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TDS 50 for 50

TDS employees select charities for donations in the company’s golden year

To celebrate 50 years of service, Telephone and Data Systems, TDS’ parent company, is supporting communities across the U.S. through its 50 for 50 Golden Year of giving initiative. The company is donating a total of $50,000 to 22 charities! Several organizations nominated by TDS employees have already received donations.
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FCC: Get a one-ring call? Don’t call back

When you receive a phone call from a number you don’t know, and the call stops after just one ring, don’t call back.The Federal Communications Commission is noting that this scam is “ back with a vengeance.” Find out what you need to know.
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TDS and Earth Day: A half century in the making

Fun fact: TDS and Earth Day are almost the same age. Just as customers' appetite for new technology has grown, so has the need for environmental consciousness and stewardship. In honor of this year's Earth Day theme, we're sharing tips on how you can help endangered species today, and every day.
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What does your favorite Game of Thrones character say about you?

We’ve all taken personality tests. You probably know your Myers-Briggs type, your DISC assessment, and even your Hogwarts house (Hufflepuff forever!), but do you know what your favorite Game of Thrones character says about you? Before we close the door on the final season of the HBO hit, let’s revisit some of Westeros’ remaining power players and see you can apply their hard-earned lessons to your own life.
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Watch out for travel scams

March can be a busy travel month with most students having a week off of school for spring break and most people ready to escape the winter weather. Because of the increased volume in travel, many websites will have deals and promotions. While you may be eager to book that cheap hotel room or flight, don’t be fooled by scammers.
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Snow craziness doesn’t stop TDS techs

While schools and offices close, flights cancel, and states of emergency get declared due to weather, TDS field service technicians (FSTs) keep working. Despite frigid temperatures and multiple feet of snow, our field service technicians are out providing our customers with quality service every day. Even when their own homes are impacted by severe weather, our FST’s prioritize their work for TDS.
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Celebrating Black History Month: famous inventors

Since 1976, Black History Month has been designated to remember the contributions of people of the African Diaspora. Today, we'll take a look at the contributions of a few African American inventors that paved the way for telecommunications and broadband technology.
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The best commercials from the big game

This year, a 30 second ad during the Super Bowl LIII cost advertisers $5.25 million—and in many cases the ads are more talked about than the game! In case you missed them, or just want to see them again, here are some of the most memorable ads of the 2019 Super Bowl.
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Data Privacy Day

In 2018, there were multiple headlines about data mining and privacy breaches. If you were lucky, you weren’t impacted—this time.… more...
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5 Podcasts to start the new year off right

January 1st brings a feeling of excitement for many people—after all, “new year, new you” right? The beginning of a new year is a great time set new goals and work towards building a better life, but self-improvement doesn’t stop there. You have to keep putting in effort and working towards those goals if you really want to see a “new you” come December 31st.
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