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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»

Technology executives with First Farmers & Merchants Bank feel confident with SDN Communications helping keep their network running. We went with SDN last year. It was really the first time we went with anyone local. It's been awesome, says Darlene Gonnerman, senior network administrator for FFM. Read More»

The vast majority of wireless phone calls made in South Dakota travel at least part of their journey on fiber owned by SDN Communications. With an increasing amount of electronic information moving from mobile devices and on the Internet, wholesale services are a growing part of SDN’s business. Read More»

SDN helps Premier Bankcard keep critical data secure

SDN helps Premier Bankcard keep critical data secure Read More»

How the Internet helps boost agriculture productivity

How the Internet helps boost agriculture productivity Read More»

8 Ways Managed Firewall service can help protect your business Read More»