TDS® launches 300Mbps for business, residential customers in Fort Carson, Colo.

Faster internet speeds create online opportunities for residents, businesses

TDS Telecom (TDS®) residential and business customers can now work faster online with the launch of 300 megabits per second of internet speeds in Fort Carson, Colo.

The new Ultra 300 and Business 300 internet services provide residential and business customers download speeds of up to 300 megabits per second and upload speeds of up to 10 megabits per second.  

“This speed is leaps and bounds above the national average,” said Shane West, vice president of Marketing and Product Development for TDS. “We’ve invested heavily in Fort Carson, which has paved the way for groundbreaking launches like this one.”

Ultra 300 and Business 300 customers can download up to three times faster than with the previous highest speed offering from TDS.  In 2016, the average worldwide internet speed was 6.3 megabits per second and in the United States, the average internet speed was 15.3 Mbps. 

The new speeds provide faster website load and faster speeds to better support multiple devices, West added.

Business customers can learn more at or by calling 1-844-672-9190. Residential customers can learn more at or by calling 1-855-696-8368.


Media Contact: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager of Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-658-8158 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of rural and suburban 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

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,500 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

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