TDS Telecom named Hayden Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) was proud to be named the Hayden Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year on Thursday at the chamber’s annual Business Excellence Awards.

“We are truly honored to be named Business of the Year. We’re proud of our work to connect residents and businesses in North Idaho with fast and reliable internet, TV, and phone services,” said Sandy Raudebaugh, TDS associate manager of Field Marketing who accepted the award.

TDS’ fiber internet network features speeds up to 8 Gig, allowing customers to upload and download files of any size nearly instantaneously. 10 Gig dedicated connections are available for businesses. In addition to fast internet, TDS TV product, TDS TV®+, offers local and national networks, integration with popular streaming services, the ability to start shows over, and cloud DVR. Phone packages and service bundles are also available.

Besides its services, helping the communities it serves is a core part of TDS’ mission, as the company is active in supporting a number of great North Idaho organizations and local events.

“We are especially grateful to work with organizations like the Hayden Chamber of Commerce that make North Idaho a great place to live and work,” Raudebaugh said.

In addition to the Business of the Year Award, TDS has been named Best Internet Provider in the Business Journal of North Idaho’s annual competition for two years in a row.

For more information on TDS services in Idaho, visit

Media Contact: Mark Schaaf | Manager of Communications | TDS Telecom | 414-326-3588 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural 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 3,400 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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