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 »

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

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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 »