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 […]

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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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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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 Telephone Cooperative announced it has cancelled its 2020 Annual Meeting, a yearly event bringing hundreds of member-owners across Western Montana together to learn about Blackfoot initiatives and to engage in-person with Blackfoot employees. While the 2020 Annual Meeting – originally scheduled for April 25 in Missoula – will not meet, Blackfoot intends to provide

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We provide essential services as part of the nation’s critical infrastructure. This week, both Governors Brad Little of Idaho and Steve Bullock of Montana issued stay at home measures, encouraging Idaho and Montana residents to remain at home to the maximum extent possible. (Read the announcements below.) What does this mean for our Idaho and

The Stay At Home Measure, Our Customers and Our CommunityRead More »