Erik Brown

In the spotlight: Erik Brown

Being good citizens in our communities is an important Shared Value for TDS. Employees are encouraged to offer their support/time—but Erik Brown has taken it almost to another level. He has donated a week of his vacation time every year for 25 years to help run the Badger Boys State program. Find out what makes this program so special it keeps Erik coming back for more.
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Oscar winners and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” highlight new Movies On Demand

The Oscars are in and we have 10 of this year's best (including the best) available for you via Movies On Demand. If you're looking for great drama and action, you have a lot of options at your fingertips.
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Friday tech news roundup

Download the Apple iOS/OS X security patch ASAP if you haven't already, and taking that next selfie with your BFF might just get you lice. Also, turn any Internet-connected camera into a cloud-based monitoring system, learn how to understand data with a free Google course, and check out the latest Galaxy Gear smartwatches and fitness monitor. And, if you've ever missed a bonus scene after the credits roll, you'll never have to again thanks to a new free app!
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Frozen poster

Previewing the Oscars!

TDS two movie buffs, Troy and Kris, share their take on the Oscars. They tell you who got robbed in the past, who they think should have won, and make their predictions for this year's show. Do you agree with their picks? Find out...
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Buzzfeed binder

Disguising your wireless router

Sure, we all love technology, but even devices that bring you wireless Internet need to plug in somewhere and they're not exactly a pretty accent piece for your décor. I’ve gathered a few great projects found on the interwebs and Pinterest for helping your router look a tad more tidy—and possibly even stylish!
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Friday tech news roundup

This week: Facebook makes a giant purchase of WhatsApp, be sure to change your Kickstarter password before you take a peek at a new gadget that will make sure you never drive away and forget things again. Also, Candy Crush is going public and will be having an IPO, there are 7 Gmail features you might not know existed, and take a peek at a really cool Indigogo project that'll have your fingers doing the talking—almost literally. And, just for fun, check out some of the best and most interesting Toy Fair products.
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Channel request form

Don’t see it? Add it!

Did you know that TDS TV customers can request channels they'd like to see added to the channel lineup? Sure, it can't always happen, but you at least get a vote (and TDS really does take customer feedback into consideration). Find out how to put in your two cents.
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In Dec. 2013, Vicki Villacrez presented a check to Second 
Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin on behalf of the 
employees at TDS.

Helping Second Harvest make a difference

Hunger is a far-reaching problem and one that TDS Telecom CFO/vice president of Finance Vicki Villacrez is determined to help solve. Read how Vicki hopes to use her business expertise to help Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin accomplish its mission of ending hunger in the areas the agency serves.
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Seen On Pinterest: It’s Time To Get Fit

When we looked back through our more recent Seen on Pinterest columns, we realized something. Pinterest is an inspiring tool… more...
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Nicole at the World Championships

Olympic memories

For many the chance to represent their country at the Olympic games is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! But there’s more to the Olympics than just competing, right? Nicole Joraanstad, member of the 2010 U.S. women’s curling team in Vancouver and TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) employee, tells you about what life is like in the Olympic village, what the athletes do with their downtime, and all about some of the famous people she got to meet.
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