SDN Blog

Bowtie Economist

Often economists get a bad rap as presenters, but “Bowie Economist” Elliot Eisenberg’s humorous, blunt outlook exceeded expectations at a recent presentation for South Dakota's rural telephone companies. Read More»

SDTA SD Broadband Report

Until now, telecommunications companies that serve rural South Dakota have had trouble documenting their beliefs that rural residents of the state generally enjoy better broadband services than their peers across the United States. Read More»

SD Broadband Report

Rural South Dakotans have greater access to wired broadband telecommunications services than many of their counterparts across the country, according to a new report released by the South Dakota Dashboard and the South Dakota Telecommunications Association. Read More»

Pipestone High School Internet Connectivity

SDN Communications' crews are digging away, steadily expanding and improving the company’s regional, fiber optic footprint. Read More»

Brendan Carr visits Sioux Falls - Shown with Mike Cooper, Mark Cotter

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr spent two days in Sioux Falls during a multistate, information-gathering field trip. Read More»

Southwest West Central Service Cooperative

Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) headquartered in Marshall, MN, has chosen SDN Communications and its Minnesota and South Dakota partner companies to provide several broadband services to approximately 50 sites, including schools, libraries and other government agencies. Read More»

Not all internet is created equal

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If you plan to compare internet options available in your market, that’s great. Times change. So do company offerings and your needs. Just keep in mind that there are variables to consider that go beyond the package price including the overall quality of service and longer-term costs. Read More»

Certfied Gig-Capable Providers NTCA

NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association certified Midstate Communications' network, proving it’s a Gig-Capable Provider. And the company is proud to offer such a high-level of service to all of its customers. Read More»

SDN Cloud Exchange Service

SDN Communications launched a new service at the beginning of 2018 to help companies more efficiently and securely access their cloud-based data centers and applications. Read More»

Cybersecurity Assessment

Big-name victims get most of the headlines, but small and midsized businesses constantly fight cyber threats, too. The number of documented data breaches in the United States hit a record high of 783 in 2014, according to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center. That’s more than two a day. Read More»