The Blackfoot Board of Trustees is pleased to award a total of $34,000 in academic scholarships to 42 outstanding students residing within the company’s Montana and Idaho rural service territories. The scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated academic success, as well as a commitment to bettering their community. Blackfoot’s scholarship fund is intended to support […]

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10-digit telephone dialing is required beginning October 24, 2021.988 approved for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022. On July 16, 2020, the FCC adopted an Order (FCC 20-100) approving 988 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022. The Order requires all telecommunications carriers, […]

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Rural Digital Opportunity Fund enables fiber construction to underserved areas in Montana FEBRUARY 2, 2021 – MISSOULA, MONTANA – Blackfoot Communications today announced plans for bringing fiber-based broadband internet services to portions of Western Montana, including areas around Georgetown Lake, the far southern portions of the Bitterroot Valley, the Highway 12 corridor west of Lolo and the Swan Valley. […]

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Partnership powers streaming options and mobile app, allowing fans to follow this season in new ways. The University of Montana and its athletics multimedia rightsholder, Grizzly Sports Properties, announced today a new relationship with Blackfoot Communications. Notably, the Missoula-based technology provider assumes the first-ever designation of “Official Digital Partner of Montana Grizzly Athletics.” Blackfoot Communications […]

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Today, Blackfoot Communications announced the winners of the 2020 Great Give Back. Congratulations to our nonprofit winner, Mission Valley Animal Shelter, and our individual winner, Sally Yarnall from Alberton, Montana! This year was our 6th Annual Great Give Back where Blackfoot awards one local nonprofit with $500 (as voted by our community) and one lucky fan […]

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The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) today announced the recipients of 23 grants totaling $104,000 to advance the quality of life and enable economic development in communities served by members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. Blackfoot Communications is pleased to announce the Seeley Lake Community Foundation (SLCF) as one of these grant recipients. SLCF received […]

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