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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TDS golf outing raises $54,000 for charity

Since the TDS Open became a charity event, it has been a model example of the company’s long-held commitment to the community. Over the past nine years, the event has raised almost $350,000 to support various local charities. Find out which charity was featured this year.
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Oh, snap! The biggest blockbuster ever is coming to TDS TV On Demand

If there weren’t other great movies arriving on TDS TV on Demand, it would be tempting to only talk about the elephant-sized blockbuster in the room, Avengers: Endgame—but there are plenty more awesome things to watch this month! Find out what you should watch.
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Put the brakes on car scams

You can buy practically anything online (seriously, what CAN’T you buy online?), but when purchasing a big-ticket item like a used car, you need to be extra careful. The FTC is reporting that scammers are taking customers for a ride by “selling” vehicles they don’t have or don’t own.
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Government impostor scams are on the rise

Odds are good you’ve gotten the calls that seem to be from the Social Security Administration—or the IRS, or Medicare, or any number of other official agencies. Except, as soon as the caller threatens you or demands that you pay them with a gift card or by wiring money, you should know it’s a scam.Last year, in fact, the FTC warned us all about the rise in government scams. Now they have new data—and a new way to see the data—to prove it.
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Shazam! New movies hit TDS TV On Demand

It’s hot outside, so cool your heels on your couch by pulling up a great movie. TDS TV On Demand has a wide range of options from comedy and horror, to super hero and family flicks. Check out what you (and your kids) should watch.
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How to turn on parental controls for your kids’ favorite online services

Most parents don’t want their small kids accidentally wandering into the deep end of the internet without supervision. Since you can’t monitor your kids every minute, online platforms and services offer a variety of parental controls. These can help keep your kids within the online content areas you’re comfortable with. We’ve rounded up quick links and, in some cases directions, to the parental controls for all of the major streaming services and the most-popular gaming platforms.
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What is the dark web?

You’ve likely heard the term “dark web” in the headlines and news stories, but very few of us really know what it means. It certainly sounds scary and foreboding, but what is this place? Where is it? What can you do there? How do you get there—and should you go? Here are the answers so you can understand:
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Who is TDS?

Maybe you’ve seen our trucks, spotted our ads, or read about us in your local paper—but those don’t really tell you who we are. Please, allow us to introduce ourselves. Hi, we’re TDS. We are a 50-year-old, family-run, communications company. Learn more about our history which says a lot about who we are today.
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Marvelous movies arrive on TDS TV On Demand

School is out and summer is here! Now’s the perfect time to relax and enjoy some hot movies—including some giant blockbusters you’ll want to watch (or see again!). Check out what you can enjoy at home this month:
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Fiber service coming to Vesper, Auburndale, and Junction City, Wis.

We're expanding our fiber network and bringing high-speed internet service to parts of Vesper, Auburndale, and Junction City. Residents and businesses impacted by the project will gain access to up to 1 gigabit (1Gig) internet speeds. Service is expected to be available in the fall. Get the scoop!
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