OTELCO promotes Ian Brasslett to Sales Engineer

OTELCO is pleased to announce that Ian Brasslett has been promoted to Sales Engineer in the company’s Bangor, Maine office. Brasslett joined OTELCO in 2003 as a member of the Tech Support Team, and over the course of his career has moved upward through various positions in the Network Operations Center. “Ian has consistently proven his ability to adapt to new roles and grow within the company,” said Trevor Jones, VP of Sales, Marketing & Customer Service… Read more »

OTELCO partners with VETRO FiberMap to offer customers easy method to check fiber broadband availability

OTELCO is pleased to announce a new collaboration with VETRO FiberMap, a Portland, Maine based GIS, and broadband mapping software company, to offer customers a quick solution for determining if Lightwave Fiber-optic Internet is available in their area. The technology will also enable OTELCO to identify rural areas across its multi-state footprint where the demand for fiber broadband is increasing, which will help inform their development and marketing efforts. VETRO FiberMap provides a unique combination… Read more »

Richard Clark joins OTELCO as Chief Operating Officer

Otelco Inc. (Nasdaq: OTEL), a telecommunications provider in Maine, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont and West Virginia, announced today that Richard Clark has joined OTELCO as its Chief Operating Officer. Clark was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TVC Albany, Inc., headquartered in Albany, New York and doing business as FirstLight Fiber. “We are excited that Richard has decided to join OTELCO as Chief Operating Officer,” commented Rob Souza, OTELCO’s President and… Read more »

Lewis “Junior” Scott Retires after 48 Year Tenure with OTELCO

October 24, 2018 — Pilot Grove, MO Lewis L. Scott, aka Junior is retiring from OTELCO after 48 years of service. Junior joined OTELCO back when it was Mid Missouri Telephone in March of 1970. Junior is retiring as an installation and repair (I&R) technician in Pilot Grove, but he began with the company in construction, and after 3 years became an I&R technician and for a time, while it was being offered, supported the… Read more »

OTELCO Statement Regarding Alabama Customer Bills

By Trevor Jones, Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Customer Service “We recently learned that a group of OTELCO customers in Alabama have not received their billing statements in the mail for the past two billing cycles. Approximately 700 of them received disconnection notices on October 8th indicating that their service would be disconnected on the 15th for nonpayment. Upon investigating with our billing department, we learned that these customers were impacted by a coding error… Read more »