TDS Telecom Availability Map

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TDS Telecom offers internet service across 27 states, with the greatest coverage in Alabama, Arizona, and California. DSL internet from TDS is available to an estimated 2.0 million people, making it the eighth-largest residential DSL provider in the U.S. by coverage area.

In addition to DSL broadband, TDS also offers fiber, cable, and copper internet service. Its fiber internet service is available to approximately 748,000 people, making it the 19th-largest provider of fiber broadband in the U.S. by coverage area. TDS cable service is available to approximately 604,000 people, making it the 18th-largest provider of cable broadband in the U.S. by coverage area. Its copper service is available to businesses in 38 ZIP codes.

TDS Plans and Pricing

Best Features: Things to Consider:
  • Wide variety of plans
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Broad availability
  • Bundles available
  • Plan prices vary by service area
  • Data caps on some plans

TDS fiber internet offers a great value at a starting price of $29.95 per month. However, it is not widely available across the country. If it’s not offered in your area, you may have an option of TDS cable or DSL internet service, starting at $39.95 per month and $24.95 per month, respectively. TDS cable internet offers download speeds up to 1 Gbps, while TDS DSL caps out at 100 Mbps.

The best deals that TDS Telecom offers are tied to their bundles. Whether you bundle internet and TV or internet, TV, and phone, TDS offers up to $20 off per month on your first year of service, a free TDS modem, Wi-Fi plus, and free installation.

Plan Name Download Speeds Starting Price Data Cap
TDS Fiber Up to 1 Gbps $35.00 per month No
TDS Cable Up to 1 Gbps $39.95 per month No
TDS DSL Up to 100 Mbps $24.95 per month 250 GB

Keep in mind that if you sign up for TDS outside of a promotional period, you may have to pay installation and equipment fees. Professional installation for internet customers costs $49.95 but may be higher if your home needs a new outlet or additional wiring. TDS TV customers can expect to see a $6-per-month charge for a TDS TV plus receiver. If you have a TDS DSL plan, you could pay up to $60 in data overage fees in a given month. However, TDS fiber and DSL plans feature unlimited data.

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TDS Telecom’s top plans have download speeds ranging from 300 Mbps to 1 Gbps. In terms of technology, TDS runs the gamut. TDS uses each type of primary wired connection (DSL, copper, cable, and fiber) to deliver internet, cable TV, and home phone service. Our users see average download speeds around 330 Mbps, with higher averages in cities like Madison, Wisconsin, and Knoxville, Tennessee.

Frequently Asked Questions about TDS Telecom

  • What is TDS’s customer service reputation?

    Despite its wide reach, TDS Telecom is often left out of major satisfaction rating reports like the American Consumer Satisfaction Index and J.D. Power’s U.S. Residential Internet Service Provider Satisfaction Study. Overall, TDS is well received by customers everywhere, though some subscribers do complain that they’re not getting the full advertised internet speed for their particular plan (which is not uncommon).

  • Does TDS have data caps?

    TDS cable and fiber internet plans come with unlimited data. TDS DSL plans have a 250 GB data cap.

  • Does TDS offer fiber internet in my area?

    TDS is actively growing its fiber internet presence across its service area. You can type in your location in the search by ZIP code bar at the top of this page to see what TDS offers in your area.

  • Do TDS plans include whole-home Wi-Fi?

    TDS plans include standard Wi-Fi when you lease their wireless modem for $10 per month. If you’d like to add whole-home Wi-Fi, you’ll pay $12.95 per month instead of $10 for the appropriate equipment. You can purchase additional mesh Wi-Fi beacons for $5 per month.

  • Can I bundle TV or phone service with my TDS internet plan?

    Yes. TDS offers the option of bundling both TV and phone service with any internet plan. TDS TV service features live channels and on-demand content powered by TiVo.

  • Does TDS offer wireless plans?

    No, TDS does not offer mobile phone plans. They offer internet, TV, home phone, and internet security plans.