Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (FMTC) is a member-owned telecommunications cooperative located in Fruitland, Idaho. We have provided telecommunication services in the Fruitland area since 1908 and Nu Acres since 1998, establishing a customer focused, community-friendly company.


FMTC is dedicated to providing excellent customer service with the Internet bandwidth our customers need. As the need for faster Internet increases, we are meeting the demands with our extensive Fiber To The Home (FTTH) project, providing speeds up to 1,000Mbps (1 Gig) where a high-quality FMTC fiber connection is available. In the areas we have not yet reached with fiber, we are utilizing the latest technology to expand on the capabilities of our copper plant. With no data cap and the options of standalone Internet, we are working to satisfy the ever-growing Internet bandwidth demands.

FMTC is able to provide high-speed Internet to the areas outside of Fruitland and Nu Acres with no data cap and no contract terms. For the customers in rural and remote areas in our region, we offer Fixed Wireless service along with Exede Satellite Internet.


Moving forward with the latest technology for residential phone, FMTC offers VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) voice services with free calling features, allowing our customer-members to customize their voice service to meet their needs.

Networking/Computer Repair

With two Network Technicians and three Internet Technicians on staff, FMTC offers our business and residential customers alike superior technical help for their home and business networks. In addition, we offer computer repair, virus removal, software installation, tablet and pc setup and much more.

Business Telephone Systems

We sell and install ESI brand business telephone systems. Our technicians are certified in Oregon and Idaho for all of your telephone and network wiring needs.

It is the mission of Farmers Mutual Telephone Company to provide dependable, viable and affordable communication services: to pursue new ideas, new services and educate its customers as to all services provided by the company: and, to establish new markets in an innovative manner that will benefit the company and its customers.

Current Board Members:

Bill Johnson, President

Barbara Tesnohlidek, Vice President

Rick Howard, Secretary

Mike Hanigan, Director

John Barinaga, Director

Dennis Ujiiye, Director