While social distancing at her rural Montana ranch, a celebrity judge for a prime time singing competition was in need of a reliable internet connection with sufficient bandwidth to live stream from her home on a national television network. As the area’s local internet provider, Blackfoot worked with her team to engineer and install a […]

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

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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 streamlines last-mile connectivity for carrier and enterprise customers. NebraskaLink announced today its intention to formally join a partner network in collaboration with Blackfoot. NebraskaLink provides diverse, robust and innovative technology solutions with an emphasis on multi-site and provider class internet connectivity for businesses throughout Nebraska, Colorado and Iowa. The partner network is a coalition

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