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SDN Board of Members 2006

Three decades of expanding services and market area have altered SDN Communications in a number of fundamental and obvious ways. One interesting, secondary change has been in how competitors perceive the successful company. Read More»

Avera eCARE telemedicine bridge

You won’t find any patients at Avera eCARE in northern Sioux Falls. There are doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who rely heavily on advanced telecommunications technology and dependable broadband connectivity. Read More»

The First National Bank in Sioux Falls

In early 2013, an underground transformer fire temporarily knocked out electrical power to a four-block area of downtown Sioux Falls. The fire burned beneath the sight line of dozens of businesses, but it left a strong impression on executives at The First National Bank in Sioux Falls. Read More»

Crews drilling to place fiber in the ground

A crew that cuts internet fiber on accident while constructing a building or road doesn’t only interrupt a TV show that people might be watching. There is more at risk than delaying every day phone calls or emails. Read More»

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Telephone Authority was awarded a Connect South Dakota Grant under a plan to bring fiber-optic broadband internet to people in Timber Lake. Read More»

Alliance Communications

Alliance Communications, based in Garretson, S.D., received a grant from the State of South Dakota to bring fiber-optic broadband Internet to an underserved area north of Sherman, S.D. Read More»

South Dakota Capitol

Connect South Dakota, the state program designed to fund broadband projects in unserved and underserved areas across the state, recently awarded $5 million to its first grant recipients. Read More»

Beresford Municipal Telephone Installing Fiber

The Beresford Municipal Telephone Company will invest about $5 million to significantly upgrade connectivity for internet and phone services. Read More»

Sioux City, Iowa, skyline

The South Dakota-based network reaches into eight other states in the region and, from there, ties cooperatively into other networks and extends across the United States. Read More»

Student at laptop - technology in the classroom

U.S. schools have made tremendous progress in connecting students to the internet. South Dakota and neighboring states rank near the top nationally. However, fresh challenges to enhance digital learning opportunities await. Read More»

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