Articles Categorized: Fiber

OTELCO Expanding Lightwave Fiber Internet to 18,700 locations in Etowah and Jefferson Counties

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 portions of Etowah and Jefferson Counties in Alabama. In addition to a $1.2 million investment in Gigabit Internet in Morgan City, OTELCO has announced that it will construct more than 200 additional miles of Fiber-to-the-Premise network that will result in the availability of symmetrical Gigabit Internet to approximately 18,700… Read more »

OTELCO High-speed Fiber Internet Well on Its Way to Morgan City

OTELCO, a telecommunications provider serving areas of Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Vermont, and West Virginia, is well into the construction of high-speed fiber internet to portions of Morgan City, AL. OTELCO is investing $1.2 million to construct a network to deliver Gigabit Internet to approximately 1,200 locations. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Advancement’s (ADECA) Broadband Accessibility Fund (ABAF) provided a grant of approximately $620,000 to support this project.   As of this printing,… Read more »

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 »