Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Two DCN owner companies receive national award


Congratulations to Dakota Central and Red River Communications, two of DCN’s owner companies, on receiving NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association’s Smart Rural Community Showcase Award this past September. They were among 13 companies to receive the award.

The Smart Rural Community Showcase Award recognizes their commitment to providing high-quality broadband services for local residents and businesses, supporting innovative economic development, education, health care, government services, public safety and other vital public functions.

NTCA is the premier national association representing nearly 850 independent, community based telecommunications companies. Click here to read its press release announcing 2017’s award recipients.

NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association CEO Shirley Bloomfield (left) with Dakota Central CEO Keith Larson (right).
NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association CEO Shirley Bloomfield (left) with Dakota Central CEO Keith Larson (right).
(From left to right): Red River Communications Member Support Manager Dirk Monson, NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association CEO Shirley Bloomfield, Red River Communications CEO Jeff Olson.
(From left to right): Red River Communications Member Support Manager Dirk Monson, NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association CEO Shirley Bloomfield, Red River Communications CEO Jeff Olson.