Otelco Hires Scott Littlefield as Network Engineering Manager and Danielle Hopper as Senior Voice and Data Engineer

Otelco is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Littlefield as a Network Engineering Manager and Danielle Hopper as a Senior Voice and Data Engineer. Littlefield will be working in Portland and New Gloucester and Hopper will be based in New Gloucester.  Littlefield returns to Otelco after three years of working for Windstream in South Carolina. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Otelco. Littlefield is a graduate of the University of Maine with BS… Read more »

OTT Communications Announces Corporate Rebranding, Changes Name to Otelco

OTT Communications, a telecommunications provider and division of Otelco, Inc., has announced a corporate name change to Otelco, effectively immediately. The new name and logo is the result of a comprehensive rebranding effort that unifies the Otelco family of companies under one corporate identity: Otelco. OTT Communications has been operating as a division of Otelco, Inc., a publicly traded company with 220+ employees that provides wireline telecommunications services in Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire,… Read more »

Open hearings needed before FCC issues damaging rule on internet access

Ending ‘net neutrality’ will allow giant telecoms to control the flow of information, hurt small businesses and consumers and cripple enforcement of fair practices. BY TREVOR JONES SPECIAL TO THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD NEW GLOUCESTER — The Federal Communications Commission is about to release a new order on net neutrality under the moniker “Restoring Internet Freedom.” In our opinion, this rule – which the FCC is poised to enact in less than two weeks – will ensure that the… Read more »

OTELCO Hires Paul Yearwood, MBA as Financial Analyst

Yearwood joins the growing OTELCO team as a Financial Analyst and will be based in the New Gloucester, Maine office. November 6, 2017 (New Gloucester, ME) – OTELCO, a division of Otelco Inc., is pleased to announce the hiring of Paul Yearwood as Financial Analyst. Paul will be based out of OTELCO’s New Gloucester, Maine office. Yearwood joins OTELCO after previous roles in accounting/finance with Mallory Safety and Supply and New Outlook Financial, both based… Read more »

Defining down the definition of internet ‘service’ will hurt rural economy
As was once the case with phone service, a strong standard should be enforced for internet.

By Rob Souza; Special to the Press Herald NEW GLOUCESTER — We are writing to further the discussion and support the opinion of the Portland Press Herald Editorial Board (Oct. 2) regarding the Federal Communications Commission and that panel’s proposal to redefine the minimum internet service level. We agree that if the FCC redefines downward “adequate” service, rural Americans will lose out and be left further behind economically, educationally and in terms of quality of… Read more »