TDS to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for its Helena Warehouse

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is thrilled to kick-off another municipal fiber project in Montana with the opening of its facility in Helena. The warehouse will soon be filled with the latest in technology that will bring state-of-the-art 8Gig internet, digital tv and phone services to the residents in Helena, the Helena Valley, and East Helena.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. TDS will also announce a donation to the Montana Learning Center during the event.

Construction is expected to begin later this month on its fiber internet network with plans to connect more than 27,000 homes and businesses in the Helena area with internet speeds of up to 8Gig.

·         WHAT:  TDS Fiber Warehouse Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

·         LOCATION: 920 E. Lyndale Ave., Helena, Montana

·         WHEN: Tuesday, March 7, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

·         WELCOME to Helena: Mayor Wilmot Collins and Charles Robison, Government Relations Director of the Montana Chamber of Commerce

·         TDS SPEAKERS: Drew Petersen, TDS Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, and Scott Schultz, TDS Vice President of Marketing and Product Development

·         TDS DONATION to Montana Learning Center, Ryan Hannahoe, Executive Director

TDS is working with CEC Facilities Group, Irving, Texas, to construct the network.  TDS has hired 45 associates in Montana with plans to hire more than 25 additional associates. Job openings are posted on the TDS website.

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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