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 »

OTELCO announces new hires in Maine and Alabama

OTELCO has hired new employees in its Maine and Alabama offices. Stephen Collins joins OTELCO as an OSP Project Manager/Analyst in the company’s New Gloucester, ME office. Collins has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and majored in finance. He worked most recently as a consultant and is a resident of Auburn, ME. Karl Clapp has been hired as a Senior Network Architect in OTELCO’s Portland, ME office. Clapp worked for GWI for 15 years and most recently spent… Read more »

OTELCO welcomes new Director of Marketing and several new hires in Maine and Massachusetts

OTELCO is pleased to welcome Stacey Hassan as its new Director of Marketing working out of the company’s New Gloucester, ME office. In this position, Hassan will be responsible for leading the marketing team in driving business growth by developing strategies, benchmarks and budgets for marketing plans across multiple product lines and market segments. “We’re excited to have Stacey joining us at OTELCO,” said Trevor Jones, OTELCO’s VP of Sales, Marketing & Customer Service. “She has an… Read more »

OTELCO welcomes new employees in multiple offices

OTELCO is pleased to announce new additions in its Maine, Missouri, Alabama and Vermont markets. Thomas Gilbert joins OTELCO as the Director of Network Architecture in its New Gloucester, ME office. Gilbert studied Computer Science and Software Systems Engineering. He has over 36 years of experience working in wired and wireless technologies for Nynex, Verizon, FairPoint and Consolidated Communications. He lives in New Gloucester. Jennifer Novicki also joins the New Gloucester office as a Sales Account Executive…. Read more »