Owning a Phone Company for Fun and Profit – A Look Back at 1970’s Directcom

One of our favorite customers found this newspaper article about the Lee May family and the roots of Direct Communications in her personal archives, and turned them in to us today. This appears to have been published between 1976 and 1979, presumably in the Power County Press or Idaho State Journal. Read for a fascinating and entertaining look at how life was in rural telecom in the 1970’s.

Click to Enlarge: Owning a Phone Company for Fun and Profit - newspaper article published about Direct Communications in the 1970's.

Leonard May and Lee May

About Brigham Griffin
Brigham Griffin, Marketing Director for Direct Communications, has been with the company since 2005. Brigham has an MBA from the University of Utah, and a BA in Communications from Brigham Young University. He is a Professional in Residence at Utah Valley University, and also serves as an adjunct professor of marketing at Idaho State University.

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