TDS® congratulates U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) on appointment

Sen. Baldwin (D-WI) is appointed to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Today, United States Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) announced her appointment to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

The following statement can be attributed to Drew Petersen, vice president of External Affairs and Communications for TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®):

                “TDS is excited to have U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) join the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

                “U.S. Senator Baldwin has been a tireless bi-partisan advocate for investment and expansion of rural broadband services across our country. The Senator and her Congressional staff are well-versed on both the challenges and the opportunities that come with expanding broadband services to rural America. Whether it is improved local economic development, combating the ‘homework gap,’ or stimulating private sector network investment, Senator Baldwin is a true public policy partner. She will be a strong addition to this critically important committee in Congress.”

Media Contact: Cindy Tomlinson, Associate Manager - Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-664-4471 | cindy.tomlinson@tdstelecom.com

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to more than 1,000 rural, suburban, and metropolitan 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 tdstelecom.com.

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. 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.

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