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Why everyone should celebrate International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! There are probably many people who might think that International Women's Day is only for women. Those people would be wrong. TDS’ own Women in Technology (WIT) employee resource group is encouraging everyone (yes, everyone!) to participate in International Women's Day activities.
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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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Hurricane winds collapse TDS communications tower in Maine

A communications tower on the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabasset Valley, Maine was severely damaged by hurricane strength winds yesterday afternoon. The tower is owned by Somerset Telephone Company d/b/a TDS Telecom (TDS®) and hosts several cellular phone carriers, as well as other third party communication services. 
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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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Agreement reached with Nexstar

Great news! TDS has reached a new multi-year agreement with Nexstar Media Group to bring their channels back to our lineup. Learn how to safely restart your set-top boxes to start watching.
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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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Nexstar impacted customers: Update and ABC & CW viewing ideas

 We want to make sure you know alternative ways for catching any shows you might miss on either ABC or CW while the channels are dark (which we hope is only temporary!). We also wanted to give you a quick update on where things stand.
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TDS CEO speaks about continuing negotiations with Nexstar

Jim Butman, TDS’ President and CEO speaks directly to customers about the dispute with Nexstar Media Group. Jim thanks customers for their support as TDS continues negotiations with Nexstar.
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Award-winning dramas, spooky favorites arrive on TDS TV on Demand

From hard-hitting dramas to kid-friendly thrill rides, this month’s TDS TV movies on demand are by no means lacking. Let’s take a look at the best movies coming to you this January.
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Nexstar Channel Negotiation Update

As you most likely know, TDS® is taking a stand against Nexstar Media Group. We apologize that you’re in the middle of our contract dispute. We know it’s an inconvenience for you so thanks for hanging in there. Although there’s a lot of frustration out there (and rightly so!), there’s also a lot of support for what we’re doing.
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