Blackfoot News

Blackfoot Supports Food Banks, Helping Neighbors in Need

November 9, 2018

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Blackfoot is proud to continue its annual Thanksgiving tradition of providing financial support to food banks across its Montana and Idaho service areas. This year, more than $12,000 will be dispersed among local agencies that provide meals to community members in need. “Blackfoot is more than just a broadband provider—we are deeply committed to the...


Blackfoot Launches Blackfoot Carrier Services

October 25, 2018

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An expanding redundant network and new service provider relationships will offer strategic fiber routes Missoula, MT, October 25, 2018 – Blackfoot, the owner and operator of the region’s largest multi-gigabit network, announced the launch of Blackfoot Carrier Services, a newly formed business unit focused on the increasing demand for carrier and wholesale infrastructure and services....


Blackfoot Announces Change to Leadership Team

October 8, 2018

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October 8, 2018 – Blackfoot today announced a change to its Executive Leadership team. Aaron Neilson, who has been serving as Vice President and General Counsel, is joining the Missoula-based firm of Christian and Samson as a Partner. Blackfoot will retain Mr. Neilson as its outside general counsel. “This is a great opportunity for Aaron...


Blackfoot Partners with ProLabs

October 5, 2018

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Blackfoot was recently featured in a case study by our partner, ProLabs. ProLabs simplifies ordering and provides cost savings for Blackfoot with a broad offering of OEM-compatible fiber optic transceivers. “ProLabs provides us with a reliable source of quality OEM compatible optics that are delivered quickly, allowing us to provide state-of-the-art communications options to our customers.”...


Governor Steve Bullock Visits Blackfoot’s Missoula Campus

August 9, 2018

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Blackfoot welcomed Governor Steve Bullock to the company’s Missoula-based headquarters on Wednesday, August 8. Jason Williams, Blackfoot CEO, led an interactive meeting with updates on the company’s open innovation lab, C2M beta, and an overview of the company’s  activities, including its extensive broadband infrastructure investment initiatives. “The team at Blackfoot is leading in innovation and...


Blackfoot Receives Thriving Community Partner Award

July 5, 2018

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Blackfoot was the proud recipient of the 2018 Thriving Community Partner Award at Thrive‘s golf fundraiser last Friday in Bozeman. The annual award recognized Blackfoot for being a partner to not only Thrive, but many organizations in the communities Blackfoot serves. At the ceremony, Blackfoot was acknowledged for fostering a strong culture of philanthropy and...


Senator Jon Tester Visits Blackfoot Communications, Reviews Montana-Focused Innovation Initiatives

July 3, 2018

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Blackfoot, the owner and operator of the region’s largest multigigabit network, welcomed Senator Jon Tester to Blackfoot’s headquarters in Missoula on Friday. Blackfoot CEO, Jason Williams, led a discussion of the company’s multimillion-dollar broadband infrastructure project and provided an update on the progress of C2M beta, Blackfoot’s open innovation lab. “Blackfoot Communications is at the...


New Product Announcement: Blackfoot Managed Firewall

June 26, 2018

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Today, Blackfoot announced the immediate availability of our latest business solution, Managed Firewall. Businesses are challenged with blocking unauthorized outside access to their internal network while ensuring employees can safely use the internet. Managed Firewall provides 24/7/365 support to prevent these unwanted access requests to a business’ internal network, effectively decreasing exposure to security and...


Blackfoot Receives United Way’s 2018 Heart Award

June 20, 2018

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Missoula, Montana – Yesterday, United Way of Missoula County presented Blackfoot with the 2018 Heart Award at the non-profit’s annual meeting at the Doubletree. This award recognizes a company that goes the extra mile for United Way, showing extraordinary “heart.” Susan Hay Patrick, CEO of United Way of Missoula County, paid tribute to Blackfoot for their...


FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Visits Blackfoot Communications; Tours Fiber Network Sites

June 19, 2018

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The tour provided an opportunity to meet with Blackfoot customers and see Blackfoot’s multi-year broadband network upgrade across ILEC and CLEC territories. Blackfoot, the owner and operator of the region’s largest multi-gigabit network, welcomed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to Montana today. During Chairman Pai’s visit, Blackfoot CEO, Jason Williams led a tour of the company’s...