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Rod Bowar, SD Hall of Fame Inductee

Rod Bowar has perhaps the most unique career path in South Dakota telecommunications. Rod has taken his entrepreneurial spirit and created numerous business divisions for Kennebec Telephone Company Inc. as the major owner of (KTCI). 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»

Mike Wilker, Jaguar Communications

On the surface, Jaguar Communications differs from many of the independent telecoms that serve the Upper Midwest, mostly for geographic and demographic reasons. Read More»

Terry Nelson, Woodstock Communications

Today, Woodstock Communications provides about 1,200 access lines for telephone and internet services. Cable TV is available in some areas, but the company is exploring options to provide state-of-the-art, digital TV services in the future. Read More»

AcenTek's Todd Roesler & Ethan Webinger

AcenTek is a fitting name for a company that takes pride in the modern communications products and services that it offers customers. “That’s really something we’ve been pushing as we move forward. We’re really a technology company. Yes, we provide telecommunications, but we’re a technology company.” Read More»

MN Broadband Taskforce with Ryan Dutton

Minnesota has taken an aggressive grant approach in funding hard-to-reach rural areas for broadband connectivity, and it hasn’t been afraid to reach across state lines for providers to improve Internet access. Read More»

Colle Nash, WRCTC General Manager

Colle Nash is a business leader with a unique vantage point. As the general manager of West River Cooperative Telephone Company and Grand Electric Cooperative, he's also one of the newest members of the SDN Communications’ nine-member Board of Managers. Read More»

Bill Otis, the president and CEO of NU-Telecom, contacted other independent telecommunications companies serving southern Minnesota a few years ago to see if they would be interested in linking their networks. Read More»

SDN's southern Minnesota network expansion

The expanded SDN network can tie deals together with a minimum of nonaffiliated facilities in the southern Minnesota market, which reduces possible points of failure in network transmissions. Read More»

Mary Ehmke, KMTelecom

Kasson, Minn., the home of KMTelecom, is different than many small communities in the Upper Midwest because the town is growing. KMTelecom is one of eight partner companies in SDN Communications’ year-old expansion into southern Minnesota. Read More»

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