TDS Telecom applauds reconfirmation of FCC Commissioners Carr and Starks

Please attribute the following statement to Andrew Petersen, senior vice president of Corporate Affairs at TDS Telecommunications (TDS®):

“TDS Telecom would like to congratulate Commissioners Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks following their recent confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The unanimous reconfirmation reflects the widespread, bipartisan approval of their work in advancing critical communications policies during their tenure. We are confident the commissioners will continue to make an impact on our country’s communications infrastructure during this once-in-a-generation time in broadband deployment. TDS is committed to working with the commissioners and FCC in their efforts to provide access to reliable and affordable broadband to every family and business across America.”

Media Contact: Mark Schaaf | Associate Manager - 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 3,600 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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