TDS bringing its fiber network to Missoula, Lolo Montana

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is excited to announce it will construct a new all-fiber network to Missoula and Lolo, Montana, the fourth and fifth communities in Montana to receive some of the fastest and most reliable internet speeds in the country.  

TDS will connect more than 35,000 homes and businesses with its fiber network. When complete it will deliver symmetrical internet speeds up to 2Gig (2000 Mbps), TDS’ all-digital TV service, TDS TV®+, and a variety of phone options for residential and business customers.

“We are pleased to expand our dependable fiber system to the Hub of Five Valleys,” says Andrew Petersen, TDS Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “Fiber networks are in high demand, and we are delighted to bring our resilient and highly reliable network to Missoula and Lolo and to provide residents with this state-of-the-art technical upgrade. Not only will the homes in the Garden City be technologically ready for today, but for years to come.”   

The Madison, Wisconsin-based company is currently building a fiber network in Billings, Montana. In August 2021, TDS announced the construction of a fiber-to-the-home network, which will ultimately connect more than 50,000 homes and businesses across Billings. With speeds up to 2Gig, it’s possible to download a typical two-hour, 4K movie in under a minute. In the last two weeks, TDS has announced fiber construction projects in Helena and Great Falls.

TDS' expansion into Missoula will create new job opportunities, with new positions now posted on the company’s website at

Area residents can visit to register for service, monitor the progress of the build, and sign up for notifications about the new service. 


Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager - Communications | TDS Telecom | 608-658-8158 |  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to more than 1,100 rural and suburban communities across 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 2 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 3,000 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 as well as hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit

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