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NEWS RELEASE 2-27-2014
NEWS RELEASE 2-27-2014
OTT COMMUNICATIONS NOW ABLE TO SERVE CUSTOMERS THORUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES
PORTLAND, ME – OTT Communications, a division of Otelco Inc. (NASDAQ: OTEL) is pleased to announce that through a new business relationship with iNET Communications, OTT Communications will now be able to offer its standard Hosted PBX services as well as Call Center functionality to customers throughout the continental United States.
CEO Mike Weaver remarked: “We are very excited about our expanded relationship with iNET and the ability to now support our existing customer base that may have locations outside of New England as well as new customer opportunities nationally. It is a perfect fit for us as we continue to grow our Hosted IP PBX business.”
Dan Boynton, President of iNET Communications, responded: “I have enjoyed working with OTT Communications throughout the years, buying and selling reciprocating services to satisfy both company and customer needs. OTT Communications has always been extremely cooperative and flexible in providing these services to my company. I look forward to extending our national network and product offerings to assist OTT Communications with their recent initiative to expand their services nationally.”
Mike Weaver added, “Our affiliation with iNET and our recent acquisition of Reliable Networks, a managed services provider located in Portland, Maine are examples of our commitment to expanding our products and marketing footprint. We look forward to serving our clients with these new services in 2014.” OTT has already installed over 9,000 Hosted IP PBX user lines in New England and expects to see continued growth with its ability to serve customers on a nationwide basis.
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OTT Communications’ has provided telecommunications services to New England businesses for over 120 years. Known for its progressive technology, wide range of telecommunications services, and personal approach to customer service, OTT Communications prides itself on satisfying each customer's unique business communications needs at a competitive and affordable price. With customizable bundles of Traditional Phone service, Hosted IP PBX, High Speed Internet, Wide Area Networking, Collocation, and Managed Services, OTT Communications can meet the needs of businesses, both large and small, throughout New England and the United States. Nationwide!
About iNet Communications
iNET Communications is a privately held and debt free communications company offering a full range of services. iNET’s corporate office is located in Boston. iNET is a facility-based company as well as a reseller of the major carrier networks which allows flexibility to meet the voice/data needs of our wholesale customers. iNET’s senior executive team has many years of experience in telecommunications and with their experience embraces the challenge of finding solutions for their customers. iNET was founded on the premise that competitive pricing doesn’t need to compromise customer service or creative solutions. iNET has three assets, which are, hosted local switch platforms, long distance switches and the ability to resell the major carrier networks. These assets allow the flexibility to find solutions for wholesale customer’s voice and data needs.)
OTT Communications Acquires Reliable Networks of Maine!
OTT Communications Acquires Cloud Hosting and
Managed Services Provider Reliable Networks of Maine, LLC
Portland, Maine (January 6, 2014) – OTT Communications, a division of Otelco Inc. (NASDAQ: OTEL), announced today that it has acquired Reliable Networks of Maine, LLC, a provider of cloud-based hosting and managed services. The acquisition expands OTT Communication’s existing carrier-grade service offerings to include support for critical VoIP, email, database and industry vertical software applications.
“Our business customers increasingly are turning to us to expand our hosting and managed services capabilities to be able to provide seamless, turnkey services anchored by our high-quality Internet and telecommunications offerings,” said Mike Weaver, CEO of Otelco. “Over the years, we have successfully collaborated with Reliable Networks on larger, more complex VoIP deployments. Leveraging the networking and application hosting expertise of Reliable Networks by acquiring the company is a natural, evolutionary extension of our current product and services offerings to support the substantial growth of our Hosted IP Voice PBX Product.”
“We have always focused on clients who demand superior quality and high levels of client service,” noted Mark Stone, Managing Member and founder of Reliable Networks. “As a high value-added provider, our ‘measure twice, cut once’ approach resonates with clients for whom downtime is expensive and disruptive. We’re excited about formalizing our relationship with OTT Communications and offering a full suite of network and cloud-based services.”
The acquisition will provide OTT Communications with additional managed service capabilities that will supplement the growth of existing IP services while expanding its current market presence beyond New England. These new services will include turnkey VoIP services in support of OTT Communications’ Hosted IP Voice PBX Product, secure and resilient hosted e-mail, unified communications, as well as remote desktop hosting and support.
Reliable Networks will operate as a division of OTT Communications. Additional information about Reliable Networks and OTT Communications can be obtained by visiting their respective websites at www.reliablenetworks.com and www.ottcommunications.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical or current fact constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other unknown factors that could cause the actual results of OTT Communications to be materially different from the historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition to statements which explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labeled with the terms “believes,” “belief,” “expects,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “plans,” or similar terms to be uncertain and forward-looking. The forward-looking statements contained herein are also subject generally to other risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in Otelco’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Welcome Aboard, Bob Froberg!
We are pleased to announce the addition of Bob Froberg to our Management Team here at OTT Communications.
Bob joins our team as the Director of Sales and will be located in New Gloucester, Maine. Bob was formerly Vice-President of Sales at FairPoint Communications and brings a depth of knowledge, skill and expertise to the table that will enable the sales team to exceed objectives and continue to provide top notch communications solutions to customers in New England.
Shoreham Vermont - Welcome!
Otelco Completes Acquisition of Shoreham Telephone
ONEONTA, Alabama (October 14, 2011) – Otelco Inc. (NASDAQ: OTT; TSX: OTT.un), parent company to OTT Communications, and a wireline telecommunication services provider in Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire and West Virginia, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Shoreham Telephone Company, Inc. for approximately $4.5 million in cash, plus certain purchase price adjustments.
Shoreham Telephone, a privately owned company located in Shoreham, Vermont, has provided telecommunications solutions to residential and business customers for nearly a century. The company offers a complete set of voice, data and Internet services to its customers in middle Vermont. As of September 30, 2011, the company serves approximately 5,019 voice and data lines (or access line equivalents).
“We are excited to add Shoreham and Vermont to our service area in New England,” said Mike Weaver, President and Chief Executive Officer of Otelco. “Shoreham has similar roots to Otelco as a rural wireline telecommunications services provider. This year, they have substantially improved their broadband offering with significant capital investment. We expect to expand from Shoreham’s base in central Vermont to bring new and creative services through our OTT Communications team to other Vermont businesses. Clearly, this demonstrates our commitment to continue to grow our presence and impact in New England.”
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, network access, transport, digital high-speed data lines and dial-up internet access, cable television and other telephone related services. With more than 102,000 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 ten incumbent telephone companies serving rural markets, or rural local exchange carriers. It also provides competitive retail and wholesale communications services through several subsidiaries. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.OtelcoInc.com.
About OTT Communications
OTT Communications is a full service telecommunications company, with a wide range of innovative solutions for both business and residential customers. OTT Communications offers a full range of communications services, including Hosted PBX, High Speed Internet, VoIP, Local and Long Distance Telephone, Business Voice, Wide Area Networking, collocation and Web Hosting.
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April 2011Otelco Inc. (NASDAQ: OTT; TSX: OTT.un), parent company to OTT Communications and a wireline telecommunications services provider in Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire and West Virginia, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shoreham Telephone Company, Inc. for approximately $4.5 million in cash, subject to certain purchase price adjustments.
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Mid-Maine Communications and Pine Tree Networks, two well known local telecommunication service providers have merged and are now operating throughout New England as OTT Communications.
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Bangor, Maine, November, 2010 -- OTT Communications has expanded its business into New Hampshire. The Maine-based telecommunications company, launched with the merger of Mid-Maine Communications and Pine Tree Networks earlier this year, recently started operating in Manchester, Nashua and Portsmouth, extending its services into three out of six New England states.
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Portsmouth, NH, November, 2010 -- OTT Communications has expanded its business into New Hampshire. The New England-based telecommunications company recently started operating in Manchester, Nashua and Portsmouth, and is one of the first companies to deliver Hosted PBX services in the state.
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