TDS donates internet connectivity to Anatone Community Center

ANATONE, Washington – TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is excited to make a donation of free internet connectivity to the Anatone Community Center.

The Community Center, 1111 Boyd Lane, has been without internet for years. In partnership with Asotin County officials and the county’s Broadband Action Team, TDS installed the service on Thursday, June 29.  

“This donation helps accomplish the shared goals of TDS and the Asotin County Broadband Action Team, namely, to increase connectivity for rural residents, businesses, and organizations. We’re pleased to provide this service and do our part to help the community,” said Gail Long, TDS Manager of State Government Affairs.

“We extend our sincere appreciation to Gail Long and TDS for their contribution and continuing support. This connectivity will enhance the capability to respond to emergencies and promote a sense of community within Anatone,” said Brian Shinn, Asotin County Commissioner, District 1.

TDS is a participant in the federal Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Qualified ACP customers can receive symmetrical speeds up to 200Mbps at no cost with the company’s TDS Connect product.  

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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 3,400 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS]. 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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