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Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing in Idaho Begins August 5, 2017

Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing in Idaho Begins August 5, 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOISE (July 31, 2017) – Beginning August 5, callers in Idaho will have to dial the area code along with the seven-digit telephone number to make a local call.       The Idaho Public Utilities Commission approved…

Why Does our Broadband Service Require an Accompanying Landline Phone ?

On May 8, 2017, Posted by , In Community Relations,Customer Experience, With No Comments

We understand that many young families today do not want a landline phone. 99% of our customers already have multiple mobile phones in their homes, and that is all they use for voice services. We get it, and we have understood what our customers really want for many years. Unfortunately,…

Welcome to our New Project Manager, Nathan Brian

On April 14, 2017, Posted by , In Community Relations, With No Comments

About Nathan: “I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication from Idaho State University in 2007, and my Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University in 2017. For most of the past 11 years I worked at Farmers Insurance in Pocatello. During this time I led a…

St Charles, Idaho to get Fiber to the Home and Gigabit Internet Speeds

Fiber Optic Internet Network Expands in Bear Lake to St Charles The small town of St Charles, situated at the north shore of Bear Lake, will become the next town in Idaho to get Fiber to the Home.  Local broadband provider, Direct Communications, will be replacing older copper communications lines with all new Fiber to the Home, bringing 1…

St Charles Fiber Construction Information Open House

On May 11, 2016, Posted by , In Community Relations,Customer Experience, With No Comments

Direct Communications will be holding an information open house for residents of  St Charles Idaho, on the lawn outside St Charles City Hall, Thursday, May 19, 2016, from 4 PM till 7 PM. This open house coincides with the start of the fiber upgrade construction project in St Charles Idaho. The company…

Directcom to Reward Rockland Honor Roll Students – Candy Bars for Stars

On February 24, 2016, Posted by , In Community Relations, With No Comments

Direct Communications will be handing out candy bars to all to all the Rockland Junior and Senior High School students who received a GPA above 3.5 for the last term, on Thursday Feb 25, 2016, in the hallway at the Rockland school. Students should stop by our booth in the hallway during…

Direct Communications Supports 4H Program

On October 12, 2015, Posted by , In Community Relations, By , , With No Comments

Direct Communications supported the Power County 4H/FFA Livestock sale at the county fair in 2015, purchasing several animals raised by local kids. Direct Communications has a long tradition of supporting 4H, as part of our ongoing effort to give back to our rural communities: supporting schools, hospitals, 4H, school sports and events that we…

End of Life for Syringa Wireless Service Coming- What You Need to Know.

On September 2, 2015, Posted by , In Community Relations,Customer Experience, By , With No Comments

It is with much regret that we must inform you that on December 31, 2015, Syringa Wireless will cease doing business. Therefore, as a retail partner of Syringa Wireless, Direct Communications will no longer be able to provide Syringa Wireless service after the end of this year. Your wireless account…

Fiber to the Home Coming Soon to Bennington Idaho

On June 25, 2015, Posted by , In Community Relations, With No Comments

Green lines – Fiber to go in trench shared with Bennington city water project. Blue lines – Proposed fiber-to-the-home build out. Orange line- Existing main fiber transport line connecting Bear Lake County to the world. 2015-Proposed Bennington fiber optic cable build by Direct Communications, showing where new fiber lines will…

20 Reasons to Choose Direct Communications

20 Reasons to Choose Direct Communications Fastest Speed in town, guaranteed.  More reliable service–the difference is our unique rural fiber optic network which is the best Internet backbone in the state. Free Install No upfront equipment costs NO Caps. NO Throttling. NO Limits. This means no data overages, ever. Local techs…