Weston, Wis. to become latest TDS Fiber community

Residents will receive gigabit internet speeds, TDS TV, plus business services

Village of Weston residents will soon have access to some of the fastest internet speeds in the country. On Monday the village board approved a development agreement with TDS Telecom (TDS®) to build a fiber network and deliver up to 1-gigabit internet speeds, TV, and voice services to the community.

According to the agreement, construction on the $8-10 million project will begin in Weston’s Tax Incremental District #1 and expand to the rest of the village. TDS expects to break ground in the spring and connect the first customers in fall. When completed, more than 4,400 residential customers and 550 business customers within the village limits will have access to the new network.

“The entire village of Weston leadership team immediately understood the benefits of fiber technology and the potential it brings for residents,” says Drew Petersen, senior vice president of Corporate Affairs at TDS. “From telecommuting and education, to entertainment and health care, world-class services are a real game changer.”

Located adjacent to Wausau, the village of Weston is located approximately 140 miles north of TDS headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. TDS has served central Wisconsin since 1967, with customers in nearby Mosinee, Junction City, and Vesper. TDS also just announced they will be building a fiber network in the city of Stevens Point.

Residents and businesses interested in learning more about TDS products can visit www.tdsfiber.com. TDS launched similar state-of-the-art services in Sun Prairie, Wis. and is actively building fiber networks in the Dane County communities of Oregon, McFarland, Cottage Grove, Windsor, and DeForest.

TDS will be hiring for a variety of different positions in the area. Those interested in applying can watch for opportunities on the TDS Careers page in the coming months.



Media Contact: Missy Kellor | Associate Manager, Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-664-4836 |missy.kellor@tdstelecom.com  

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 tdstelecom.com.

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,600 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 tdsinc.com.

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