TDS hires first new associates in Butte-Silver Bow, Montana

TDS Telecommunications (TDS®) has recently hired four associates in Butte-Silver Bow as the company continues to increase its presence in the state of Montana:  

Tom Cronnelly began working for TDS in May as the Associate Manager for Field Marketing where he will be leading the community relations and local marketing efforts. Tom is a Butte native and Montana Tech graduate. He is very active in the community and serves on the Executive Board for the Butte Chamber of Commerce, the Montana Developmental Disabilities Council in Helena, the Games Management Team for Special Olympics Montana, and is the co-founder of “OMG! I have a job!” disability employment awareness campaign.

TDS has also hired the following three new associates for our outside plant construction team:

Tim Shuck was hired in April as a Senior Outside Plant Construction Technician

Noah Azure was hired in April as an Outside Plant Construction Technician I

Codee Roberts was hired in June as an Outside Plant Construction Technician II

TDS is currently hiring in Butte and throughout Montana. Positions are now posted on the company’s website at TDS has hired 73 associates in Montana.

Area residents can visit  to register for service, monitor the progress of the build, and sign up for notifications about the new service.

Along with Butte, TDS is currently building its fiber network in Helena, Missoula, Great Falls, and Billings. TDS has completed its build project in several neighborhoods in Billings. TDS will deliver up to 8Gig internet speeds for businesses and residents.  

Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager - Communications | TDS Telecom | 608-664-2388 |  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of rural and suburban communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 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

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,500 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

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