About Missy Kellor

Missy works on the Corporate Communications team and reports stories to TDS employees and customers. This is right up her alley because she’s an extrovert and also a big fan of research (really, she’ll look up just about anything that strikes her interest). Missy is a native of Madison, Wis. with an undergraduate in Anthropology and a master’s degree in Life Sciences Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interest in the Internet as a mass media shaped her work towards a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communications. She’s also worked as an editorial assistant, copywriter, and production artist. In her off hours, Missy is a crafter, Pinterest addict, reader, wife, and mom of two kids. You can find Missy on G+ and on Twitter.
Author Archive | Missy Kellor
Olympic channel logo_sq

The horror is ending, the Olympic Channel is starting

You’ve had Chiller, a channel devoted to horror and thriller TV shows and movies for a while. Based on the viewership, however, it seems most of you aren’t big fans. We decided it was time to find something better for everyone. Find out more about you newest channel—the Olympic channel!
Read full story
solar eclipse_square

Stream the Great American Eclipse!

All TDS customers are invited to live stream the eclipse (no authentication or TV subscription required) thanks to The Weather Channel. This means you won’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, even if you’re far from the path of totality or if the weather by you is cloudy.
Read full story
computer scam

Warning: New tech support scams hits PCs AND Apple devices

The most successful scams prey on your fears and weaknesses. And, unless you’re a total tech guru (and even if you are), you’re probably afraid of having your online account information stolen or your computer not working. The newest online cons bank on that worry—literally.
Read full story
Big 10 Network_sq

Big 10 Network is here, there—everywhere!

If Big 10 Network is already part of your channel lineup (we’re looking at you Wisconsin, Indiana, and Minnesota customers), nothing is changing. BUT, if you live in New Hampshire, Tennessee and Georgia, now you can get Big 10 Network too!
Read full story
Buried_Fiber_Flag_sm

Sun Prairie customers: construction is starting soon

We’ve got great news! TDS contractors will be visiting your neighborhood soon to begin (and complete!) fiber network construction. Here’s what you can expect—and what you need to do—to get ready
Read full story
shutterstock_516803317_scam_cropped

The surprising way you might connect with scammers

Even if you’re a guard dog about your online social media privacy, there’s one place you might have overlooked. It’s a site where you tend to accept new connections from people you don’t know, where you share a lot of information about yourself and your personal history, and anyone on the site can see your entire profile. Did you figure it out?
Read full story
how much speed do you need

How much TDS Fiber speed do you need?

It’s a question for the ages—what internet speed do you need? Just like Goldilocks, you’re looking for the one that fits juussssssstttt right. To get you thinking and help you find the right one for you, we created a quick four-question quiz.
Read full story
Square_TDS Fiber

Good news: Sun Prairie fiber neighborhoods launching sooner than expected

The install dates for TDS Fiber in many Sun Prairie, Wis. neighborhoods are moving up! And when we say “moving up,” we mean it. You’ll be able to enjoy TDS Fiber weeks—and in some cases months—earlier than we originally expected. However, this means you need to do two things before it's too late.
Read full story
game of thrones_sq

Winter is coming—and so is the end of the HBO/Cinemax half-price sale!

In all seriousness, it's probably the best time EVER to sign up for HBO or Cinemax. Both are half price (but only until the end of the month!) and, if you call now, you still have time to binge watch Game of Thrones before the new season begins!
Read full story
shutterstock_640583200

You’ll wanna cry at the rise in ransomware

Last month’s WannaCry ransomware attack took the world by storm, making lots (and lots and lots) of people want to cry. While that particular attack has now come and gone, ransomware as type of malicious software isn’t going anywhere. Fortunately, there are four simple and consistent things you can do to be less vulnerable to ransomware.
Read full story