CEO: We Don’t Need 5G for U.S. Cellular Fixed Wireless, LTE Will Work Just Fine

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LTE will be a better choice than 5G for supporting fixed wireless service for U.S. Cellular, said U.S. Cellular CEO Ken Meyers, yesterday. U.S. Cellular fixed LTE is currently available in remote areas of Kansas and Nebraska, and the company expects to make more fixed...Learn More

CEO: Key Broadband Metrics Encourage Possible Expansion of TDS Fiber Deployment Plans

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TDS fiber deployment plans may expand to areas of its local service territory where such deployments traditionally have been considered uneconomical, said Leroy T. Carlson Jr., TDS chief executive, at an investor conference yesterday. TDS also will consider fiber deployments in areas where other network...Learn More

TDS Acquisitions Continue with Agreement to Purchase Merrimac Communications

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TDS announced its latest acquisition target. Merrimac Communications of Merrimac, Wisc. fits the pattern of recent TDS acquisitions – a small triple play provider that complements existing TDS markets, adding additional subscribers and network capacity. Merrimac Communications passes about 6,000 homes in Sauk, Columbia, and...Learn More

TDS Closes on Crestview Cable Acquisition

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TDS Broadband Service LLC, a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., and operated by TDS Telecom(TDS®) announces it has completed the acquisition of Crestview Cable Communications (Crestview) in central Oregon. The sale includes service areas totaling more than 21,000 homes passed in six communities. “We look forward to...Learn More

TDS K2 Communications Acquisition Closes

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Madison, Wis. (October 19, 2017) — TDS Broadband Service LLC, a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., and operated by TDS Telecom (TDS®), announces it has purchased the cable and broadband assets and business of K2 Communications, LLC (K2) in Mead, Colorado. TDS will immediately begin working to transition customers...Learn More

TDS Gigabit Launched in Former Municipal Broadband Market

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TDS gigabit broadband service will be available soon in parts of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin only 140 days after the carrier acquired Sun Prairie (WI) Utilities. TDS will begin rolling out fiber-to-the-home to support broadband, video and voice service this week at pre-registered homes in the...Learn More

TDS Acquires K2 Communications, Opportunistic Buying Spree Continues

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Another small cable company is being acquired by TDS, as the telecom operator continues an opportunistic cable operator buying spree. K2 is located north of Denver, Colorado, in close proximity to a larger TDS cable acquisition, Baja Broadband. TDS Acquires K2 Communications A relatively new...Learn More

TDS Cable Acquisition Strategy Continues, Scoops Up Crestview Cable

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Crestview Cable of central Oregon is the latest cable company acquisition from TDS Telecom. The Crestview transaction highlights an ongoing TDS cable acquisition strategy, joining neighboring Bend Broadband and Baja Broadband as cable broadband subsidiaries of the telecom carrier. Crestview Cable serves 21K addresses in...Learn More

TDS A-CAM Funded Broadband Expansion in Full Swing, Projects Underway in Five States

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TDS has released a series of announcements highlighting rural broadband expansion, funded in part from the FCC’s Connect America Fund. These TDS A-CAM (Alternative Connect America Cost Model) funded broadband projects include markets in five states. The A-CAM program offers $5.283 billion in support for...Learn More

TDS Broadband Expansion Coming to Minnesota

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The FCC A-CAM program is helping fund TDS broadband expansion in Minnesota, the carrier announced. Engineering and design work is beginning, that will set the stage to bring broadband to more than 2,200 locations throughout western Minnesota. Construction is expected to begin this Fall or...Learn More

TDS Completes Acquisition of Sun Prairie Assets

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MADISON, Wis. (May 8, 2017) — TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS®), a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., announces the purchase of the telecommunications assets of Sun Prairie Utilities (SPU) in Sun Prairie, Wis. Earlier this year, TDS announced plans to acquire the SPU assets...Learn More

TDS Launches 1 Gigabit High-speed Internet Service for Businesses

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April 24, 2017 — Today, TDS Telecom (TDS®) announces the availability of 1Gig high-speed internet service for commercial customers in six states, including: Georgia: St. Marys Indiana: Roachdale, Tipton Minnesota: Monticello, Winsted New Hampshire: Chichester, Contoocook, Farmington, Hollis, New London, Wilton Tennessee: Farragut, Halls, LaVergne,...Learn More

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