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 »

OTELCO Hires Kendra Carter and Paul Archambault

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OTELCO is pleased to announce the hiring of Kendra Carter as Marketing Coordinator in the New Gloucester office and Paul Archambault as a Voice and Data Network Engineer in the Portland office. In her position of Marketing Coordinator, Carter will support the initiatives of the Marketing Department to deliver the brand message, increase brand recognition, develop product promotions, and provide support to the B to B Sales Team. Carter worked most recently at WEX, and prior to that… Read more »

OTELCO’s Efforts to Expand Broadband Access in Missouri Featured in ‘Missourian’ Special Report

i-Land, OTELCO’s fixed wireless Internet service provider in Missouri, was recently featured in an article on the impact limited broadband availability has on rural Missouri business owners. The article describes in detail the challenges faced by business owners in Hickory County, Missouri caused by a lack of widely-available rural broadband. The piece is part of a larger special report on Missouri’s lack of reliable rural broadband coverage. Business owners Larry and Cindy Lightfoot tell The… Read more »