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How to easily improve your streaming experience

March 29, 2023

Here are a few quick tips for getting the most out of your streaming… Did you know… Our Annual Member Meeting is in a few weeks! Join us on Saturday, April 29 to learn more about the projects we are working on to build a better cooperative. Click here to learn more about our Annual […]

4 reasons why you should not use outdated devices on your wireless network

February 22, 2023

Did you know? Are you attending college, university or trade school for your next step in your educational efforts? Blackfoot is offering scholarships, up to $2,500! For more information on eligibility and how to apply, visit:

5 tech tips to start fresh this year

January 26, 2023

Welcome to a new year! There’s no better time to update your technology, accounts and cybersecurity awareness. Below are five quick tech tips to start fresh this year. 1. Back up your data Backup your computer or laptop data on an external hard drive or cloud service. 2. Update your passwords To keep from getting […]

Happy Holidays from Blackfoot!

December 16, 2022

We’re proud to deliver internet, voice and communications services that connect our communities to so much more. And we’re thankful to our members, customers and communities in Montana, Idaho and beyond who rely on Blackfoot Communications to provide fast, reliable and secure services, just as we have from our beginning as a telephone co-operative over […]

How to: Discover your internet speed

November 23, 2022

Last month, we talked about the difference between bandwidth and speed. This month, we’re looking at how to test your internet speed. What’s more frustrating than being in the middle of a great movie only to see the screen start to buffer? Many times, our first response is to get upset with the speed of […]

How to: Understanding bandwidth

October 27, 2022

When first ordering internet service, most people are excited about the speed boost they’re going to experience. They dream about spending less time waiting on downloads or video buffering. That excitement can turn to frustration, however, when they continue to experience slow downloads and buffering. What’s up with that?! The difference between speed and bandwidth […]

How to: Manage your email inbox

September 30, 2022

We get it. It’s easy to ignore the emails clogging up your inbox. But watching the unread message counter climb can begin to nag. And while there can be system performance reasons for keeping your inbox clean, the primary benefits are psychological, including a greater sense of control and reduced anxiety. Here are some best […]

How to: Back-to-school tips for parents and students

August 25, 2022

Kids of all ages are heading back to the classroom and will again be accessing online platforms for assignments, research and remote learning. In addition to books, backpacks, notebooks, and pencils, students should be armed with the information and technology to get the most out of today’s web-based educational tools – and to be safe […]

How to: Monitor your network and access your Blackfoot account when you’re away

July 29, 2022

Summer is a popular time to get away. And while it’s great to unplug, it’s also comforting to know there are convenient tools for accessing your home network, customer portal or email when you’re on the road. The Blackfoot Connect mobile app manages the people, places and devices connected to your home network and can be […]

How to: Staying Safe When Using Public Wi-Fi

June 23, 2022

Having the ability to use your laptop or tablet in coffee shops, airports, and hotels can seem convenient—but it can also pose potential security risks with regards to your personal information. Whenever you connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot that isn’t on your own encrypted network, you’re also taking a chance the information you send through […]