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 and start planning for network improvements.
TDS currently serves neighboring communities in Berthoud and Johnstown, Colo. and will utilize employees and contractors from these areas to support its new customers in Mead and surrounding areas formerly served by K2. Customers who need to reach TDS should call 877-422-5282 for assistance.
“We look forward to accelerating growth in the area by providing industry-leading technologies,” states Jim Butman, chief operating officer at TDS Telecom. “I’d like to thank our new customers in advance for their patience as we begin the transition to TDS. We will start design work immediately and over the next 12 to 24 months update systems and integrate networks. These changes will lead to increased broadband speeds and new video products and services.”
TDS Telecom has been doing business in Colorado since 1991 and provides services to more than 30 communities in the state. TDS is leveraging Alternative Connect America (A-CAM) funds in Colorado to expand and improve broadband service to wireline customers. In addition, in 2013, TDS acquired cable TV provider Baja Broadband LLC. OneNeck® IT Solutions, also part of the TDS family, provides a full-suite of hosted and managed IT services. The company also operates a 35,000 square foot top-tier data center just outside Denver, Colo.
Dave Kavanagh of KavaCom Consulting assisted K2 Communications with this transaction. Terms of the agreement will not be disclosed.