SDN Blog

We’d like to see the President make a stronger commitment to maintaining and strengthening existing federal programs that have a proven history of bringing high quality and affordable services to small towns and rural areas. Read More»

Net Neutrality

The idea that Internet service providers should treat data transmissions equally, a concept known as net neutrality, sounds good on the surface. Defining how net neutrality should work is getting complicated, though, because the concept means different things to people. Read More»

Know your wireless signals

Infographic of the Month

Wireless communication is the transfer of information between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor. Get to know your wireless signals through our infographic. Read More»

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»