Articles Categorized: Fiber

OTELCO Making $33 Million Investment in Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) Infrastructure in Maine as it Expands its Existing Network to 43,000 Additional Locations

OTELCO, a telecommunications provider serving areas of Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Vermont, and West Virginia, is constructing FTTP in portions of an additional 12 communities in Maine. In addition to a recent announcement of a 240-mile build serving nearly 9,200 locations in Gorham, Windham, Gray and New Gloucester, ME, the company has now announced plans to construct an additional 455 +/- miles of fiber to serve another 43,000 +/- locations by early 2022. The OTELCO… Read more »

OTELCO Expanding Its Lightwave Fiber Internet Zone in Shoreham

OTELCO, a telecommunications provider serving areas of Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Vermont, and West Virginia, is upgrading its network in the Shoreham Telephone service area. This fiber broadband initiative includes the construction of approximately 23 miles of Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) network in portions of several communities, resulting in the availability of symmetrical Gigabit Internet to approximately 450 locations. The anticipated completion date for the construction is mid to late fall of 2021 at which time OTELCO… Read more »

OTELCO Expanding Its Lightwave Fiber Internet Zone in Gray and New Gloucester

OTELCO, a telecommunications provider serving areas of Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Vermont, and West Virginia, is upgrading its network in Gray and New Gloucester. This major fiber broadband initiative includes the construction of approximately 150 miles of Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) network in portions of both towns, resulting in the availability of symmetrical Gigabit Internet to approximately 4,100 additional locations. The anticipated completion date for the construction is mid-to-late summer of 2021 at which time OTELCO will… Read more »

OTELCO Expanding Its Lightwave Fiber Internet Zone into Gorham

OTELCO, a telecommunications provider serving areas of Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Vermont, and West Virginia, is bringing improved broadband connectivity with its Lightwave Fiber Internet to Gorham. This major fiber broadband initiative includes the construction of 37 miles of Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) network in portions of Gorham, resulting in the availability of symmetrical Gigabit Internet to approximately 2,500 locations. The anticipated completion date for the construction is fall of 2021 at which time OTELCO will begin… Read more »

OTELCO Expanding Its Lightwave Fiber Internet Zone into Windham

OTELCO, a telecommunications provider serving areas of Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Vermont and West Virginia, is bringing improved broadband connectivity with its Lightwave Fiber Internet to Windham. This major fiber broadband initiative includes the construction of 30 miles of Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) network in portions of Windham, resulting in the availability of symmetrical Gigabit Internet to approximately 2,200 locations. The anticipated completion date for the construction is fall of 2021, at which time OTELCO will begin… Read more »