OTELCO Cloud and Managed Services in 2020

OTELCO Cloud and Managed Services has launched some spectacular new services for 2020. We established our new Network as a Service solution, partnered with the security experts at Defendify, and created a new full-service package that covers workstation and server support at a favorable price. Read on to take a closer look at our exciting new products. Download OTELCO’s Comprehensive Guide to Managed Services Network as a Service In 2020, most businesses have an internal… Read more »

Fiber by the Numbers 2019: A Look Back at OTELCO’s Yearly Progress

At the end of every year, OTELCO looks back at the different Fiber builds we worked on and reviews what will come next. This year, we are changing things up a little bit. 2019 was about more than just fiber for OTELCO. We took a step back and reevaluated the most efficient way to better serve all our customers. Fiber is still a priority, but we also decided to update existing infrastructure to provide faster… Read more »

Online Gaming Safety Tips for the New Decade

Shot of a young mother and her son playing video games together at home

Our Online Gaming Security article is one of our most popular blog posts, but a lot has changed with gaming safety since we released it in 2017. According to the Entertainment Software Association, 2018 was a record-breaking year for the computer and video game industry, with total video game sales exceeding $43.4 billion. Over 75% of Americans have at least one gamer in their household, and 90% of parents are staying on top of things… Read more »

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Negotiations with Cable TV Channels

Written By OTELCO Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, Trevor Jones Small Cable TV providers fight an annual battle on behalf of our customers against network owners and content providers over the cost of television content, and especially over the price we pay to deliver local channels as part of our cable service. I say we fight this battle on your behalf because small companies like OTELCO generally do not make a profit… Read more »

OTELCO Says Goodbye and Good Luck to CEO Rob Souza

CEO Rob Souza

After more than 40 years in the telecommunications industry, 36 of them with OTELCO, CEO Rob Souza is retiring. Rob’s leadership has been instrumental to the growth and success of OTELCO, but more importantly, he has been an inspiration to everyone that has had the pleasure to work with him. We take this opportunity to thank and honor Rob for all that he taught us, and how he inspired us. Rob grew up in Biddeford,… Read more »