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
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Tech savvy teens get a boost from TDS

When TDS was presented with an opportunity to help the next generation build their technology skills, the company went all-in. TDS is a proud sponsor of Maydm, a Madison, Wisconsin-based group dedicated to providing girls and youth of color with skill-based training for the tech sector.
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TDS Fiber: how we’re building in your neighborhood

We're bringing fiber-optic connections and TDS TV to new communities! If your neighborhood is on the list, you might have gotten a TDS Fiber door hanger or seen (and heard) some Ditch Witch trucks in your neighborhood. But how DO we install that fiber? Let us demystify the process.
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FTC alert: social security numbers can’t be suspended

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of a new variation on government imposter scam—this time claiming your Social Security Number has been suspended. A caller claims to be protecting you from a scam, all the while actually trying to lure you into one.
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Mission Impossible, Venom, and more coming to TDS TV

You don’t have to wait to open this present—the gift of great movies is already right at your fingertips! In December you’ll find some awesome options on TDS TV on Demand. Start with the latest Mission Impossible, and follow up with The Nun, Smallfoot, plus the latest comic book-inspired hit, Venom. All of this plus a few more surprises are waiting for you on your TV.
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Two-factor authentication con steals your log in info

With online holiday shopping in full swing, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers about the potential for more scam activity. The latest con technique is to impersonate the two-factor authentication many companies use to keep accounts more secure.
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Incredible movies arrive on TDS TV on Demand

You’ll be thankful for all the great movies on TDS TV On Demand this month. You’ll find options perfect for kids ages 2-102 (Thanksgiving viewing, anyone?), plus find an action blockbuster, a thriller, a box-office winning romance, the latest drama from a two-time Oscar nominee, and much more. Grab your remote and get watching!
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Volunteer of the Quarter

For Rachel Margis, volunteering is a way to learn more about and become more involved in the Madison community. Five organizations benefit from Rachel’s various volunteer activities. She lends a hand at the River Food Pantry, designs jewelry for Bella Soul to fund scholarships for students with chronic illnesses, develops the marketing strategy for WE International, and more.
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TDS donates mountain top in Vermont

At the peak of Paine Mountain, Vermont sits 48.9 acres of gorgeous forested land. At one point it belonged to the Northfield Telephone Company/TDS but as of a few weeks ago, the land became part of the Northfield Village Forest.
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Hallmark Christmas movie bingo 2018

Hallmark Christmas movies start this Friday, October 26—and the 36 (!!) new ones start on the 27th. With so many choices, we've updated last year’s popular Hallmark Christmas bingo and create fresh cards with details you'll see in the new 2018 flicks.
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Clone Facebook account warning a hoax…this time

The flurry of recent activity about friend requests is due to a hoax, but that doesn’t mean your account can’t get hacked. Find out what fake information has been circulating and what to do if your account actually has been compromised.
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