OTELCO welcomes employees in Maine and Massachusetts

OTLECO is pleased to welcome back two former employees.

Steve Archibald is a returning OTELCO employee who rejoins the company as a Senior Voice Engineer. In his 9 years with OTELCO, he has worked in a variety of positions, including as a CLEC Tech, HPBX Specialist, and in the Network Engineering Department. Archibald has served in the Maine Air National Guard for 13 years. He is a resident of Windham, ME.

David Chaplin rejoined OTELCO as a Senior ISP Engineer in the company’s Granby, MA office. Chaplin has an AS in Telecommunications from Springfield Technical Community College and BS in Church Leadership from Southeastern University. Chaplin spent 31 years with Verizon as an OSP Technician and Staff Management Assistant. He has additional experience working as an Engineering Project Manager for Verizon and as an Electronics and Communications Specialist for ISO New England. He is a resident of Shelburne Falls, MA.

OTELCO Inc. provides wireline telecommunications services in Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont and West Virginia. The Company’s services include local and long distance telephone, digital high-speed data lines, transport services, network access, cable television and other related services. With approximately 99,000 voice and data access lines, which are collectively referred to as access line equivalents, OTELCO is among the top 25 largest local exchange carriers in the United States based on number of access lines. OTELCO operates eleven incumbent telephone companies serving rural markets, or rural local exchange carriers. It also provides competitive retail and wholesale communications services and technology consulting, managed services and private/hybrid cloud hosting services through several subsidiaries. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.otelco.com.

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