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    Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (TDS)

    28.70 Up 0.19(0.67%) May 27, 4:02PM EDT
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    Telephone & Data Systems Inc.
    30 North LaSalle Street
    Suite 4000
    Chicago, IL 60602
    United States - Map
    Phone: 312-630-1900
    Website: http://www.tdsinc.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Wireless Communications
    Full Time Employees:10,400

    Business Summary 

    Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The company offers cellular services, such as postpaid national plans and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; shared data plans that include unlimited voice minutes and text messaging; and business rate plans. It also offers wireless devices comprising handsets, modems, mobile hotspots, home phone, and tablets; and accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, memory cards, and other products. In addition, the company provides wireline and cable broadband services; digital television (TV) and digital satellite TV video services; voice services comprising local and long-distance telephone service, voice over Internet protocol, voice mail, caller ID, and call forwarding services; and network access services. Further, it offers information technology (IT) services, including colocation, cloud computing, hosted and managed services, and hosted application management services; and planning, engineering, procurement, sales, installation, and management of IT infrastructure hardware solutions, as well as professional services. As of December 31, 2015, the company served 4.9 million wireless customers and 1.2 million wireline and cable connections. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. sells its products through retail sales, 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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Telephone & Data Systems Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr., 69
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director, Chairman of Pricing Committee, Chairman of Technology Advisory Group Committee, Member of Corp. Governance & Nominating Committee, Chairman of TDS Telecom and Chairman of U.S. Cellular
    Mr. Douglas D. Shuma , 55
    Chief Accounting Officer and Sr. VP of Fin.
    Mr. Scott H. Williamson , 65
    Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel.
    Mr. David A. Wittwer , 55
    Director, Chief Exec. Officer of TDS Telecom and Pres of TDS Telecom
    Mr. Joseph R. Hanley , 49
    Sr. VP of Technology, Services and Strategy
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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