SDN Blog

SDN Ethernet

Ethernet technology has grown through the years to become a highly popular, industry standard in electronic communications. Read More»

United Way Heart Club Lunch Box Challenge

SDN Communications won bragging rights and lunch for more than 100 of staff members by signing up more Heart Club members for the Sioux Empire United Way than SONIFI Solutions. Read More»

5G for mobile devices

Twenty years ago, mobile data was information that people compiled in notebooks and carried around with them. The definition began changing in the 1990s when digital cellular networks started going mainstream. Read More»

Rich Scott - SDN Archive Photo

“SDN Communications is now, as it should be, a hugely successful, robust business, and one of the most significant South Dakota corporations,” says SDN's first CEO, Rich Scott. Read More»

SDN Communications Celebrates 25 Years

The creation of the South Dakota Network 25 years ago marked the start of the company that does business today as SDN Communications. SDN has become the premier, regional provider of broadband connectivity and related technology services for businesses. Read More»

SDN expands network into Southern Minnesota

SDN Communications’ broadband network is about to become a significantly bigger and more widely available vehicle for regional business communications. Six independent telephone companies in southern Minnesota and one in Iowa are partnering with South Dakota-based SDN to improve connectivity and Internet options for business customers in both states. Read More»

Gary Fischer, SDN Communications

Gary Fischer is in the prime of his high-tech career. But he remembers when 70-megabyte hard drives were about the size of a coffee table and hauling them around was a two-person job. Now, portable hard drives with thousands of times more storage capacity are about the size and weight of a cellphone. Read More»

JJ Anderson

He found a good place for his interests and skills with SDN Communications as a wholesale carrier relations executive at the company’s headquarters in Sioux Falls. As part of the wholesale services team, Anderson works with SDN’s member companies as well as regional and national carriers. Read More»

Dave Fehrs

Dave Fehrs’ work experience with other companies gave him a special appreciation of the importance of good technology to successful businesses. Fehrs, a senior account executive, started working for SDN Communications in December 2012. Before that, he worked for eight years for Wells Fargo Financial in Rapid City and Sioux Falls, and for 12 years with Diebold Inc. in Sioux Falls. Read More»

Up to 40 percent of businesses disrupted by natural disasters or human-caused problems never reopen, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Customers probably will sympathize with a business that gets shut down, but if they have to wait too long for a needed product or service, they are likely to go to a competitor. Read More»