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Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a diversified telecommunications service company, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services. The company’s wireless services include postpaid national plans; data and business rate plans; prepaid service plans; smartphone messaging, data, and Internet services; new services comprising family protector and an international dialing plan; multimedia services, including digital radio, Mobile TV, and gaming; and data services that enables customers to access news, weather, sports information, games, ring tones, and other services. It also offers wireless devices, including handsets, modems, mobile hotspots, home phone, and tablets; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, memory cards, and other products. In addition, the company provides voice services, such as local and long-distance telephone service, voice over Internet protocol, voice mail, caller ID, and call forwarding services; broadband services, which include digital subscriber lines and other high-speed Internet data services; network access services; and Internet protocol television and satellite video 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, 2013, the company served approximately 4.8 million wireless customers and 1.1 million wireline connections. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. sells its products through retail sales and service centers, 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.

10,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1968

telephone and data systems (TDS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Director, Chief Executive Officer of TDS Tele...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Senior Vice President and Corporate Controlle...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.8K
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 Mulls Acquisition

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS) is seeking acquisition. Jane Mccahon, Vice President of corporate relations for TDS, in a Citi Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference, said,” We've also had completed the acquisition of Bend Broadband this year and have pretty much finished the integration of that. And we will look to continue to find suitable acquisitions and it's about the same size. We think ideally we would like to have one of those per year going forward if we can find the right price. And again that's what they help us to is really leverage the telecom infrastructure and execute that meaningful synergies as we seek to integrate both of those acquisitions.”

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Presents at Citi 25th Annual Global Internet, Media and Telecom Conference 2015, Jan-06-2015 02:45 PM

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Presents at Citi 25th Annual Global Internet, Media and Telecom Conference 2015, Jan-06-2015 02:45 PM. Venue: The Bellagio, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States. Speakers: Jane W. McCahon, Vice President of Corporate Relations and Corporate Secretary, Kenneth R. Meyers, CEO of USM, LeRoy T. Carlson, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Chairman of Pricing Committee, Member of Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee, Chairman of U S Cellular and Chairman of TDS Telecom.

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter of 2014 Dividend Payable Dec. 30, 2014

The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems Inc. has declared a fourth quarter 2014 dividend of $0.134 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on Dec. 30, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 15, 2014.


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