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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
Chief Executive Officer of TDS Telecom and Pr...
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 and Data Systems, Inc. Declares Second Quarter 2014 Dividend, Payable on June 30, 2014

The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems Inc. has declared a second quarter 2014 dividend of $0.134 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on June 30, 2014, to shareholders of record as of June 13, 2014.

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Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, total revenue was $1,195.962 million against $1,308.573 million a year ago. Operating income was $20.685 million against $7.154 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $11.266 million against $4.015 million a year ago. Net income available to common shareholders was $18.242 million or $0.16 per diluted share against $1.407 million or $0.01 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were $104.937 million against $246.352 million a year ago. Cash used for additions to property, plant and equipment was $150.890 million against $176.318 million a year ago. Cash paid for acquisitions and licenses was $8.254 million against $14.150 million a year ago. Negative free cash flow was $45.953 million against free cash flow of $70.034 million a year ago. For the full-year 2014, the company expects operating revenues to be in the range of $1.05 billion to $1.1 billion. The company expects adjusted income before income taxes to be in the range of $250 million to $280 million.


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