Ultra 100 launched in Fort Stockton, Texas

Faster internet speeds create opportunities for residents to work, play online

FORT STOCKTON, TX (Nov. 18, 2016) – A 100Mbps (megabits per second) internet service launch from TDS® means customers can work faster online, telecommute and take more online classes.  It also means they can download movies, television shows, music and video games at faster rates.

“Now, Fort Stockton has 100Mbps! Leaps and bounds above the national average,” said Shane West, vice president of Marketing and Product Development for TDS. 

The average worldwide internet speed is 5.1Mbps, according to PC News. In the United States the average internet speed is 12.6Mbps. 

“These faster speeds will be a real timesaver for TDS customers,” said West.

TDS has invested and will continue to invest in our network to provide faster internet speeds to our customers. “Those improvements have paved the way for this 100Mbps upgrades,” West said.

In October, TDS customers in Fort Stockton went all-digital. TDS business customers can expect new internet tiers in 2017.

Customers interested in learning more about TDS’ and its faster speeds should call toll free 855-696-8368 or visit http://hellotds.com/texas.

Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager of Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-664-2388 | cmccollum@tdstelecom.com

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 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 nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

Updated February 2019

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