TDS named fastest ISP in Wisconsin

For the second year in a row, TDS Telecom (TDS®) has been named fastest ISP in Wisconsin and the Madison area. According to the 2018 Fixed Broadband Performance Report by Ookla®, TDS holds top place for offering the fastest upload and download speeds.

The data indicate the average download speed in Wisconsin is 80.09 Mbps with an upload speed of 16.96 Mbps. Madison’s average download speed is above that average at 96.16 Mbps with an upload speed of 20.87 Mbps.

“This report is a clear reflection of our investment in fiber-optic network builds,” says Shane West, senior vice president of Marketing, Sales and Customer Operations. “The technology is the gold standard for delivering world-class internet speeds and we’re actively expanding our fiber footprint to bring 1Gig speeds to new customers in Wisconsin and other states.”

TDS recently expanded their fiber network into Sun Prairie, Wis. and has also announced plans to offer TDS Fiber services in the Wisconsin communities of McFarland, Oregon, Windsor, DeForest, and Cottage Grove in the coming year.

For more information about TDS, visit To see if TDS Fiber products are available in your area, visit or call 1-888-225-5837. 

Media Contact: DeAnne Boegli | National Public Relations Manager | TDS Telecom | 608-664-4428 |  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 1,000 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly 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

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,900 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,100 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

Updated February 2019

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