Defining down the definition of internet ‘service’ will hurt rural economy
As was once the case with phone service, a strong standard should be enforced for internet.

By Rob Souza; Special to the Press Herald NEW GLOUCESTER — We are writing to further the discussion and support the opinion of the Portland Press Herald Editorial Board (Oct. 2) regarding the Federal Communications Commission and that panel’s proposal to redefine the minimum internet service level. We agree that if the FCC redefines downward “adequate” service, rural Americans will lose out and be left further behind economically, educationally and in terms of quality of… Read more »

OTT COMMUNICATIONS WELCOMES JEAN SANTORA

New Gloucester, ME –   OTT Communications is pleased to welcome Jean Santora to the OTT Team.  As the new Product Development Manager, Ms. Santora is a recognized expert at product lifecycle management, managing complex projects, developing and delivering training, building excellent customer and vendor relationships, and growing revenue. Ms. Santora has vast experience in the industry having previously worked with Verizon, Fairpoint, and Frontier.  She returns to Maine from CVM Solutions in Westchester, IL. “We… Read more »

OTT COMMUNICATIONS WINS CONNECT MAINE GRANTS TO EXPAND FIBER BROADBAND SERVICE

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Projects Critical to Economic Success of People in Alton (New Gloucester, ME) – Maine-based OTT Communications, a division of Otelco Inc., announced today that it has won a ConnectME Authority matching grant that will allow the company to provide high-speed fiber optic broadband service to unserved residents of Alton, Maine. The $78,000 grant will be matched by an equal investment by OTT. The grant supported portion of the build-out will serve 33 premises in the… Read more »

BDN — Bangor computer program helps seniors surf the web safely and stay connected

Last updated on June 30th, 2017 at 02:39 pmBy Meg Haskell, BDN Staff Posted June 23, 2017, at 6:25 a.m. Ruth Frost spent 30 years working in the family business, handling inventory, payroll and other office functions for Frost’s Garage, her husband’s automotive repair shop in Hampden. For many of those years, she used a desktop computer fitted with the specific programs she needed to do her job. “I did what I was trained to… Read more »

OTT COMMUNICATIONS WELCOMES DAVE ALLEN

Dave Allen, Sr. VP of Telecom Operations

Last updated on June 30th, 2017 at 02:39 pmNew Gloucester, ME –   OTT Communications is pleased to welcome David Allen to the OTT Team.  As the Senior Director of Telecom Operations, Mr. Allen will head the multistate Switching, Outside Plant and Engineering Departments for Otelco.  He will also be responsible for for the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the Telecom Plant, with a specific goal of ensuring completion of the 10 year broadband construction… Read more »