Blackfoot Communications and Southern Montana Telephone were awarded $11.75 million from the NTIA Middle Mile Grant Program that supports new fiber construction in remote areas. This project adds 137 miles of new ‘middle mile’ fiber, broadband infrastructure that does not connect directly to an end-user location, in Western Montana. The total project cost of nearly […]

Blackfoot Communications Announces Grant Award for High-Speed Fiber Internet Project in Western MontanaRead more »

Funding will come from Blackfoot Communications and the ConnectMT program April 4, 2023 – Missoula, MT – Blackfoot Communications today announced plans to invest more than $76 million in fiber-based broadband in rural Montana. The investment is being made possible by more than $60 million in ConnectMT grants awarded by the State of Montana with […]

Blackfoot Communications to Invest $76 Million in Fiber-based Broadband in Rural MontanaRead more »

District 4 was previously represented by Jim Newberg for over 19 years March 29, 2023 – (Missoula, MT) – Blackfoot Communications today announced that Candy Noland-Faroni was appointed District 4 Trustee, filling a vacancy after longtime Trustee Jim Newberg announced his retirement late last year. District 4 includes Arlee and Dixon. “On behalf of our […]

Blackfoot Welcomes Candy Noland-Faroni as New Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative District 4 TrusteeRead more »

Blackfoot Communications is a proud member of the Midtown Missoula Association. For more information, please visit Blackfoot Communications, headquartered right here in Missoula, has owned and operated a world-class network across Western Montana and Southeast Idaho for more than six decades. Blackfoot is dedicated to upgrading and expanding its network to meet the increasing […]

How fiber internet increases value for the Midtown Missoula communityRead more »

The Blackfoot Communications Board of Trustees is pleased to award a total of $54,500 in academic scholarships to 41 outstanding students residing within the company’s Montana and Idaho rural service territories.  The scholarship program recognizes students who have demonstrated academic success, as well as a commitment to bettering their community. The Blackfoot Communications scholarship fund […]

Blackfoot Announces 2022 Scholarship RecipientsRead more »