Posts Categorized: Lightwave

Fiber by the Numbers 2018

Facts and Figures about OTELCO's 2018 fiber progress.

It is that time of year again, where we provide a “By the Numbers” look back at our yearly Fiber to the Premise progress. Every year we get closer and closer to our goal of providing Lightwave Fiber Internet to all of our customers. It has been a year of changes for OTELCO. Among other things, our family of companies has been under one name for a full year now, we launched a brand new… Read more »

OTELCO Fiber Infrastructure
Where, when, why, and how.

Optical fibers.

Because we feel it’s futureproof, OTELCO is working to not only deploy new fiber, but to replace old copper technology with fiber infrastructure when possible. With service footprints in 6 rural states, fiber deployment can be a challenge. As much as we’d like to build fiber to every location in every state, it’s just not feasible from a business perspective. Consider the following: What does a project cost? How many locations can be served? How many… Read more »

OTELCO Fiber 2017
By the Numbers

OTELCO

Last year at this time we provided a look, “By the Numbers”, at our Fiber to the Premise accomplishments for 2016.  We are still committed to building fiber to every customer, but as we’ve said in the past, it will take time. This year we share our 2017 accomplishments for the former OTT service area AND the rest of our OTELCO service area in Alabama and Missouri. One of the reasons for our corporate re-brand… Read more »

The Best of 2017 and Our Hi-Speed Broadband Resolution for 2018

Happy New Year from OTELCO

As 2017  closes, we look back at our most popular posts.  Since they were so popular, we thought you might like to take a look.  You may observe a theme here too! Our #1 most read blog, Fiber to the Home Season Heats Up at OTELCO, shared information about a few of our current Fiber to the Premise projects. Next was Getting DSL to 40Mbps and Faster While We Build an All-Fiber Network, that explained… Read more »

Do You Have the Bandwidth for Your Smart Devices?

Now that we’ve given you some tips on how to secure the IoT smart devices that you may give or receive during the holiday season, let’s make sure you have the Internet bandwidth you need to keep them operating at their best. Every device in your home that is powered on and connected to your network uses bandwidth – even when idle. This is an approximation of what the various devices and activities use at… Read more »