Entry-level service provides an always-on connection, which is suitable for basic online activities like email and Web surfing.

Good for:

  • A single user/Internet-connected device
  • Sending/receiving email
  • General web surfing
  • Online searching

How fast is Lite?

Download (56Kbps to 1Mbps)
At 1Mbps:
Website Home Page (240KB) 2 sec.
4-Minute Song (4MB) 32 sec.
E-book (50MB) 6 min., 40 sec.

Please note: file size and download times are for illustration purposes only. Actual file size and download times may vary.


Upload (up to 512Kbps)       
At 512kbps:
Audio File (10MB) 2 min., 40 sec.
50 Photos (100MB total)
26 min., 40 sec.
Video on YouTube (500MB) 2+ hours


High-Speed Internet: Availability varies and speeds shown may not be available at all service addresses. Certain speeds are only offered in areas served by TDS Fiber. Actual speeds experienced by customers vary and are not guaranteed. Speed ranges shown are expressed as "up to" to represent network capabilities between customer location and the TDS network. Speeds vary due to factors, including but not limited to: distance from switching locations, network equipment, delivery technology, and external/internal network conditions. Discounted rate applies when purchased with a Star Phone Bundle. Prime Internet requires security line that can be used for 911 calls, and is subject to applicable charges and regulatory fees, whether or not the line is used. A one-time handling fee may apply. Additional equipment may be required and charges may apply. A $15 service charge will apply to existing customers who switch plans without increasing speed or adding qualifying service. A one-time installation fee of $49.95 may apply. Installation fee waiver available to qualifying customers.

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