TDS hires more than 100 in Montana

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) continues grow its Montana workforce, eclipsing 100 associates and seeking to hire more full-time workers.  

The company has made a capital investment in the state of nearly $160 million as it builds all-fiber, high-speed internet networks in Billings, Butte, Helena, Helena Valley, Great Falls, and Missoula. The networks feature internet speeds up to 8 Gig as well as TV and phone packages.

As work continues and customers are connected to service, jobs are being added to the company’s website at, including multiple positions in construction. TDS offers competitive pay and benefits, sign-on bonuses for some positions, and has been named to several top employers lists.

“As we bring world-class services to more homes and businesses in Big Sky Country, we’re proud to hire locally and create more than 100 family-sustaining jobs, with more to come,” said Drew Petersen, TDS Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

TDS, operating as TDS Metrocom LLC, is a family-owned company founded in 1969. The Montana network features a robust connection with speeds up to 8 Gig, which allows customers to download and upload files—regardless of size—nearly instantly. In addition, TDS service includes a sophisticated digital TV product (TDS TV®+) and a variety of phone options. For businesses, the company offers dedicated connections up to 10 Gig.

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

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 3,600 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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