TDS opens new warehouse in Missoula and donates $5,000 to Youth Homes

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) opened a new warehouse in Missoula on Thursday and was welcomed to the community by Governor Greg Gianforte and Missoula Mayor Jordan Hess.

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 residents and businesses in Missoula.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday when TDS also presented a $5,000 check to the leaders of Youth Homes in Missoula.

TDS will soon start construction on its fiber network in Missoula and will eventually connect homes and businesses to some of the fastest internet speeds available.

“This morning TDS leaders met with city officials about our construction plans and now it’s time to celebrate the start of work on the TDS Fiber facility here. Soon, this warehouse will be filled with the latest in technology that will bring state-of-the-art internet, sophisticated, digital tv and phone services to residents in Missoula,” says TDS Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs Drew Petersen. “We are here in Montana this week to introduce ourselves and become your new neighbor and investment partner.”

TDS Vice President of Marketing and Product Development Scott Schultz explained TDS will be providing symmetrical internet speeds up to 8 Gig, TDS’ all-digital TV service, TDS TV®+, and a variety of phone options for residential and business customers. “All at pocketbook-friendly and competitive rates. TDS Fiber will be a game changer for Montana.”

TDS is working with TAK West Shore, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, 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 at TDSFiber/Careers.

Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager - Communications | TDS Telecom | 608-664-2388 |  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Metrocom/TDS) is a leading provider of fiber internet service. With more than 50 years of experience, the growing communications company is building and deploying new, fiber optic networks in neighborhoods across the country to deliver up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds to homes and up to 10 Gigabit internet speeds to businesses. In addition, TDS provides innovative TV entertainment and advanced phone services. Visit to learn more.

TDS provides communications services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the United States. The company employs more than 3,600 people nationwide and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS Inc.), a Fortune 1000® company [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 for more information.

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