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November 02, 2012

Blackfoot to Take Over Cutthroat Communications

Blackfoot Telecommunications Group, a company offering advanced telecommunications solutions to customers in Missoula and throughout Montana and Idaho, has recently revealed its plan to take over Cutthroat Communications, a telecommunications provider based in Bozeman with offices in Missoula and around the state.

"Smart growth is a top priority for Blackfoot," said Bill Squires, Blackfoot's chief executive officer, in a statement.

Squires said that the this acquisition will help them gain strong talent and innovative technology that builds on Blackfoot's successful IP network, and allows them to offer a new world of more competitive services to business customers in Montana and the region through the use of Cutthroat's advanced wireless and fiber connectivity.

The acquisition process will soon begin and is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. Cutthroat offers Internet, data transport and voice services to hundreds of enterprise businesses and residential customers across the state.

Cutthroat provides enterprise customers with reliable, secure and scalable Internet, data transport and voice services through its use of wireless and fiber optic technologies and a redundant, high quality network supported and managed by a network operation center which monitors all enterprise circuits and proactively services customers.

Over the years, Cutthroat has expanded successfully by building a top tier IP network throughout the state using advanced wireless and fiber connectivity in its network. The company has kept its promise to offer high degree bandwidth to providers like Blackfoot to quickly respond to customer needs for bandwidth scalability.

Jeff Tarbert, who has been heading Cutthroat's operations since 2008 added, "I look forward to working with Blackfoot to ensure the smoothest possible ownership transition. Customers should rest assured that Cutthroat and Blackfoot will be vigilant about maintaining the high quality of service they deserve and have come to expect from both companies."



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