About Us

Serving Idaho and across the United States for more than 20 years.

Jacob Knowlton


Jacob grew up in Layton, UT, his first job was helping his dad build bridges at 14 years old. He spent many summers living in various parts of Idaho while working construction. His dad found that he was very good as fixing things. When equipment went down it became his responsibility to troubleshoot and fix the issue. When he reached adulthood, he decided to broaden his knowledge base with a change in careers. He took a job for a company in 1984 installing phone systems for Smith grocery store. This path led him to 38-year career in the telecommunication industry. He worked for a variety of companies like; TriTel, IdeaCom, and McCloud. In 1994, TriTel relocated him and his family to Pocatello, ID. Eventually starting his own company, Summit Communications, in 2003 serving Southeast Idaho. Since he started the company, he has worked with many companies in the area. A few are Big Dog Satellite, Super T Transportation, AMS, City of Chubbuck. Jake has built relationships with many national companies, to act as local sub-contractor for example Pet Smart, AMC, Fred Meyer, Verizon, and USPS.

While building his career, Jake and his wife raised 3 beautiful children. He now has 6 grandchildren that he joins spending time with as well as mountain biking, fishing and enjoying the beautiful Idaho country.

Kim Tucker

Office Manager

Originally from Ogden, Ut, Kim has lived in Pocatello with husband and 3 kids for 23 years. Kim has been with us for 8 years as the Office Manager. She has been working in the customer service industry for 30 years; gaining experience in cellphone consulting and accounting knowledge. When she is not at work or taxiing her youngest daughter to cheer practice for Highland, she enjoys camping, time on the water, and catch up with friends and family.

Kurt Bidstrup


Kurt grew up in Idaho Falls working for his father’s electrical business, he found a love for how things work. He grew that passion into a career. He received an associate degree at ISU for Electronic System Technology. He has a vast arraign of knowledge in the industry. From working as Software support team in India maintaining a 27-computer program, writing, and maintaining software for various companies. He enjoys the outdoors, hiking, boating, or just relaxing at his family’s cabin. He also enjoys working on creating things. From something as simple as adding to my home, to designing a program to simplify data connection for websites.

Teresa Hottel


Telecommunication Technical Support & Service 24/7

At Summit communications we partner with you. If you need repairs on your current telephone system, just give us a call and we can help to maintain and support your current phone & networking system.

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Summit Communications

1175 Call Place Suite 101
Pocatello, ID 83201

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