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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Blackfoot Communications was recently featured in an Industry Viewpoint article on Telecom Ramblings, titled Telecom operators can accelerate the expansion of fiber connectivity. While other technologies exist to support connecting voice and data services around the world, fiber continues to act as the foundational conduit to meet the needs, demands and expectations of tomorrow’s connected […]

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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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Blackfoot Communications’ Director of Sales & Marketing, Todd Twete, was recently interviewed by Jaymie Scotto Associates, a public relations firm specializing in the telecom and data center industries, for their series Data Movers. In the interview, Twete discusses his unique perspective on the world of telecom and the future of rural 5G. Twete shares insights […]

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The Montana High Tech Business Alliance recently featured Blackfoot Communications’ startup accelerator, C2M Beta, in an article to highlight the upcoming accelerator virtual showcase and meet the program’s 2021 participants. The Montana High Tech Business Alliance interviewed Joe Fanguy, VP of Networks & Systems at Blackfoot Communications. Fanguy noted a trend in the cohort and […]

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