Ultra 300 launched in Hobbs, NM, Cedar City, Utah

Customers can now work and play faster online

Starting today, TDS Telecom (TDS®) residential and business customers can now work and play faster online with the launch of 300 megabits per second of internet speeds in Hobbs, N.M. and Cedar City, Utah.

The new Ultra 300 and Business 300 internet services provide residential and business customers download speeds of up to 300 megabits per second and upload speeds of up to 10 megabits per second.

“This speed is leaps and bounds above the national average,” said Shane West, vice president of Marketing and Product Development for TDS. “We’ve invested heavily in Hobbs and Cedar City, which has paved the way for groundbreaking launches like this one.”

Ultra 300 and Business 300 customers can download up to three times faster than with the previous highest speed offering from TDS.  In 2016, the average worldwide internet speed was 6.3 megabits per second and in the United States, the average internet speed was 15.3 Mbps.

The new speeds provide faster website load and faster speeds to better support multiple devices, West added.

Business customers can learn more at HelloTDS.com/biz300 or by calling 1-844-672-9190. Residential customers can learn more at http://hellotds.com/colorado or by calling 1-855-696-8368.

 

Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum| Associate Manager of Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-664-2388 | cheryl.mccollum@tdstelecom.com

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit tdstelecom.com.

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

Updated February 2019

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