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Fast. Reliable.
Innovative. Scalable.

Dakota Carrier Network is dedicated to providing innovative technology solutions to businesses throughout North Dakota, and through its partnerships, across the United States. We’ve been delivering on our mission since 1996 and the best fiber optic provider in North Dakota – DCN – just keeps getting better.

Industries We Serve


Carrier Ethernet

  • Need Speed? We’ve Got You Covered.
  • High-speed Ethernet and broadband Internet services from Dakota Carrier Network include connections ranging from 10 megabits per second to terabit Ethernet speeds.
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Wavelength Services

  • Warp Speed
  • DCN’s wavelength services offer a scalable solution for linking bandwidth-intensive sites on both metro and intercity routes. The result? Your data moves at the speed of light.
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Dedicated Internet Access

  • Super Fast, Super Reliable
  • As North Dakota’s go-to high-speed internet access provider, our reputation speaks for itself. From 10 gigabits to 100 gigabits to terabits, we’ve got you covered with 99.999% network uptime.
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  • Reliable, Scalable And Quick Turn-Up Speeds
  • Efficiently streamline your wide area network using any underlay transport to achieve flexible scalability and fast delivery of connectivity.
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Co-Location/ Data Center

  • Need Space? Co-Locate With Us.
  • Our carrier neutral co-location services are the best in North Dakota. Period. 24/7 monitoring ensures your data and equipment are safe, secure, and protected.
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Data Storage & Recovery

  • Get Peace Of Mind
  • Data is the lifeline of your business. Our offsite data storage options ensure that when something goes wrong, all is right.
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Cloud Services

  • Customized, Managed Solutions
  • DCN brings customers dedicated and managed cloud hosting solutions. With cloud computing, businesses can invest their resources in their business rather than their technology infrastructure.
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Cybersecurity Solutions

  • Protection In Real Time
  • Keep your network running smoothly with automated attack mitigation and real-time traffic data.
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Private Line

  • Connections From Anywhere, To Anywhere
  • Our Ethernet private line services excel because of our 100 percent fiber optic communications network that links all of North Dakota, from the smallest towns to the largest cities.
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Signaling System (SS7)

  • Greater Efficiency And Security
  • SS7 is an all-digital intelligent network that uses messages to request services from other entities. These messages travel from one network to another, independent of the actual voice and data they pertain
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Explore Our Extensive Fiber Optic Network


While DCN only provides services to businesses, our 13 owner companies provide high-quality residential internet service across North Dakota. These owners serve customers in nearly 400 communities, and with 70,000 miles of fiber optic cable in service, you can count on them for reliable and fast internet for your home.

Guaranteeing Uptime,
Delivering Confidence

The DCN Network Operations Center in Bismarck acts as a “Fort Knox” for network connectivity, support, and monitoring purposes. The facility ensures 99.999 percent network uptime.

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