OTELCO announces new hires in Maine and Alabama

OTELCO is pleased to welcome several new employees in its Maine and Alabama markets. Three new Technical Support Technicians have been hired in the Bangor, ME office: Dwayne Fournier worked previously as a Technical Support Representative for Cox Communications and a Technical Support Coordinator for Verizon Wireless. He attended Gibbs College in Rhode Island and attained his PC Networking and Support Certificate as well as CompTIA A+ Certification. Fournier is a resident of Brewer, ME. Paul Holyoke spent five… Read more »

Oak Hill Capital Completes Acquisition of Otelco Inc.

Otelco Inc. (NASDAQ: OTEL) (“Otelco” or the “Company”), a wireline telecommunications services provider in Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont and West Virginia, today announced an entity formed by Oak Hill  Capital (“Oak Hill”), a private equity firm, completed its acquisition of Otelco Inc. for $11.75 per share in cash, representing a total equity purchase price of approximately $40.6 million. As a result of the transaction’s completion, Otelco’s common stock will cease trading at… Read more »

OTELCO announces new hires in Maine, Alabama, and Vermont

OTELCO has made several new hires in its Maine, Alabama, and Vermont offices. Brian Bouchard joins OTELCO as an OSP Engineer in its New Gloucester, ME office. He previously worked for two years as an OSP Engineer with FairPoint and spent three years as an OSP Engineer/Engineering Manager with Tilson Technology. Bouchard is a resident of Gray, ME. Debbie Brill has also joined the New Gloucester office as an OSP Licensing Manager. Brill has worked in various aspects of the… Read more »

OTELCO announces Gigabit service to fiber locations in Alabama; upgrades Cable Network locations to faster speeds

OTELCO announced today that Gigabit service is now available to all Lightwave fiber eligible locations in Alabama. These network upgrades make Gigabit service available to approximately 8,000 locations in Northern Alabama. Additionally, a DOCSIS (service transmitted via cable) plant upgrade has resulted in approximately 6,000 Cable Network locations in Oneonta and Altoona, Alabama receiving access to faster speeds. Eligible customers received automatic upgrades from 5 to 50 Mbps, 10 to 100 Mbps and 25 to… Read more »

OTELCO welcomes new Senior Network Architect and Technical Support Technicians in Maine

OTELCO has hired three new employees in Maine. Johnathan Jenkins joins OTELCO as a Senior Network Architect in its Portland office. Jenkins worked previously at Consolidated Communications as a Network Architect and is a resident of New Hampshire. Michael Blaich joins the company as a Technical Support Technician in OTELCO’s Bangor office. Previously, Blaich worked in IT for the University of Maine and most recently was the New England Field Technician for Ericsson. Blaich lives in Old Town. John… Read more »