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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Support helps provide virtual August Institute conference for free for local teachers. Blackfoot Communications was proud to be the title sponsor of the 22nd Annual August Institute for educators that was held virtually this week. The educator conference focuses on technology integration into core content areas. The August Institute is hosted by the Western Montana […]

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The Blackfoot Board of Trustees was pleased to award a total of $31,500 in academic scholarships to 46 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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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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As part of our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackfoot is working with our customers, educators and students to lessen the challenges they may be facing during this time.  Customers Where available, we are providing the following options to our current and new customers: Current Residential customers: We are increasing DSL speeds or adding a voice line for […]

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Today, Blackfoot, Missoula Electric Cooperative (MEC), and Energy Partners (EP) hosted the 30th Annual Electronic Educational Equipment (EEE) Awards Program for rural students and teachers at the Hilton Garden Inn, Missoula. The EEE program was founded in 1989 to help bring current technology to rural classrooms. This year’s lunch program emcee was Chase Reynolds, former […]

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