INCOMPAS Appoints Dobson Fiber to Board of Directors

INCOMPAS, the internet and competitive networks association, announced that Dobson Fiber has joined the association and its CEO Francisco Maella has been appointed to the INCOMPAS Board of Directors.

“With an 85-year history of serving western Oklahoma, and now a regional provider in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, Dobson Fiber has long been a pioneer in bringing cutting-edge fiber networks and broadband services to residents and businesses in traditionally underserved markets,” said INCOMPAS CEO Chip Pickering. “We are honored to have Dobson as our newest member, and look forward to the contributions that Francisco will make to our board of directors.”

Based in Oklahoma City, Dobson Fiber owns and operates a 4,500-plus mile regional fiber-optic network and provides connectivity services, including high-speed internet, data and cloud connectivity, and voice over internet telephony solutions. Dobson has surpassed 38,000 addressable business buildings eligible for fiber-based voice and data services.

Maella joined Dobson Fiber in 2018 as its chief technical officer, rising to CEO in 2019. He brings more than two decades of telecom industry experience, having served previously as chief operating officer of Texas-based Alpheus Communications.

INCOMPAS is the leading trade group advocating for competition policy across all networks. It represents Internet, streaming, communications and technology companies large and small, advocating for laws and policies that promote competition, innovation and economic development.

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