OTELCO Hosts Free Computer Classes in Shoreham, VT

As part of our commitment to bridge the digital divide through digital literacy training, OTELCO is underwriting adult education through “Computers at the Library” computer classes at Platt Memorial Library in Shoreham. The Very, Very Basics is being offered on Monday, December 5th from 7 – 8:30 pm. This very basics class covers parts and process, mystifying computer vocabulary, basic mouse skills, and a basic understanding of safe computer usage. Internet and Email will be… Read more »

3 Ways to Start Connecting Rural Maine to the High-speed Internet it Needs

People and businesses in rural western and northern Maine were pretty sure they were never going to see the latest communications technology arrive in their communities if they waited for the dominant telephone company to invest in low-return areas. Not wanting to be left behind, they started looking out for their own interests. That story describes Mainers of the 1890s fighting to bring the first telephone service to their communities — and Mainers today fighting… Read more »

OTELCO Protects Customers from DDoS Attacks

Implements Corero’s SmartWall Threat Defense System for Proactive Protection against DDoS Attacks New Gloucester, ME – May 24, 2016 – OTELCO, a premier communications provider delivering managed services as well as a full spectrum of phone and data services to business and residential customers, has taken further action to better protect its customers from the ramifications of DDoS attacks.  DDoS, or Distributed Denial of Service attacks, are rampant across the Internet and making headlines regularly…. Read more »

OTELCO Wins Two Connect ME Grants to Expand Fiber Broadband Service

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Projects Critical to Economic Success of People in Gray, New Gloucester and Lowell Maine (New Gloucester, ME) – Maine-based OTELCO, a division of Otelco Inc., announced today that it has won two ConnectME Authority matching grants that will allow the company to provide high-speed fiber-optic broadband service to many unserved residents of Gray, New Gloucester and Lowell Maine.   The two grants totaling $52,000 will be matched by an equal investment by the company and bring… Read more »

OTELCO Goes Over-The-Top with Home Automation

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(New Gloucester) – OTELCO has collaborated with MivaTek to bring affordable, easy to use and install, smart home products to its customers in rural areas of Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont and West Virginia. The “Over-The-Top” application is any app or service that provides product over the internet. Employing the Internet, smartphone technology, and the MivaTek secure cloud hosted platform, OTELCO brings three  state of the art home automation modules to the market.  With a smart device… Read more »