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.
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Take a bite out of Shark Week

After three decades, hundreds of shows, and thousands of pointy teeth, Shark Week 2018 celebrates their milestone with all-new jaw-dropping shark stories. Tune in (maybe with a chum?) and catch shows featuring unexplored locations and gain extensive insight into the mysterious world of sharks.
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New tech support refund scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a new kind of tech support scam. Typically these kinds of cons involve a phony representative helping you “fix” a fake computer problem for a fee. Now scammers are trying a new approach by offering you a refund instead—but there’s a catch (of course).
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Christmas in July on Hallmark

Just like stores have Christmas in July sales, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are getting into the action. They're showing more than a hundred holiday movies in the middle of summer (buzzkill: Christmas is only 180 days away!).
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TDS employee volunteers at home and on the road

Alan Leopold is a TDS employee whose volunteer efforts go well beyond average—volunteering when he's close to home and when he's on the road. From North Freedom, Wis. to Knoxville, Tenn., to Bend, Oregon, Alan's having an impact.
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TDS Fiber is coming to four new communities

Did you hear the news? We’re bringing world-class fiber-optic services to your area—four communities many of us TDS employees already call home (Go Spartans! Go Panthers! Go Norskies! Go Silver Eagles!).
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Sportsman Channel launching in the Sports Tier!

From archery and big-game hunting, to everything about fishing and firearms, the Sportsman Channel is launching May 15 in the TDS TV Sports Tier on channel 644.
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Twitter bug exposes passwords

The social media platform revealed last week that a bug in the systems left all Twitter passwords exposed in an internal log. Beyond changing your password, Twitter has additional advice for you—tips that really apply in every data breach situation.
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Experience TDS Fiber at the new Tim O’Brien model home

Immerse yourself in TDS Fiber speed and TDS TV at Tim O’Brien’s brand new (and gorgeous) model home in their Providence neighborhood in Sun Prairie, Wis.
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FTC warns: new variation on tech support scams

In a tech support scam, you’re tricked into believing you must give remote access to your computer to solve a tech crisis of some sort. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning about a new variation on this scam that banks on their good name and real history.
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Consumer alert: latest data breaches at six big companies

It was not a great week for consumers or their personal and payment information. In a matter of days, SIX companies announced that data breaches could have exposed customer data from millions of customers. Given today’s digital world—even if you managed to avoid being impacted this week—it’s never a bad time to review some steps you can take after a breach:
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