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Holiday scams to avoid

The holiday season is officially underway! As we all get ready to spread some cheer and celebrate with family and friends, scammers are eagerly waiting to take advantage of this generous time of year. With new and evolving tactics, scammers want to take the joy out of our festivities or even worse – our money and personal information. We’re here to keep you aware of the latest scams and help you avoid them so you… Read more »

Tips for safe online holiday shopping

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays approaching, we’re all looking forward with anticipation and excitement to connecting and celebrating with the people we love. As you start your holiday shopping, it’s important to remember that all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season also opens the door to cybersecurity threats – and no one wants to spend Christmas ordering new credit cards or trying to recover stolen passwords. The holidays can… Read more »

The Internet of Things in a COVID 19 World

We’ve talked a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the myriad devices that it’s comprised of.  While the popularity and use of mainstream IoT devices continues to increase, the COVID 19 pandemic has necessitated the broader use of certain technologies. Tech pundits around the globe are talking about COVID related IoT trends for 2021: we’re going to take a look at 3 of the 5 trends that Forbes mentions in The 5 Biggest… Read more »

2020 OTELCO By the Numbers

OTELCO 2020 By the Numbers

 It’s the time of year that we look back and reflect, and while this year has certainly been a notable one for many reasons, we’re taking a look at the positive developments across our markets.  2020 Overview Throughout the year, our teams remained busy finding the best ways to serve our customers. This year looked different in our various service areas, but in total OTELCO conducted 1,388 Lightwave installations and invested more than $10 million… Read more »

2020 Top 5 Blogs

Top 5 Blogs of 2020

It’s time, once again, to highlight the 5 most read blogs of 2020.  There seems to be a sub-theme about ways to entertain yourself at home going on here…… At number 5: OTELCO’s DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Upgrade in Alabama. This project is complete, so if you’re an existing Cable Internet subscriber, we bumped up your speed already.  If you’re not an OTELCO Cable Internet subscriber, give us a call or visit our website for availability… Read more »