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Cell phone dialing

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® elects to receive $75.1 million annually from FCC’s Alternative Connect America Cost Model

TDS Telecommunications Corp.(TDS®) will receive approximately $75.1 million a year for the next 10 years from the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Alternative Connect America Cost Model. TDS will leverage the funds to expand and improve broadband service to nearly 160,000 homes in 25 states over that time frame.
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Lifeline phone assistance program being updated

If you use the Lifeline phone assistance program, watch your mail for the annual recertification process—there are some changes coming to nine states that TDS serves. Find out where the changes are happening and how to get more information.
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Scott Brooks and FCC Chairman Wheeler

TDS co-hosts FCC Chairman Wheeler, US Congressman Welch in Vt.

Scott Brooks, a state government affairs manager for Vt., N.H., Maine and N.Y. represented TDS last week at a roundtable… more...
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FCC Commissioners

TDS meets with the FCC to advocate for change

TDS representatives have been a loud voice in Washington, advocating for new ways to make it more feasible to deliver a better Internet experience to rural areas. One of these ways is called the "model based approach" to funding.
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Rural call completion: the problem and the progress

Whether you live in a rural or an urban area, you should know about a troubling phone problem: rural call… more...
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