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TDS brings 600Mbps high-speed internet service to Mesquite, St. George

High speed broadband is in high demand across the nation. Recent investments by local cable and internet provider TDS, now puts Mesquite and St. George with some of the fastest broadband speeds available.

The average household in the U.S. now has more than seven devices connected to the internet at any given time, with six percent of households having more than 15 active devices, according to a report from CED magazine.

TDS Ultra 600 provides customers up to 600 Megabits per second (Mbps) download and up to 20 Mbps upload speed to download movies, television shows, music and video games in seconds compared to minutes. The improved speeds are being delivered via DOCSIS 3.0 technology over HFC (Hybrid Fiber Coax) and RFoG (Radio Frequency over Glass) plants.

“TDS’ fast and superior internet is ideal for households with multiple-connected devices,” said Julie Maiers, vice president of Marketing and Product Development at TDS. “Users can game, stream, and upload concurrently, without slowdown.  It provides plenty of bandwidth to meet everyone’s needs.”

Live video is the fastest growing segment of the internet. Thanks to higher-quality video and the growth in live sport broadcasts, bandwidth needs continue to grow.

“Ultra 600 is great for streaming multiple HD movies in a flash,” said Maiers. “With the growth of video conferencing, Skype and Facetime, Ultra 600 will provide improved video quality and will be a real timesaver our customers.”

The new product launch is the result of recent TDS network improvements in St. George and Mesquite, which not only allow for faster speeds, but also improved network performance for all internet customers.

“TDS will continue to make investments in our network to ensure superior and fast internet for our customers today and in the future,” said Maiers.

Customers can learn more about Ultra 600 and pricing at HelloTDS.com/600 or by calling 1-855-696-8368.

Business Customers
This product is also available for business customers. “Business 600, with 30 Mbps upload, enables faster connections, which means improved workplace efficiency,” said Maiers.  “It also supports higher-quality video for improved video-conferencing experiences.”

Businesses can learn more at HelloTDS.com/business/internet or by calling 1-844-483-7249.

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Cheryl McCollum | Associate Manager – Public Relations | TDS | 608-664-2388 | cheryl.mcccollum@tdstelecom.com

 

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) is the seventh largest local exchange telephone company in the U.S. with 1.2 million connections to high-speed internet, phone, and TV entertainment services in nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities. TDS, a growing force in the cable industry, operates BendBroadband, which is part of TDS Broadband Service LLC. For residential customers, TDS deploys up to 1Gig internet access, IPTV service (TDS TV), cable TV options, and traditional wireline services. For businesses, TDS offers advanced communications solutions, including: VoIP (managedIP Hosted voice), high-speed internet, fiber optics, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit tdstelecom.com or tdsbusiness.com.

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs more than 2,800 people and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. In 2018, TDS was recognized in Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. The TDS family of companies, which includes TDS Telecom, is listed at 190 out of 250 top employers in the U.S.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to more than six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. employs more than 9,900 people. Visit tdsinc.com.

 



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