SERVICE AREA COMMUNITIES
Alexandria, Canova, Center, Clayton, Emery, Fulton, Salem, Spencer, and Winfred.
December 13, 1951- The first meeting of the Board of Directors of McCook Cooperative Telephone Company (now TrioTel Communications, Inc.) is held in Salem, SD. The goal is to provide service to rural subscribers that would be comparable in quality to that enjoyed by urban subscribers. The original exchanges of the Cooperative are Canova, Center, Spencer, and Winfred.
1993- Hanson County Telephone Company (Alexandria exchange) is purchased.
1996- McCook Telecom (Salem exchange) is purchased.
January 1, 2001- The three companies merge into one and the Alexandria and Salem customers become members of the Coop.
2005- Tri County Telcom, Inc. (Emery and Clayton exchanges) is purchased.
January 1, 2010- The companies merge, are renamed TrioTel Communications, Inc. and all customers become members of the Coop.
2013- TrioTel becomes a leader in the broadband infrastructure by being the first telephone company in South Dakota to provide fiber optic connection to 100% of its subscribers.
2016- TrioTel provides TV and Internet service to the Fulton exchange.
With more than 900 miles of fiber optic cable running through our service territory, nearly 2,000 residents and business owners have access to an updated facility providing faster Internet speeds, quality IPTV video, and valued telephone service.
TrioTel continues the commitment to ensure subscribers receive the finest quality telecommunication services at the lowest possible price. We appreciate our customers and thank you for your continued patronage.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
District 3 – Spencer
District 5 – Alexandria
District 4 – Winfred
District 1 – Canova
District 2 – Center
District 6 – Salem
District 7 – At Large
Front Office Staff
(Left to right): Caitie, Amy, Carol, Heather, Barb, Michele.
Back row (left to right): Jared, Mike.
Front row (left to right): Curt, Kevin, Justin.
TrioTel Communications, Inc. is committed to ensuring that our customers receive the finest quality telecommunication services at the lowest possible cost. We will build relationships based upon mutual trust and respect, empowering our employees to provide top-notch customer service. We will deliver sound leadership and economic growth through the use of advancements in communication technologies, guaranteeing our customers, communities, and employees a bright future.