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Smart Rural Community Provider

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company is Idaho's first Smart Rural Community Provider.

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Fruitland is a Smart Rural Community and FMTC is a Gig Certified Provider. What does this mean for you? 

As a Certified Gig-Capable Provider, Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (FMTC) in Fruitland joins other telecom providers that have built communications networks capable of delivering Internet speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second, which is 100 times faster than those currently available in many U.S. households. 

To achieve certification,FMTC showed that gigabit technology is currently commercially available within 95% of our serving territory. FMTC is helping to pave the way for advanced services in our community for telehealth, education and economic opportunity.


Business Spotlight

D.L. Evans Bank

1307 NW 16th St

Fruitland, ID 83619

Tel(208) 452-5000

D.L. Evans Bank

For five generations and well over a century, D.L. Evans Bank has put community into banking (and vice versa) turning fertile resources back into local soil.

To us, it’s about friendships built on trust. And everything we bring to the equation serves these relationships, including flexible checking, savings, and loan products tailored to the unique needs of our customers.

We’re more than an institution. We’re a culmination of people — friends, neighbors, business partners — of all sizes who are driven to make communities thrive.

1307 NW 16th St
Fruitland, ID 83619

Tel (208) 452-5000

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company is proud to be the Broadband fiber Internet provider for D.L. Evans Fruitland location.

We are members of the following organizations:

Fruitland Chamber of Commerce

Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Nyssa Chamber of Commerce

Vale Chamber of Commerce

Payette Chamber of Commerce

Snake River Economic Alliance (SREDA)

WTA – Advocated for Rural Broadband

NTCA The Rural Broadband Association

FRS Foundation for Rural Services.


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