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OTELCO welcomes new employees in Alabama, Maine and Missouri

OTLECO welcomes new employees in its Alabama, Maine and Missouri markets. Daniel Hernandez joins OTELCO as an I & R Technician in Oneonta, AL. He has an Associate’s Degree in Computer & Electronic Engineering, and worked previously for 9 years at AT&T as a Service Tech, OSP Tech and Wire Tech. Hernandez is a resident of Oneonta. Katelynd Sperry joins OTELCO as a Project Manager in its New Gloucester, ME office. Sperry comes to OTELCO from Bath Iron… Read more »

OTELCO welcomes new employees in Maine and Missouri

OTLECO is pleased to welcome new employees in its Maine and Missouri markets. Joseph Arsenault joins OTELCO as a Technical Support Technician in the company’s Bangor, ME office. Arsenault attended the University of Maine for Electrical Engineering and worked with Network Maine in a student position for the past 14 months. He is a resident of Old Town, ME. OTELCO welcomes Molly Perkins as a Strategic Account Manager in its New Gloucester, ME office. She attended college in… Read more »

“Howland board hears Otelco internet plans at Tuesday meeting” in Lincoln News

This story by Chris DeBeck appeared in the September 5, 2019 edition of the Lincoln News. HOWLAND – Otelco is planning to invest at least $500,000 in town to increase internet speed to town residents, a pair of company officials explained to selectmen Tuesday night. With additional help, including a grant from the ConnectME Authority, Otelco could partner with the town to bring fiber to all parts of the town, with community support needed to… Read more »

OTELCO welcomes employees in Maine and Massachusetts

OTLECO is pleased to welcome back two former employees. Steve Archibald is a returning OTELCO employee who rejoins the company as a Senior Voice Engineer. In his 9 years with OTELCO, he has worked in a variety of positions, including as a CLEC Tech, HPBX Specialist, and in the Network Engineering Department. Archibald has served in the Maine Air National Guard for 13 years. He is a resident of Windham, ME. David Chaplin rejoined OTELCO as a Senior ISP Engineer in… Read more »

Letter to the editor: Maine’s connectivity depends on passage of Broadband as infrastructure bond

OTELCO has been providing rural phone service in Maine for more than 100 years. Our history is rooted in rural farmers taking infrastructure into their own hands at a time when phone lines were necessary, but lacking. Today’s challenge is delivering fast reliable Internet access to those same rural communities. We are building Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) in our rural footprints as quickly as resources allow. Meanwhile, just like those farmers, forward-thinking municipalities are… Read more »