TDS Telecom named Best Internet Service Provider

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) was recently named the Best Internet Service Provider by the readers of the Fort Stockton Pioneer in its 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards.

“This is a reflection of the fantastic team we have in Fort Stockton,” said Jerry Valles, manager of Field Services. “Our technicians continue to ensure the reliability of our network, and our entire team’s professionalism and customer service are truly top-notch. Thank you to our associates and the readers who voted!”

Despite being a small office, Chad Hoeft, regional manager of Field Services, said the group has tremendous heart and works hard every day to meet the needs of TDS customers.

“The Fort Stockton team prides itself in caring for both the people we serve, and one another. We’re honored to be named the best Internet Service Provider in Fort Stockton,” said Hoeft.

TDS is a repeat winner of this award and last received it in 2021. TDS launched 1 Gig internet speeds in Fort Stockton in 2020.


Media Contact: Missy Kellor, Associate Manager-Communications | TDS | 608-664-4836 |

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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