jean SantoraNew Gloucester, ME –   OTELCO is pleased to welcome Jean Santora to the OTELCO Team.  As the new Product Development Manager, Ms. Santora is a recognized expert at product lifecycle management, managing complex projects, developing and delivering training, building excellent customer and vendor relationships, and growing revenue.

Ms. Santora has vast experience in the industry having previously worked with Verizon, Fairpoint, and Frontier.  She returns to Maine from CVM Solutions in Westchester, IL.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jean back to Maine and to our OTELCO family.  Her expertise and initiative will help us grow our business by developing greater relationships with our customers and industry partners and expand our coverage areas.” said Robert Souza, OTELCO CEO.


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.OtelcoInc.com.


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