SDN Blog

Rural Opportunity Investment Conference

A multibillion-dollar national fund will provide a new financing option for expanding broadband services in rural America. Creation of the Rural Infrastructure Fund is an encouraging development for the regional telecommunications industry and under-served areas of the consumer market. 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»

Sioux Falls-based SDN Communications is expanding in Minnesota and Iowa. The communication and broadband services company is partnering with seven independent telephone companies to provide Internet service for business customers. Six of the companies are in southern Minnesota and one is in northern Iowa. Read More»

SDN expands into Minnesota, Iowa

Sioux Falls-based SDN Communications is expanding east as it adds partnerships in Iowa and Minnesota. Seven independent telephone companies – six in southern Minnesota and one in northern Iowa – are partnering with SDN to improve connectivity and Internet options for business customers. 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»

Ryan Punt

Good relationships are built on trust and take time to establish, but they are critically important to people and companies that do business with each other, says Ryan Punt, a wholesale carrier relations executive with SDN Communications. 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»

Dan Gabrielson

Dan Gabrielson has a fascinating work history, especially for someone with a degree in mechanical engineering. Early in his career, he worked as a mechanic in a bicycle shop. He also has worked as fossil hunter who explored private land for dinosaur bones and other artifacts. Read More»