How the Internet has Changed Healthcare: The Rise of Telehealth

We’re back with the latest installment of our “How the Internet has changed the way we do things” blog posts, and the topic of telehealth seems particularly relevant during this time. Over the past several weeks, we’ve all seen a major shift in the way we go about day-to-day tasks. We’re able to communicate via videoconference from the safety of our homes and work remotely without skipping a beat. During this time, technological advancements in… Read more »

Evolution: Digital – A New Podcast from OTELCO

For the past several weeks, we have been working on a new project that we’re excited to bring to you. We’re pleased to present Evolution: Digital, a podcast from OTELCO. What is Digital Evolution? In our industry, we think a lot about how technology has changed the way we work over the years. Probably because, as an Internet provider, we have a front-row seat on the changing bandwidth needs of businesses that are going through… Read more »

Case Study: How Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Boosted Productivity for a Maine Accounting Firm

In the age of social-distancing, reliable telecommuting technology is more critical than ever. When it came time for McLeod|Ascanio, a full-service accounting firm, to invest in cloud technology for their remote-workforce, they turned to OTELCO. We sat down with firm Principal, Matthew Barbour, to discuss his experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and how the telecommuting software boosted their remote workforce’s productivity. Moving to a Virtual Desktop Environment Before making a move to VDI, McLeod|Ascanio… Read more »

35 Things to Do at Home While You are Self-Isolating

At this point, the majority of us have been self-isolating, either by choice or by state mandate. Self-isolating is, at best, boring and, at worst lonely. Many of us are struggling to find ways to pass the time, especially those of us with children at home. This week, OTELCO is here to help, with 35 things you can do from home. Click Here for Up to Date Information on OTELCO’s COVID-19 Response Five Solo Ways… Read more »

OTELCO’s COVID-19 Operations: Business as Usual?  Almost.

COVID-19 has changed the way we’re all doing business as we all do our part to reduce the spread of the virus.  At OTELCO, as a public utility, we are committed to service delivery – particularly at a time when connectivity is so critical to so many. We’ve received many questions about how we’re conducting business and want to share the answers with all of you. We are in the process of migrating our customer… Read more »