Otelco reports stolen telephone cable locally

Otelco reported this week that thefts of copper cable had caused telephone service outages in parts of its Blount County service area twice this month. Between 10 p.m. on July 1 and 6 a.m. on July 2, thieves cut and stole 200 feet of 300-pair copper cable from active telephone service line along the right-of-way on Washburn Drive in eastern […]

2011-07-20 E-Edition