TDS launches service in Great Falls with celebration at Falls Family Fun

GREAT FALLS, Montana – TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) celebrated the launch of service today in Great Falls, marking a milestone in its high-speed internet network build with an event at first customer Falls Family Fun.

Alongside the Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, TDS associates today walked through the first installation. The TDS network delivers up to 8 Gig internet speeds, along with a variety of phone and digital TV options. Businesses have access to up to 10 Gig dedicated connections.

TDS also presented Falls Family Fun with a coffee-lovers gift basket from Pizazz – to give staff members a caffeinated boost as they launch their state-of-the-art entertainment destination in Great Falls.

“Today marks a major milestone in our plan to connect Great Falls residents and businesses to world-class internet. We’re proud to connect local businesses like Falls Family Fun thrive and we’re grateful for the support of the Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Raymond Porter, TDS associate manager of field marketing. “Our crews continue working to connect more residents and businesses to all-fiber internet, and we thank the community for their patience during construction.”

Area residents can visit to register for service, monitor the progress of the build, and sign up for notifications about the new service. Built in phases, residents can connect to the new network once work is completed in their neighborhood. TDS is also building its fiber network in Helena, Helena Valley, Butte, Missoula, and Billings.

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

For more on Falls Family Fun, which features a craft room, indoor playground, and virtual reality games, visit

Media Contact: Mark Schaaf | Associate 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]. 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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