OTT COMMUNICATIONS WELCOMES DAVE ALLEN

Dave AllenNew 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 plan.  He will oversee work in New England, Alabama, West Virginia and Missouri.

Mr. Allen comes to OTT from GWI where he was the Vice President of Technology for nine years.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dave to our OTT family.  His expertise and initiative will help us grow our business by developing greater relations with our customers and industry partners and expand our coverage areas.” Said Robert Souza, OTT CEO.

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ABOUT OTELCO

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, digital high-speed data lines, transport services, network access, cable television and other related services.  With approximately 99,000 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 eleven incumbent telephone companies serving rural markets, or rural local exchange carriers.  It also provides competitive retail and wholesale communications services and technology consulting, managed services and private/hybrid cloud hosting services through several subsidiaries.  For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.OtelcoInc.com.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

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