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 more than 35,000 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 8Gig, 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 Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of rural and suburban 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 3,500 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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