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Last $24.97 USD
Change Today -0.26 / -1.03%
Volume 424.8K
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Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The company offers cellular services, such as postpaid national plans and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and shared data plans that include unlimited voice minutes and text messaging; business rate plans. It also offers wireless devices comprising handsets, modems, mobile hotspots, home phone, and tablets; and accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, memory cards, and other products. In addition, the company provides wireline and cable broadband services, such as fiber-based and digital, and other data services; Internet protocol television and satellite video services; voice services comprising local and long-distance telephone service, voice over Internet protocol, voice mail, caller ID, and call forwarding services; and network access services. Further, it offers cloud computing, colocation, hosted application management, and hosted and managed services; and planning, engineering, procurement, sales, installation, and management of information technology infrastructure hardware solutions, as well as printing and distribution services. As of December 31, 2014, the company served approximately 4.8 million wireless customers and 1.2 million wireline connections. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. sells its products through retail sales direct sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through Website and telesales. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

10,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1968

telephone and data systems (TDS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice Pre...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.8K
Director, Chief Executive Officer of TDS Tele...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $649.9K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Developmen...
Total Annual Compensation: $810.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

telephone and data systems (TDS) Key Developments

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividend, Payable on March 31, 2015

The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems Inc. has declared a first quarter 2015 dividend of $0.141 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on March 31, 2015, to shareholders of record as of March 16, 2015.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Telephone and Data Systems Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating loss of $36,044,000 against $20,937,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $32,869,000 against $11,524,000 a year ago. The company reported total operating revenues of $1,297.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, versus $1,183.5 million for the comparable period one year ago. Net loss attributable to TDS shareholders and related diluted loss per share were $16.6 million and $0.15 respectively, for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to $6.1 million and $0.06, respectively, in the comparable period one year ago. Adjusted negative free cash flow was $328,092,000 against $186,288,000 a year ago. For the year, the company reported operating revenues of $5,009,438,000 against $4,901,236,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $189,864,000 against income of $235,359,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $152,224,000 against income of $292,864,000 a year ago. Net loss available to common shareholders was $136,355,000 against income of $141,927,000 a year ago. Diluted loss per share attributable to the company was $1.26 against diluted EPS of $1.29 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were $394,812,000 against $494,610,000 a year ago. Cash used for additions to property, plant and equipment was $799,496,000 against $883,797,000 a year ago. Adjusted negative free cash flow was $333,587,000 against $378,627,000 a year ago. For the year 2015, the company expects total operating revenues in the range of $5,145-$5,395 million, operating cash flow in the range of $635-$765 million, adjusted EBITDA in the range of $820-$950 million, capital expenditure of $830 million, income (loss) before income taxes of ($25)-$105 million and EBITDA of $910-$1,040 million.

Telephone & Data Systems Seeks Acquisitions

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS) is seeking acquisitions. Dave Wittwer, Chief Executive Officer of TDS Telecom, said "We will continue to pursue cable acquisitions that meet our criteria of having favorable competitive environments, attractive market demographics and the ability to grow broadband penetration."


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