ACTION BATTERY WHOLESALERS, INC

484 County Road
Somerset, WI 54025

715-247-5512

www.actionbattery.com

DC Power sales, service, installation, maintenance, testing, back-up battery systems.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Chris Dove, Vice President715-247-5512chrisd@actionbattery.com
Doug Crain, Sales Engineer651-380-4791Doug.Crain@actionbattery.com

AEVENIA, INC.

3030 24th Avenue S.
Moorhead, MN 56560

218-284-9500

www.aevenia.com

We are a trusted partner in the electrical and telecommunications construction industry, providing a wide range of construction services including fiber optic cabling. As the technology for fiber optics has advanced the demand for precision installation and uninterrupted communication has increased. Aevenia is proud to be the contractor of choice specializing in plowing, trenching and horizontal directional drilling for fiber optic cable installation. Whether rural exchanges and/or town builds, Aevenia achieves highly regarded construction results. Our commitment to customers starts with a comprehensive Zero Tolerance Safety Policy. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured. As part of the publicly-traded Primoris Corporation, Aevenia has the financial backing and support to undertake any project.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dan Olson701-240-1771dolson@aevenia.com

ALPINA CAPITAL, LLC

100 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206

303-242-5755

www.alpinacapital.com

Alpina Capital is a specialized investment banking partnership providing mergers, acquisitions, private placements of equity and debt, restructuring and advisory services. The team has over 70 years of combined industry experience and in-depth knowledge, including well-established relationships with leaders in the financial, media and telecommunications sectors. Alpina Capital’s partners have arranged the successful sale of and completed valuations for over 100 businesses ranging from small, individual transactions to large complex multi-entity engagements. By working directly with buyers and sellers on a daily basis, Alpina Capital has a timely mastery of capital markets and market values.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Scott Soden, Managing Partner303-242-5758scottsoden@alpinacapital.com

AMERICAN CABLE ASSOCIATION

1 Parkway Ctr Suite 212
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

412-922-8300

www.americancable.org

ACA's membership comprises cable, phone, and fiber-to-the-home operators and municipalities, who deliver these affordable basic and advanced services, such as high-definition television, next generation Internet access, and digital phone, to nearly 7 million households and businesses, some of whom have no other means of receiving these vital services. The ACA works to ensure its members are treated fairly in the marketplace and in Washington, so that small and medium-sized independent operators may continue to thrive and deliver affordable video, broadband, and phone services to Main Street America. Through active participation in the legislative and regulatory process, ACA and its members advocate for the interests of their customers, their companies, and their communities to help ensure the continued viability of their hometown's way of life.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Caroline Persinger412-922-8300 X 32cpersinger@americancable.org

ARVIG

150 2nd Street SW
Perham, MN 56573

218-346-8404

www.arvig.com/construction

Arvig® has set the standard for cutting edge communications and utility construction. Our experience, workmanship and state-of-the-art technology are unmatched. We offer a broad spectrum of services to provide increased convenience and efficiency on every project and our multi-disciplinary crews are equipped to provide the highest quality of service in the most cost effective way possible. We take pride in our ability to get the job done right the first time—every time.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jane Snethen218-346-8404jane.snethen@arvig.com

BADGER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION

408 6th Ave W
Durand, WI 54736

715-672-4200

www.BadgerCommunications.com

Authorized Reseller to Independent Telcos for Avaya IP OFFICE & Applications, Clear2there Smart Premise & Video Storage, Solarus Carrier Grade IP LD and over 50,000 products on our innovative e-Catalog & e-Store. We provide sales, design & technical support.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Sue Melstrom715-672-2586Sue@BadgerCommunications.com
Cliff Albertson715-672-2580Cliff@BadgerCommunications.com

BASO BATTERY INC.

PO Box 312
Menahga, MN 56464



218-564-4878

www.basobattery.com

Sales and service of batteries and related items for the telecommunications industry. Applications include remote sites, cellular and central office use. EPA and HAZMAT compliant. Battery specialists for over 28 years.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
George Baso218-639-1267 Mobilesales@basobattery.com
John Baso218-839-7646 Mobilesales@basobattery.com
Rich Kettwig952-472-3475rkettwig@aol.com

BEC TECHNOLOGIES

1500 Precision Dr. Suite 100
Plano, Texas 75074

972-422-0877

www.bectechnologies.net

BEC Technologies, Inc., founded in 2004 as the North American subsidiary of the 40-year old industry pioneer - Billion Electric Co., is a leading provider of advanced broadband CPE (Customer Premise Equipment) solutions focused on next generation wired & wireless IP services. BEC develops and markets an extensive portfolio of broadband CPEs integrating 3G, 4G/LTE, xDSL, VOIP, PON, Active Ethernet, HomePlug AV, HPNA, Wi-Fi, Centralized Management System, Rugged Industrial Ethernet and Smart Grid Technologies. BEC is committed to providing innovative solutions and continuously improving capabilities, quality and exceeding the expectations of our customers and their subscribers. For more information, please visit our websites at www.bectechnologies.net and www.billion.com.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Mike Silverwood972-422-0877msilverwood@bectechnologies.net

BLOOSTON MORDKOFSKY DICKENS DUFFY & PRENDERGAST, LLP

2120 L Street NW #300
Washington, DC 20037

202-828-5540

www.bloostonlaw.com

Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast is a telecommunications law firm representing rural telecommunications companies, wireless carriers, private radio licensees, cable TV companies, equipment manufacturers and industry associations before the FCC, the courts, and state/local government agencies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Benjamin H. Dickens202-828-5540bhd@bloostonlaw.com

BORDER STATES ELECTRIC

105 25th St S
Fargo, ND 58102

701-293-5833

www.borderstates.com

BSE represents and stocks products from the leading manufacturers in the telecommunications industry. We provide innovative solutions to your logistics needs. Our DataComm Account Managers, Customer Service Representatives, Specialists and Engineers are available to assist you with your technical questions, problems, product and logistic needs. From the CO to the Customer Premise, BSE is your Supply Chain Solution.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Mike Teeslink605-413-5931mteeslink@borderstates.com
Jeffery Smith605-929-6407jcsmith@borderstates.com
Scott Schmidt701-833-8598saschmidt@borderstates.com

CALIX

1035 N. McDowell Boulevard
Petaluma, CA 94954

707-766-3000

www.calix.com

Calix is a global leader in access innovation. Its Unified Access systems and software portfolio enables network and business transformation for communications service providers worldwide.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Lonny Maler, Regional Sales Mgr913-226-4911lonny.maler@calix.com
Liz Christie, Account Manager707-766-3026liz.christie@calix.com

CHR SOLUTIONS

1515 N. Sanborn Blvd
Mitchell, SD 57301

877-996-9646

www.chrsolutions.com

CHR Solutions is a comprehensive, single-source provider of business consulting, engineering services, software solutions, and technology managed services to clients in all 50 states as well as internationally. CHR’s team of industry experts helps clients grow revenues, reduce costs, improve operations, manage risk, and align technology. For more information, visit www.CHRSolutions.com.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Wade Ziegeldorf605-995-1542Wade.Ziegeldorf @chrsolutions.com

CLEARFIELD, INC.

7050 Winnetka Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55428

763-476-6866

www.seeclearfield.com

Clearfield’s FieldSmart Fiber Management platform is the industry’s only fiber management solution based upon a single architecture, protecting every fiber at every point in the network. With the Clearview Cassette at its heart, FieldSmart delivers a value-proposition that scales from small town to large enterprise, and now with pushable fiber drop-cable systems and fiber-optimized pedestals and field enclosure solutions, Clearfield offers the market’s lowest total cost of ownership.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Darrel Farr612-867-5449DFarr@clfd.net
Lance Moon763-519-9727LMoon@clfd.net

COMPASS CONSULTANTS, INC.

155 2nd Street SW
Perham, MN 56573

Ph: 218-346-3600
Fax: 866-822-0353

www.trustcompass.com

Compass Consultants has been at the forefront of multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting for 64 years. Its professionals provide a broad spectrum of services to Independent and Cooperative Telco's including: project feasibility, RUS Loan Application, regulatory / environmental services, IT network design, FTTx, dense wave transport and OSP engineering / construction management, professional project management and contract administration.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
David Pawlowski218-347-3638David.Pawlowski@trustcompass.com

CONSOLIDATED TELCOM

507 S. Main—PO Box 1408
Dickinson, ND 58602-1408

701-483-4000

www.ctctel.com

Consolidated has served southwestern North Dakota for over 50 years. We offer fiber to all of our communities and are bringing fiber to all our rural customers as well. We provide landline, broadband, digital and cable TV, security systems and business services including computers, networking and key systems.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Paul Schuetzler701-483-7305paul@consolidatedtelcom.com

CONSORTIA CONSULTING

16924 Frances Street, Suite 115
Omaha, NE 68130

605-990-2918

www.consortiaconsulting.com

At Consortia, we help our clients make the difficult financial, operational and strategic decisions encountered in today’s rapidly changing environment. Our consultants average more than 20 years of telecommunications experience, apply extensive knowledge and expertise to resolve critical issues impacting your company’s financial performance. We meet with you to assess challenges, potential problems and opportunities. Our team works with you to develop and implement plans that meet your specific needs, enhance your productivity and profitability. Consortia Consulting — Here for You.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Marlene Bennett605-990-7318mbennett@ consortiaconsulting.com

COOPERATIVE NETWORK SERVICES

14 Main St SW
Menahga, MN 56464

218-564-3000

www.cooperative-networks.com

CNS provides a wide variety of solutions to its member owners and the telecommunications industry at large. Providing TDM and Ethernet transport, wholesale Internet, ASR assistance, data network consulting, network coordination, engineering, bulk/shared purchasing, data center, training, marketing, graphic design and HR services.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jason Dale218-564-3000jason.dale@cooperative-networks.com

CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS

800 17th Street NW
Hickory, NC 28601

828-901-5000

www.corning.com/opcomm/worldwide.aspx

Corning Optical Communications is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic cable and FTTX passive hardware products.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Tom Nyman612-257-3803tom.nyman@corning.com

CRONIN COMMUNICATIONS

938 T Street NW
Washington DC 20001

202-232-1107

www.cronincom.net

Cronin is a leading management consulting firm, serving the telecommunications industry. Since 1989, Cronin has been turning complex business issues into opportunities. We have worked with hundreds of telecommunications providers throughout the United States and are a chief resource to national, state and regional telecom associations. The Cronin leadership team is a small, elite group of hard-working industry experts. We are obsessed with exceeding expectations and gaining the trust of clients through respect and integrity. Our business has grown almost exclusively through word-of-mouth. Cronin can help your business diversify, expand and strengthen its internal operations. Contact us to learn more.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Tim Owens, President202-232-1107towens@cronincom.net
Ryan Dutton, Executive Director507-526-5605rdutton@cronincom.net

CUTLER LAW FIRM, LLP

PO Box 1400
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1400

605-335-4950

www.cutlerlawfirm.com

Cutler & Donahoe, LLP is a full service law firm with attorneys licensed in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas. Cutler & Donahoe attorneys and staff assist in general business matters related to utilities and telecommunications. Cutler & Donahoe attorneys also represent clients in State and Federal Court proceedings and before regulatory bodies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Ryan TaylorPh: 605-335-4950ryant@cutlerlawfirm.com
Meredith MoorePh: 605-335-4950meredithm@cutlerlawfirm.com

DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP

2601 3rd Avenue N.
Fargo, ND 58102

800-437-4702

www.dakotasupplygroup.com

DSG is a full line supplier of outside plant and subscriber equipment, CO equipment, transmission optics, IP based FTTH systems, testing and locating equipment, splicing and construction materials, telephone and fiber optic cable, voice and data network products.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Chad Devier, Account Manager701-237-9440cdevier@dsginc.biz

DITCH WITCH OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.

27125 Parklane Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

605-368-2714

www.ditchwitchsd.com

Sales, parts, service, and rental of all Ditch Witch products including trenchers, backhoes, vibratory plows, trailers, vac units, cable locators, compact utility equipment, and directional boring machines and Rayco environmental tree equipment including chippers, stump grinders, and forestry mowers.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Todd Madson605-360-6311tmadson@ditchwitchsd.com
Gary Hyatt605-360-1745ghyatt@ditchwitchsd.com
Darin Wilson605-940-3826dwilson@ditchwitchsd.com
Mark Richardson605-787-2191mrichardson@ditchwitchsd.com

EAGLE MARKETING

12576 Parkwood Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337

952-253-9950

www.eaglemarketing.net

Manufacturer Representatives of pedestals, X-connects, environmentally controlled outdoor cabinets, building entrance and fiber connectivity from Emerson Network Power. Infrastructure solutions to manage fiber from the outside plant all the way to the optical terminal- including fiber frames, fiber routing systems, and test and system control products, Fiber optic and copper splice closures, duct couplers and optical assemblies from TE Connectivity. A full range of fiber optic cable options from Prysmian. A full line of Polymer Concrete & Fiberglass products including Access boxes, fiber optic splices and storage of copper, fiber, and coax cables from Armorcast Products. TriView Markers and Test Stations, Rhino Domes, Fiberglass Posts, Soil and Pavement Markers from Rhino Markers and Protection Systems. Termination tools, butt sets, punch-down tools, cable testers and crimpers for copper, fiber, electrical and coax from Fluke Networks. Fiber optic fusion splicers, OTDR’s, optical power meters and light sources from Shineway Technologies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
John Shimota, Gen. Mgr952-253-9950jshimota@eaglemarketing.net
Tacia Babcock, Inside Sales952-253-9950tbabcock@eaglemarketing.net

EIDE BAILLY, LLP

200 E. 10th St, Suite 500
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

605-339-1999

www.eidebailly.com

CPAs and Business Advisors

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Kevin Doyle605-339-1999kdoyle@eidebailly.com
Derrick Larson605-339-1999dlarson@eidebailly.com

ELECTRIC SCIENTIFIC CO.

7505 Highway 7
Minneapolis, MN 55426

952-933-4671

www.electricscientific.com

Fire protection contractor specializing in many areas: Fire alarm; Central Office detection and suppression with FM200 or NOVEC 1230; security; access control and CCTV. We also provide preventative maintenance and offer 24/7 service.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Voigt Lenmark III952-933-4671Lenmark3@electricscientific.com

ENERSYS BATTERY

3650 Annapolis Lane North, Ste 160
Minneapolis, MN 55447

603-766-5100

www.rcominc.com

EnerSys Manufactures the Flooded OPzS, Flooded Lead Calcium, VRLA Pure Lead Front Terminal and Lead Calcium VRLA Batteries. EnerSys offers DC Turn Key Service including the Rectifier.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Warren Twiehaus612-751-6561 Cellwarrent@rcominc.com

ERICSSON INC.

6300 Legacy Drive
Plano, TX 75024

972-583-0000

www.ericsson.com

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Our long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, businesses and societies to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future. Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities. With more than 110,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions - and our customers - stay in front. Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2013 were SEK 227.4 billion (USD 34.9 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dave Nielson605-362-9874david.nielson@ericsson.com

FARR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

2601 S Minnesota Avenue
Suite 105-266
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-4750

888-687-8765

www.farrtechnologies.com

FARR Technologies is an industry leader in FTTx, Advanced IP Networks, LTE networks, and long range planning. FARR is a leader in both "Design Buld" projects, which deliver cost effective, rapidly deployed high quality networks, and the traditional "Design-Bid-Build" projects. FARR Technologies is ready to enable your company's network to move into the future include a next generation IPv6 network, deployment of new IP voice and data systems, and other leading edge technologies

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Steve Angerhofer605-838-9188steve.angerhofer@farrtechnologies.com

FINLEY ENGINEERING

PO Box 1698
Bismarck, ND 58502-1698

701-222-1500

www.fecinc.com

For more than sixty years, Finley Engineering has been a leader in the design, engineering and construction of telecom systems. Finley specializes in the design and construction of FTTH networks, IPTV/CATV, IP Data Networking, Switching, Optical Transport, Wireless, CAD/GPS Mapping, Right-of-Way, Permitting, Surveying, Environmental Studies and complete Project Management.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Todd Linke, PE701-222-1500t.linke@fecinc.com
Ben Humphrey507-777-2237b.humphrey@fecinc.com

GENUINE CABLE GROUP

2930 Turnpike Drive
Hatboro, PA 19040

704-860-9751

www.genuinecable.com

Genuine Cable Group's Broadband Network Solutions Group focuses on independent telephone companies, RUS plow contractors, utilities, municipalities, electrical co-ops, wireless providers and their contractors , tower owners and CLEC’s. Genuine Cable Group has developed a strong supplier line card with suppliers who are considered the best in the industry.
GCG has a large national logistics network of warehouses located around the United States to allow just in time delivery to our broadband customers. GCG's services and capabilities include emergency services, staging and kitting, wire and cable management, reporting, product sourcing and other services to satisfy our customer needs. Genuine Cable Group stocks a larger selection of broadband products for our customers. Our product categories consist of Fiber and Copper Cabling, Hardware, Cabinets, Closures, Pedestals, Grounding, Wireless, Fiber Connectivity, Test Equipment, Tools. Power Products and Data Center Products.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Tom Moore704-860-9751tmoore@genuinecable.com

GOLDEN WEST TECHNOLOGIES & INTERNET SOLUTIONS

2727 N. Plaza Drive
Rapid City, SD 57702

800-529-0111

www.gwtis.com

Golden West Technologies began as a paging and business phone provider in the early 1980’s. Nearly 30 years later, we’ve grown into a technology solutions integrator and 24x7 call center, serving businesses across the nation. While the technology we provide has evolved, our founding principles have never wavered. We deliver high quality products and services that improve our customers’ business. Our cooperative roots have shown us the value of not only providing great service, but of also building relationships. We look forward to working with you and your business. We are a subsidiary of Golden West Telecommunications and based in Rapid City, SD.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jim Haar605-348-6529jimhaar@goldenwest.com
James Van Loan605-348-6529jamesvanloan@goldenwest.com

GOLDFIELD TELECOM

611 N. Main Street
Goldfield, IA 50542


515-825-3400

www.goldtelecom.com

Goldfield Telecom is a national leader of distribution for cutting edge telecommunications equipment installation, integration and distribution. We are committed to assisting customers in reaching their competitive goals by offering proven technology solutions with value-added pricing. Goldfield Telecom provides solutions to ILECs CLECs, wireless carriers, municipalities and universities.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jason Beisel, VP of Sales605-670-2295jbeisel@goldtelecom.com

GRAYBAR ELECTRIC COMPANY

7601 Setzler Parkway N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

800-655-9000

www.graybar.com

Graybar Electric Company is a sourcing and logistics experts for all of your Outside Plant, Central Office, Transmission and Access Electronics, Customer Premise, Tools & Test, Cell Tower/Wireless and basic commodity needs. We can help you with job staging, kitting, or Just-In-Time delivery needs. With over 270 locations and a large, specialized Broadband team, we are ready to help.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Rich Grosz605-336-3290richard.grosz@graybar.com

HM CRAGG

7490 Bush Lake Road
Edina, MN 55439

800-672-7244

www.hmcragg.com

HM Cragg, a 100 percent employee owned company, has been in business since 1968. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, HM Cragg has four primary lines of business.
We are a distributor of IT Power products and a national Master Distributor of Eaton Power Quality product; serving the IT and Power markets from our three distribution centers in Minnesota, North Carolina and Nevada. Some of our products include AC Power solutions such as UPS, and power distribution. Additionally we can provide cable management solutions.
We are the Manufacturer's Representative in the Central Midwest for both Eaton Corporation 3 Phase UPS and C&D Technologies DC Power Systems.
Our Advanced Technology Solutions business provides assembly and integration; and complex project management capabilities. Our Service business provides installation, testing, preventative maintenance and repair for both AC and DC back-up power systems. Our expert staff across these businesses has the experience to find solutions for a diverse range of applications

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Roger Blenkush952-884-7775roger@hmcragg.com

INFINERA

140 Caspian Ct
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

408-572-5200

www.infinera.com

Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks™ use disruptive technology to blend optical, digital and packet networking for a more efficient and intelligent network. The Infinera unified end-to-end Intelligent Transport Network portfolio covers subsea, long-haul, metro and datacenter interconnection applications.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Ryan Painter720-295-5567rpainter@infinera.com

INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS

1000 Innovative Drive
Mitchell, SD 57301

605-995-6120

www.innovsys.com

With over 1200 systems in service throughout North America, Innovative Systems is one of the leading suppliers of hardware and software for the independent communications market. The APMAX IMS Application Server is the only platform in the industry that features both enhanced voice and IPTV solutions from one carrier grade platform. Innovative Systems also offers eLation, a fully integrated OSS solution that includes billing, financials and automated staking and mapping. The Innovative Systems Print Division specializes in full color printing of variable data statements and invoices in many industries including telecom, utilities and sanitation.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Randy Kee, Sales Director605-990-7128randyk@innovsys.com
Jerry Weber, Account Executive605-990-7120jerryw@innovsys.com

ISPN

14303 W. 95th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215

913-859-9500

www.ispn.net

ISPN provides partners Internet and Video technical support, hosted ISP Server Solutions, Email, Spam/Virus Filtering, Engineering, Network Monitoring, Remote PC Repair and Cloud Backup. ISPN allows providers to utilize a transparent white labeled and customizable solution while maintaining the highest quality service and support. Increase your economies of scale by taking advantage of ISPN's experience and efficiencies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Lana Gill, Director/Bus. Dev.913-307-5097lana@ispn.net

JKL ASSOCIATES, INC.

6855 King Ave West
Billings, MT 59108

406-248-6867

www.jklassociatesinc.com

JKL Associates, Inc. (JKL) provides utility construction services to telecommunication, power, and cable television companies in both the private and public sector. The emphasis of JKL is on quality and service, providing construction services based upon our specialized knowledge and individual relationships with our client. Each client’s time requirements and construction specifications will be met to insure that JKL is delivering a product of the highest quality on time.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Don Dodge406-248-6867dondodge@jklassociatesinc.com

JSI

7852 Walker Drive, Suite 200
Greenbelt, MD 20770

301-459-7590

www.jsitel.com

JSI has provided financial, management, regulatory, business development, marketing/public relations and strategic services to rural telecom companies since 1962.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Gordon Dauchy, Vice President651-452-2660gdauchy@jsitel.com
Ryan Denzel651-452-2660rdenzel@jsitel.com

JOHNSON, STONE & PAGANO, P.C.

1501 Regents Blvd, Suite 100
Fircrest, WA 98466-6097

253-566-7070

www.jspcpa.com

JSP provides audit, valuation and cost consulting services for independent telephone companies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dean Koch253-566-7070dkoch@jspcpa.com

KGP LOGISTICS

600 New Century Pkwy
New Century, KS 66031

800-755-1950

www.kgplogistics.com

KGP Logistics is one of the country’s largest single-source, value-added providers of equipment and integrated services to the communications industry. KGP has a diverse customer base, a broad portfolio of strategic manufacturer relationships, and a strategically located nation-wide network of distribution centers. Recognized for its leadership in supply chain management and valued-added solutions, KGP is committed to providing its customers with products and services at the lowest total cost. KGP Logistics’ corporate head- quarters are located in Faribault, MN, with a significant presence in New Century, KS.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Phil BryanCell 402-838-9224pbryan@kgptel.com

KLJ

4585 Coleman Street
Bismarck, ND 58503

701-355-8400

www.kljeng.com

KLJ provides multi-disciplinary engineering and planning services that set the standard for quality and client satisfaction. We deliver innovative and practical solutions for local, regional and national infrastructure projects.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Scott Carlson406-837-2669scott.carlson@kljeng.com

3M COMPANY

1430 Edgcumbe Road
St. Paul, MN 55116

612-384-6937

www.mmm.com

Bringing broadband to a broader audience. Pioneering new innovations for the future of mobility. And helping companies thrive in today’s data-driven economy. At 3M, we’re using science to create a higher form of communication. With network solutions that connect people, build businesses and improve lives. We focus on the foundation. The passive infrastructure. The bandwidth highways that make networks work. Because by creating solutions that stand apart, we bring the world together.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Kirk Ankerstjerne612-384-6937kbankerstjerne@mmm.com

MACC (MID AMERICA COMPUTER CORPORATION)

PO Box 700
Blair, NE 68008

402-426-6222

www.maccnet.com

More than 320 telecommunication companies from across the United States trust MACC to meet their BSS/ OSS needs. MACC’s products empower our clients to reach new levels of efficiency through integration and process automation. Our products are supported by professional and dedicated customer care teams to ensure the outstanding service our clients deserve. For more information on how your company can begin enjoying the benefits of MACC, contact us at 1-800-622-2502 or www.maccnet.com.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Steve Appel402-533-5156SAppel@maccnet.com
Rick Paulsen402-533-5246RPaulsen@maccnet.com

MAXCELL

600 Plum Creek Drive
Wadsworth, OHIO 44281

888-387-3828

www.maxcell.us

With 15 years of industry leading technology, MaxCell is one of the fastest growing products in the network construction industry. RUS accepted and installed by the largest global telecommunications companies, cable MSOs, and Fortune 500 companies, MaxCell has become the standard for allowing companies to maximize their conduit space while reducing total system cost. MaxCell is the only flexible fabric innerduct system designed specifically for the network construction industry. Over 300 million feet of MaxCell innerduct have been successfully installed around the globe in a variety of applications including: Cable TV, Telecom, Wireless Backhaul, Power/Utilities, Municipalities, University, Corporate, and Hospital campuses, Military and Government installation.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Tracy Kastle(970)567-7631tkastle@maxcell.us

MERRILL LYNCH — DAVID R. OLSON

110 S. Phillips Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

800-658-4528

www.fa.ml.com/david_r_olson

Assists with cash management, financial advice, retirement plan design, management and administration.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
David R. Olson, CIMA605-335-0515david_r_olson@ml.com

MICHELS CORPORATION

PO Box 128
Brownsville, WI 53006

920-583-3132

www.michels.us

For more than 50 years, Michels Communications, a division of Michels Corporation, has set the standard for cutting-edge communication construction. Michels is committed to providing clients with nationwide service, and operates full-service communications construction facilities throughout the continental U.S.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Ed Rurup920-583-3132erurup@michels.us

MIDWEST UNDERGROUND SUPPLY OF SOUTH DAKOTA

27285 Ironworks Road
Harrisburg, SD 57032

605-368-9880

www.midwestundergroundsupply.com

Midwest Underground Supply is an Industrial Equipment Supplier and an authorized distributor of Astec, Morbark, Ring-O-Matic and Takeuchi.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jeff Mark605-231-1585jeff@midwestundergroundsupply.com

MOSS ADAMS, LLP

601 W. Riverside Ave #1800
Spokane, WA 99201

509-742-2600

www.mossadams.com

Since 1957, Moss Adams LLP has served the telecommunications industry by delivering a broad range of services to wireless and wireline service providers, cable television providers, competitive access providers, Internet service providers, and many others. Moss Adams combines the resources of a large, full-service accounting firm with a specialization in rural telecommunications companies to offer innovative solutions to a wide range of financial and operational challenges.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Clay Sturgis509-777-0198clay.sturgis@mossadams.com
RJ DelMeese509-777-0201robert.delmeese@mossadams.com

MP NEXLEVEL

500 County Road 37-E
Maple Lake, MN 55358

320-963-2422

www.mpnexlevel.com

For telephone, cable television, Fiber optic and Electrical companies, our capabilities are limitless. Our services include plowing, trenching, directional drilling, aerial construction, manhole and conduit construction, cable pulling and blowing, along with splicing, testing and cutover of copper, coax and fiber optic plant.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Don Zwilling, Reg Sales & Mktg612-418-5834donz@mpnexlevel.com

NATIONAL DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE, LLC

12700 Townepark Way
Louisville, KY 40243

866-873-3411

www.nationalda.com

National Directory Assistance (NDA) is a leading wholesale provider of local and national directory assistance, operator services and listings management services to over 550 rural ILEC, CLEC, Wireless and VoIP service providers across the United States. Wholesale directory look-ups are conveniently made available via the 411 dialing pattern. Beyond the wholesale look-up, members have access to a suite of web-based tools for enhanced customer service and exclusive control over listing data. A unique Operator Service Platform requires no tariffs, pays commissions on billable calls and offers company branding.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Gary Robertson, President866-873-3411gr@nationalda.com

NECA (NATIONAL EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION)

14515 F Street
Omaha, NE 68137

800-228-0180

www.neca.org

NECA has administered the Federal Communications Commission's access charge plan for more than twenty years. Our expertise includes rate and tariff development, industry database management, economic forecasting, trend analysis and regulatory policy analysis.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jeff Phillips, Director - North Central Region800-228-0180jphillips@neca.org

NISC (NATIONAL INFORMATION SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE)

3201 Nygren Drive
Mandan, ND 58554



866-WWW-NISC

www.nisc.coop

NISC, a leading provider of information technology products and services, offers integrated software and hardware solutions. NISC provides advanced, integrated IT solutions for subscriber billing, accounting, engineering & operations, mapping, CABs, E-Bill, End User billing, wireless billing, Switch and CATV provisioning, as well as many other leading-edge IT solutions.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Kevin Anderson, Regional Sales Manager701-667-6675kevin.anderson@nisc.coop
Don Mastel, Regional Business Manager701-667-6631don.mastel@nisc.coop

NOKIA

601 Data Drive
Plano, TX 75075

469-525-1000

www.nokia.com

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the innovation of Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.”

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Mike Brigman816-718-3998mike.brigman@nokia.com

OLSEN THIELEN, CPAS

2675 Long Lake Road
St. Paul, MN 55113

651-483-4521

www.otcpas.com

Accountants and consultants, serving over 290 telecommunications and utility companies since 1921. Services include audit and accounting; income tax and estate planning; regulatory consulting; CLEC implementation; separation and access studies; business valuations; merger/acquisition assistance; by-law and income tax reviews; board retreat facilitation; human resources/employee benefits consulting.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Gavin Burnham, CPA651-483-4521gburnham@otcpas.com
Rob Koch, CPA651-483-4521rkoch@otcpas.com

ONVOY, LLC

10300 6th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55441

763-230-2036

www.onvoy.com

Onvoy is a leading Communications Enabler offering voice, messaging, mobility and UCaaS solutions supported by our nationwide carrier-grade network. Committed to empowering customers with the solutions they need to enable global communications across various applications in a continuously changing environment, Onvoy employs state of the art technology and provides customers control of their core communications infrastructure via carrier platforms and APIs. These interfaces allow customers to build, provision and support more innovative and integrated communication services without adding equipment or support staff – meaning faster speed to market and higher margins.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dave Manfredo, Vice President of Sales217-698-5930dave.manfredo@onvoy.com

PELUSA

5110 Gateway Drive
Grand Forks, ND 58203

800-478-0447

www.priority.mb.ca

Priority Electronics Ltd., operating as Pelusa is a manufacturer of fiber optic, copper and OEM assemblies. We specialize in custom cable assemblies and connectivity solutions. We have one manufacturing plant in the United States and one in Canada.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Mike Reed, VP Sales773-617-8645mreed@pelusa1.com

PINNACLE MARKETING GROUP

4030 Technology Drive NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

800-343-8086

www.pinnaclemgp.com

Pinnacle provides independent and cooperative communications companies with customized digital products, localsolution.com—a user-friendly online local search site, and high-quality print directories for advertising customers.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Shelly Geerdes, CEO/GM218-444-2180sgeerdes@pinnaclepub.com

POWER & TEL

2673 Yale Avenue
Memphis, TN 38112

901-866-3300

www.ptsupply.com

Power & Tel offers the complete product solution for today’s telecommunication service provider. As your need list grows — FTTH, IPTV, central office, OSP, wireless, customer premise, home networking, testing — we have the product and solutions portfolio to build your entire network.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Matt Huovinen218-329-2632Matt.Huovinen@ptsupply.com

POWER PRODUCT SERVICES

18150 E. 32nd Place, Unit D
Aurora, CO 80011


218-262-3801

www.pps-usa.net

Turn key DC power installation and removal to include Emerson network power, Exide and Oerlikon stationary batteries, ExelTech inverters, Enviroguard hazardous waste containment systems, Midtronics test and monitoring equipment, IEEE testing, EPA disposal.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dean Laliberte, President303-513-2751dean@pps-usa.net
Karl Hochmuth303-319-5136Karl@pps-usa.net

PUSH, INCORPORATED

1100 Lindy Street
Rice lake,WI 54868

715-236-7874

www.push-inc.com

Push Incorporated is a underground utility contractor.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Justin Schieffer715-236-7874jschieffer@push.us

RITER, ROGERS, WATTIER & NORTHRUP, LLP

319 South Coteau Street
Pierre, SD 57501

605-224-5825

www.riterlaw.com

Riter, Rogers, Wattier & Northrup, LLP has a wide and varied practice of law throughout the state and particularly in central South Dakota. The firm has consistently received high ratings for their legal ability and integrity in the legal area. All attorneys regularly attend and participate in continuing legal education seminars and professional association meetings throughout the United States and South Dakota.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Darla Pollman Rogers, Attorney605-224-7889dprogers@riterlaw.com
Margo D. Northrup, Attorney605-224-5825m.northrup@riterlaw.com

SDN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

2900 West 10 th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

605-334-7185

www.sdncommunications.com

SDN Communications and the independent telecommunications companies of South Dakota operate a 22,000-mile fiber optic footprint touching 300 South Dakota communities and eight states in the region. SDN is the premier business-to-business broadband service provider for: Connectivity — Connecting multiple office locations; Internet — Dedicated service that’s SONET protected; Network Surveillance — Guarding data networks 24x7; and Networking Equipment — Cabling infrastructure, data equipment, and IP telephony.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Mark Shlanta, CEO605-978-3590mark.shlanta@sdncommunications.com
Vernon Brown, Marketing Manager605-978-3592vernon.brown@sdncommunications.com

SOURCEONE SOLUTIONS

1711 18th Street NE #201
Willmar, MN 56201

320-235-8880

www.sourceone-solutions.biz

SourceOne Solutions is a software solution provider for multiple industries specializing in: billing and payments, statement processing and delivery, inventory control, customer management, all emphasized by our exceptional customer service culture.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dave Langerud, CEO320-235-8880sales@sourceone-solutions.biz

SUMMIT UTILITY SERVICES

PO Box 18159
Missoula, MT 59808

406-546-8759

www.summitutility.com

Since forming in 2011, Summit has expanded our stake in the damage prevention industry to include Montana, Idaho, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota. We are committed providing our customers the most efficient utility locating and damage prevention possible.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Troy Holzworth406-228-9400tgholzworth@summitutility.com

TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALISTS (TCS)

220 S Main Street
Kennebec, SD 57544

605-869-2220

www.tcskennebec.com

Technology and Communications Specialists (TCS) is a company located in Pierre, SD. It is a division of Kennebec Telephone Co., Inc., which has over 100 years experience in the telecommunications industry. TCS offers a variety of products and services including: Business Key Systems, Security Systems, Video Monitoring Systems, Network Wiring, Smart Home Products, Business and Home Computer Repair

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Jason Thiry605-869-2220jasont@kennebectelephone.com

TELCOM CONSTRUCTION, INC.

2218 200th Street E.
Clearwater, MN 55320

320-558-9485

www.telcomconstruction.com

TelCom Construction, Inc. is a full service, turnkey utility contractor providing services in all areas of utilities construction. TelCom Construction handles all aspects of the project including construction, both underground and aerial project management, installation, and splicing.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Larry Sanders320-558-9485l.sanders@telcomconstruction.com

TELCOM INSURANCE GROUP

6301 Ivy Lane, Suite 506
Greenbelt, MD 20770

800-222-4664

www.TelcomInsGrp.com

Telcom Insurance Group is the premier business insurance and risk management solutions provider for the rural telecommunications industry. We are owned and directed by NTCA and 39 telecom companies as a member-benefit for the entire membership of the Association.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Travis Close715-554-3465TJC@TelcomInsGrp.com

TULSAT – NEBRASKA

PO Box 276
Deshler, NE 68340

800-551-0096

www.tulsat.com

TULSAT offers the industry’s most comprehensive inventory of new and remanufactured CATV equipment from the world’s largest brands. TULSAT is a Master Stocking Distributor for Cisco/Scientific-Atlanta. TULSAT offers the industry’s most comprehensive inventory of new and remanufactured CATV equipment from the world’s largest brands. TULSAT is a Master Stocking Distributor for Cisco/Scientific-Atlanta. TULSAT offers the industry’s most comprehensive inventory of new and remanufactured CATV equipment from the world’s largest brands. TULSAT is a Master Stocking Distributor for Cisco/Scientific-Atlanta.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
John Noojin, GM800-551-0096jnoojin@tulsat.com
John Denner, Tech Mgr800-551-0096jdenner@tulsat.com

UNITEL INSURANCE

4435 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

877-579-6630

www.unicogroup.com

Full services insurance agency offering specialized insurance products for the communications industry. We represent many of the leading insurance companies in both property and casualty insurance.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Joe Weipert, Acct Exec402-434-7270 Cell 605-310-1658jweipert@unicogroup.com
April Yearby402-434-7269ayearby@unicogroup.com

UPPER MIDWEST UTILITY SALES

PO Box 880
Maple Lake, MN 55358

320-963-6774

www.umus.net

UMUS has been representing key manufacturers of construction, maintenance and test equipment for Municipal Utilities, Rural Electric Cooperatives, CATV and Telecommunication Companies in the Upper Midwest for over a decade. Working with our manufacturers, distributors and end-users, UMUS is dedicated to providing quality products for customer solutions.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Matt Hannafin320-963-6774info@umus.net

UTILITY SALES ASSOCIATES

930 E. Oak Street, Suite 1
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

800-253-6248

www.utilitysales.net

Utility Sales Associates, Inc. is a multiple-line manufacturer's representative firm specializing in telecommunications, power utility, CATV, rail; and municipalities markets.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Robb Ziegler651-888-1809robb.ziegler@utilitysales.net

VANTAGE POINT SOLUTIONS

2211 N. Minnesota Street
Mitchell, SD 57301



605-995-1777

www.vantagepnt.com

Vantage Point Solutions (VPS) is a customer-focused, technology-driven engineering services and telecommunications consulting company serving independent service providers. VPS designs the most technically advanced and economically viable solutions customized for its clients. VPS provides a full range of services including professional engineering, outside plant engineering services, strategic planning, technology evaluations, network architecture design, cost studies, regulatory and feasibility studies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Darren Dierbeck, Vice President of Customer Relations612-860-8917darren.dierbeck@vantagepnt.com

VERMEER HIGH PLAINS

27108 470th Ave
Tea, SD 57064

605-368-5300

www.vermeerhp.com

Supplier of Vermeer Industrial equipment including trenchers, plows, directional drills, ASV loaders, brush chippers, parts and service. Authorized Dealer for Sherrill Arborist Supplies.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Brian Rawlings605-368-5300brawlings@vermeerhp.com
Jeff Naaktgeboren605-368-5300jeff@vermeerhp.com

WALKER AND ASSOCIATES, INC.

PO Box 1029
Welcome, NC 27374-1029

800-WALKER1

www.walkerfirst.com

Walker and Associates is the premier distributor of telecommunications products for network operators, simplifying network deployments with expert installation, systems integration, and managed services. The products support technologies such as Switching, Routing, Wireless, NFV, Carrier Ethernet, VoIP, WDM, ROADM, Packet Optical Networking, SDN, Access Technologies, Active Ethernet, DSL, and more.

South Dakota Contact Phone Email Address
Dan Neitge952-463-6619 Celldan.neitge@walkerfirst.com
Jane Elder336-731-5355jane.elder@walkerfirst.com