About Us 2017-03-07T12:49:33+00:00

Our Company

Foothills Communications provides high speed fiber-based Internet, HD cable TV over it’s fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) network, local phone service, custom class calling features and long distance services in Johnson County, Magoffin County and Lawrence County.

Our Mission

Foothills Telephone Cooperative (d/b/a Foothills Communications) has a very simple mission statement. Our company goal is: To provide the latest in communications at affordable prices with exceptional service.

We are your neighbors you see at the grocery, your local sporting events, at church, at the doctor’s office, and all around town. We are customers ourselves which is why we strive to bring the best service your way with the lowest prices.

We are part of our ever growing neighborhood network and take pride in bringing the best of the world home to you.

  • Bringing fiber technology to your local communities
  • Making advanced services possible in our rural areas
We are thrilled to bring you advanced services through our fiber network. Our plan is to keep expanding our network until every customer we serve has access to advanced services. Smart Home technology is on our radar. Imagine being able to unlock your doors or adjust the thermostat in your home while you’re at work. Now that’s exciting!
Ruth Conley,
General Manager/CEO

We Are Here To Serve You

Foothills Communications has been a local presence in the three county areas shown on the map (Johnson, Lawrence and Magoffin counties) since its inception in 1951. We take pride in servicing these areas and all of its communities.

Thank you for placing your trust in us!

Come On Over and join your local neighborhood network for all your telecommunication needs.

Area Map

Foothills Service Area

Capital Credits

As a local telephone subscriber, you are automatically a member/owner of Foothills Communications. Your cooperative’s goal is to provide the latest in telecommunication services at affordable prices; employing modern technology and up-to-date services, offering people choices to be successful and enhance their quality of life. Each time you subscribe to one of Foothills Communications’ services, you are not just becoming a customer, you are making an investment in a company you and your neighbors actually own.

As an owner of a telephone cooperative, you are entitled to certain benefits that are not available to customers of big name communications companies. One of those benefits include getting a share of the profits made by the cooperative; we call those profits “capital credits”.
It’s really quite simple, each time someone makes a call using Foothills Communications Long Distance or subscribes to services such as Voice Mail, High Speed Internet Service, Cable TV, or one of our many other services, they are investing in Foothills Communications’ future as well as their own.

When Foothills Communications makes a profit, that means you’ve just made a profit. Cooperatives are truly a unique business. Everyone has a stake in the success of a cooperative.

Our Supportive Team

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See How It All Began…

Our History