Category Archives: Broadband

  • The Broadband Grant Program – Lemhi CountyMarch 18, 2021

    Lemhi County worked with Fybercom on a project to improve its schools’ distance learning capabilities, expanding coverage to 189 households in the community and providing better telehealth services to residents....

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of PicaboMarch 16, 2021

    The City of Picabo was underserved with limited broadband, leading the city to seek a partnership with SafeLink to improve its broadband service. Currently, the Picabo community has a population...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of DriggsMarch 11, 2021

    Over 150,000 feet of fiber optic cable and conduit were installed by Silver Star in the rural community of Driggs, Idaho. The project expanded broadband through Driggs, installing high-speed internet...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of LewisvilleMarch 9, 2021

    The City of Lewisville worked with Direct Communications on a project to provide better internet service to 185 homes, Lewisville City offices, the library, fire station, post office and local...

  • Broadband Grant Program – Bear Lake CountyMarch 4, 2021

    Bear Lake County partnered with Direct Communications to provide high-speed internet to its communities of Dingle, Wardboro, Liberty, Ovid and Bern. The project was aimed at improving broadband resources for...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of ArimoMarch 2, 2021

    In Arimo, there are 125 households. 54 have school-aged children, 45 are 65 or older and many of these families telework from home. In light of the pandemic, it became...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of BlissFebruary 25, 2021

    After receiving this grant, White Cloud Communications, in partnership with the City of Bliss, provided internet service within a two-mile area of Bliss. The Snake River Canyon, located to the...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of HazeltonFebruary 23, 2021

    Located on the Snake River Plain in South-central Idaho, the City of Hazelton is a small rural community in Jerome County. The City of Hazelton, partnered with Tekfinity to enhance...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of EmmettFebruary 18, 2021

    This project, done in partnership with Tekfinity, enabled internet connectivity to critical infrastructure in the City of Emmett. Prior to the project, the Emmett City Fire Station, the Gem County...

  • Broadband Grant Program – City of PayetteFebruary 16, 2021

    Farmers Mutual Telephone Company and the City of Payette utilized grant funds to bring internet connectivity to municipal facilities in the city. Critical facilities that were most directly impacted by...