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.
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New virtual visit tool

We just launched an important new safety tool to help provide remote, real-time customer support. Starting this week, TDS technicians can perform installations and help troubleshoot service-related issues without ever having to make an in-home or in-business visit.
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TDS supports Boys & Girls Club of Portage County

With so much bad news out there, we’re delighted to share something good. Since September of 2019, TDS has donated more than $5,000 in support or in-kind sponsorship to the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County. Learn more about our sponsorship and how you can get involved in helping this vital organization.
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Employees give back during pandemic

TDS is filled with great people. At times of crisis, this becomes even more apparent than it is on an average day (which is saying something!). Despite social distancing, TDS employees are finding ways to give back in a variety of ways. Read a few stories for yourself and know there are plenty more where these came from!
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Don’t overshare on social media

It seems very counterintuitive to suggest you shouldn’t share on social media—after all, that’s why it even exists. But in some cases, sharing too much can increase your risk of being hacked or having your identity stolen. This is definitely the case with two popular Facebook trends.
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Netflix offers new parental control tools         

With all of us spending more time at home, it’s entirely likely your kids may be watching more TV than they typically do. If you’re busy working—and heck, even if you’re not—the challenge can be making sure your kiddos aren’t watching things you’d prefer they didn’t. Netflix has just rolled out new, way better control options for parents. Find out what you can do.
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HBO & Cinemax FREE preview weekend

We’re all at home so it’s the perfect time to check out those HBO or Cinemax shows and movies that you’ve been waiting to see on TDS TV. Why? Because it's a FREE HBO and CINEMAX PREVIEW WEEKEND (woohoo!). It all starts this Friday, April 17 at 6 a.m. and it ends on Monday, April 20 at 6 a.m.
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Stay home and watch great movies on TDS TV Video On Demand

With all of us spending time at home, there’s never been a better time to watch some great new movies! Kick back and take a peek at everything you and your family can enjoy right from your couch.
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Immunize yourself against coronavirus scams

UPDATED! The best way to avoid a scam is to know the red flags. This means it’s never too soon to get immunized against the current strain of malicious tricks. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Word Health Organization (WHO), the Better Business Bureau (and more) are spreading the word.
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Next level movies arrive On Demand

Oscar winners, blockbusters, dramas, family movies—it’s all coming right to your living room with TDS TV On Demand in March. So, don’t worry about those spring showers (or snowstorms, as the case may be). Stay inside, curl up on the couch, and watch (or re-watch) these great options.
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NCPW: A great excuse to refresh your memory and learn new things

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is coming from March 1-7. It's a great time to refresh your memory on the best ways to avoid scams, identity theft, and get informed about consumer protection issues. Find out some easy ways to get quick tips.
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