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TDS Connect Blog

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Weekly tech news roundup

Your quick, one-stop shop for tech news includes: Apple to get new digs in London, an Indigogo to enhance your favorite building bricks, Elon Musk's plans to get humans to Mars, and some creative kidney stone research you've got read to believe. Also, be on the lookout for some new emergency messages on your mobile devices, some Doctor Strange news, and find out about two new (cheap!) streaming devices.
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It’s that time of year—sun outage season

So what the heck is a sun outage? Well, for about two weeks each spring and fall, cable companies experience a technical phenomenon in which the sun causes "solar interference" to all geostationary satellite signals. Unfortunately, there is technically nothing we can do to prevent sun outages from occurring, but we'll tell you when they might happen.
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Has Congress finally answered the call?

U.S. House of Representatives is taking steps to eliminate rural call completion problems. Learn about this persistent issue and what is in the works to help consumers--including TDS customers--across the nation.
Central Intelligence, X-Men: Apocalypse and Warcraft coming to TDS TV on Demand image

Central Intelligence, X-Men: Apocalypse and Warcraft coming to TDS TV on Demand

Some of the year's biggest box office smashes are coming to TDS TV on Demand in the next couple of weeks. Sci-fi/fantasy fans will enjoy the latest "X-Men" film as well as "Warcraft." Comedy and action aficionados should get a charge out of "Central Intelligence" and the most recent "Purge" flick.