(Missoula, MT) – On October 20th, Blackfoot Communications CEO Jason Williams was elected Chair of USTelecom’s board of Directors, one of the largest and most effective broadband associations in the nation. Previously, Williams served as board vice chair, advocating for public policy benefitting connectivity of rural communities across the country. “I am honored to chair […]

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Missoula, MT – October 3, 2023 – Blackfoot Communications announces the launch of SmartBiz, an all-encompassing business WiFi solution that redefines connectivity for small businesses. SmartBiz goes beyond traditional wireless offerings, revolutionizing how business owners manage their operations, enhance security, and engage customers effortlessly. “Small businesses are the backbone of our community, and they deserve […]

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(Missoula, MT) – Today, Blackfoot Communications announced the completion of a project upgrading an aging copper wire network to fiber optic cable. Starting in 2018, the project cost over $11 million, installing over 380 miles of fiber serving nearly 1,000 locations throughout much of the St. Ignatius area. “Families, businesses, and schools in St. Ignatius […]

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Full scholarships Blackfoot service area teachers Blackfoot Communications was proud to be the premier sponsor of the 25th Annual August Institute hosted by the Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative.  The fully accredited conference was held at the Missoula College and this year was the highest enrollment to date with more than 250 participants in attendance from across […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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