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 |

TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom/TDS®), a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., is the seventh largest local exchange telephone company in the U.S and a growing force in the cable industry. TDS provides 1.2 million connections to high-speed internet, phone, and TV entertainment services in nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities. For residential customers, TDS deploys 1Gig internet access, IPTV service, cable TV options, and traditional wireline services. The company offers businesses advanced solutions, including: VoIP (managedIP Hosted voice), high-speed internet, fiber optics, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit or

Headquartered in Madison, Wis., TDS Telecom operates OneNeck IT Solutions LLC and BendBroadband, which is part of TDS Broadband Service LLC. Combined, the company employs more than 3,400 people.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately six million customers nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service LLC. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. employs 10,300 people. Visit

Updated March 2017

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