TDS Telecommunications Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS, TDS.S] Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless, local and long-distance telephone and broadband services to nearly 7.2 million customers in 36 states through TDS Telecommunications Corp. and U.S. Cellular® [NYSE: USM], its 83-percent owned wireless subsidiary. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems employed 12,300 employees as of Sept. 30, 2010. Visit www.teldta.com(link is external) for more information. Editor’s Note: TDS plans to continue expanding availability of its managedIP service to more markets in the coming year. ManagedIP is currently available in parts of Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. For more information, to view customer comments, or to schedule a free demonstration, call 1-866-9-TDSBIZ (1-866-983-7249) or visit www.tdsbusiness.com(link is external). Known as managedIP, this hosted Internet Protocol (IP) communications solution integrates voice and data as a single communications solution. Unlike many voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services, TDS managedIP never uses the public Internet. The TDS solution is delivered over a private, secure, and dedicated network ‘hosted’ at a secure TDS facility, according to Marc Violette, market manager for TDS. Understanding the struggles facing many businesses, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) is introducing a new communications solution in Northfield and Ludlow, Vermont. -###- The recent installation of the TDS 10-Gigabit transport network makes it possible for the company to expand its IP communications solution. In addition to Vermont, TDS is introducing managedIP in four other states this month. Source: TDS. MADISON, Wis. (Nov. 10, 2010). TDS Telecommunications Corp. markets communication services to business and residential customers in 30 states through its brands TDS Telecom® and TDS Metrocom®. With 1.1 million access line equivalents in service, TDS Telecommunications Corp. connects customers to phone, broadband, and digital television service in hundreds of rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities. TDS Telecommunications Corp. is the eighth-largest wire line company in the nation; employing approximately 2,500 people. The company is headquartered in Madison, Wis. Visit www.tdstelecom.com(link is external) and www.tdsbusiness.com(link is external) for more information. ‘Plus, it comes without the upfront costs or capital expenses of traditional phone systems,’ says Violette. ‘I’m proud we are able to bring this product to Vermont, especially in this economy when many businesses are waiting for glimpses of economic recovery to become sustained forward momentum. There’s no reason to wait to upgrade your communications system any longer.’ Already available to customers in parts of the northeast, TDS managedIP provides business with improved productivity and greater efficiencies.