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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Program helps to lower the cost of internet services for eligible households during the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday, May 25, 2021 – Missoula, MT – Today, Blackfoot Communications announced it is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower […]

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Ensuring our customers and communities remain connected is critical in extraordinary times. On Thursday, April 30, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai urged broadband and telephone providers to continue service, waive late fees and keep WiFi hotspots open until June 30, 2020. Blackfoot is extending our Keep Americans Connected pledge through June 30, ensuring our customers and […]

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As part of our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to helping our communities lessen any challenges during this difficult time. This includes assisting our schools with remote learning. The Electronic Equipment in Education (EEE) Program is a joint partnership between Blackfoot, Energy Partners and Missoula Electric Cooperative. Through the EEE Program, […]

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Blackfoot continues working with community and business leaders to provide support during the coronavirus pandemic. With the help of our network, customer service and technical support teams, Blackfoot has added open WiFi hotspots in Philipsburg and St. Ignatius. With so many of our students now enrolled in remote learning classes, options for downloading education materials […]

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Last month, Blackfoot’s Board of Trustees approved retiring $650,000 in capital credits to its cooperative member-owners. This week, checks were distributed directly to our member-owners. Capital credits are one of the many benefits customers receive as a Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative member. We are excited to return this amount to our cooperative members. Given today’s environment, we know […]

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