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 […]

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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Partnership accelerates the resources available to cohort participants C2M beta, the technology accelerator powered by Blackfoot partnering with startups and innovative corporations to create impact in the Rocky Mountain region, announced today it has joined the Denver-based Global Accelerator Network (GAN). This is a terrific partnership for C2M beta, our cohort participants and the community

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In light of the current pandemic, Blackfoot recently reached out to our communities to find out what we could do to help. An overwhelming, resounding need came from our local food banks, as many of them find their shelves depleted and unable to accept food donations.  To support this need, last week, Blackfoot’s Board of

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