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Triangle jumps into smartphone market

Downtown store opens, local service offered

 

July 21, 2014

Eric Seidle

Flash mob dancers at Saturday Market help promote the opening of Triangle Communication's store in downtown Havre at 117 1st Street. The store will sell cellphones and service plans that Triangle representatives say offer better local service than national chains. A banner flown by an airplane also promoted the opening.

Telephone cooperatives were designed to provide service to underserved rural areas the big companies weren't interested in.

Today, some are taking on the big boys in providing Internet services and smartphones.

Havre-based Triangle Communications plunged headfirst into the Hi-Line market with the grand opening of its downtown store Saturday morning.

The opening ceremonies included a "flash mob" at Saturday Market at Town Square and a plane that carried Triangle's banner in the sky over Havre.

Triangle already has a store at Fort Belknap and an agent store in Malta, but the opening of th...



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