TDS readies for the 2020 Democratic National Convention

From July 13-16, 2020 an estimated 50,000 people will visit the Milwaukee, Wis. area to participate in the Democratic National Convention at the Fiserv Forum. TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) offers both residential and business services to customers in Milwaukee as well as the surrounding communities of Bohners Lake, Johnson Creek, New Munster, Waterford, Wheatland, and Wind Lake.

The following statement about TDS’ readiness for this event can be attributed to Drew Petersen, Senior Vice President-Corporate Affairs for TDS:

“TDS is committed to providing reliable, resilient communications service to business and residential customers during the Democratic National Convention. In anticipation of the large influx of visitors to the Milwaukee area, TDS is taking appropriate precautions to anticipate increased usage demands, maximize the available bandwidth and minimize potential for network slowdowns. In addition, TDS will be fully staffed to address isolated incidents should any arise.”

Customers with any service-related questions should reach out to TDS at 1-888-225-5837.

Media Contact: Missy Kellor| Associate Manager—Communications | TDS Telecom | 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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