OTELCO Hires Brian Hodgins as Technical Support Representative

OTELCO is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Hodgins as Technical Support Representative. Hodgins is based in our Bangor office. Hodgins holds an associate degree in Computer Systems. He is currently enrolled at the University of Maine, studying Electrical and Computer Engineering and working toward a bachelor’s in University Studies. Hodgins worked previously as a Systems Administrator, Programmer and Customer Tech Support, and most recently served as a Software Developer at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. “Brian has dedicated… Read more »

Update: May 17th Phone Network Outage

The OTELCO team is committed to providing our customers with reliable communications services. However, we experienced a significant service interruption for many of our customers today, May 17th. Although service is now fully restored, we felt it was important to post this summary of today’s problem in an effort to keep everyone informed. Beginning at 11:14 AM on May 17, OTELCO experienced a telephone network outage impacting customers in much of our Maine, New Hampshire… Read more »

OTELCO Hires David Chaplin as Outside Plant Field Technician in Granby, MA

OTELCO has hired David Chaplin as Outside Plant Field Technician to work out of its Granby office.  In this position, Chaplin is responsible for all aspects of Otelco network maintenance and customer service in Granby, MA including both the central office and the outside plant. He also serves as special projects contributor and emergency coverage backup in the Shoreham, VT market. “Dave brings experience and expertise to OTELCO that will benefit the OSP Team and other work groups… Read more »

OTELCO Hires Chris Mathieu as Manager – Carrier Sales; Promotes Troy Rowell to Director of Sales

OTELCO is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Mathieu as Manager – Carrier Sales and the promotion of Troy Rowell to Director of Sales. Mathieu will be based in OTELCO’s New Gloucester office. In his position as Manager – Carrier Sales, he will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with all wholesale customers throughout OTELCO’s service areas. Mathieu comes to OTELCO with almost 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, including 15 years of… Read more »

Craig Brannon Retires from OTELCO; Josh Smith to Assume Role as Director of Outside Plant Operations

Today OTELCO announced that after a 32 year tenure, Craig Brannon has retired from the company. Brannon, a resident of Walnut Grove, AL, most recently held the position of Director of Alabama Region Outside Plant Operations at OTELCO. Brannon joined the company in 1985 as a field technician and continually advanced, with responsibilities ranging from daily operations of outside plant facilities to engineering to management. Brannon will be succeeded by Josh Smith, a resident of… Read more »