TDS - Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.

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Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 4000
Chicago, IL 60602
United States

IndustryWireless Communications
Full Time Employees9,900

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr.Pres, CEO & Director2.61MN/A1947
Mr. Douglas D. ShumaSr. VP of Fin., Chief Accounting Officer & Principal Financial Officer783.54k399.52k1961
Mr. Scott H. WilliamsonSr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel.1.14MN/A1951
Mr. David A. WittwerNon-Independent Director1.28M1.36M1961
Mr. Joseph R. HanleySr. VP of Technology, Services and StrategyN/AN/A1967
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


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; and business rate plans. It also offers wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and including accessories, including wireless basics, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as an assortment of consumer electronics comprising headphones, speakers, wearables, and home automation 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, voice over Internet protocol, find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; and network access services. Further, it offers a range of information technology (IT) services, including colocation, cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, and enterprise resource planning application management services; sells IT hardware, as well as provides related maintenance and professional services; and engages in planning, engineering, procurement, sale, installation, and management of IT-infrastructure solutions. Additionally, the company operates retail stores and kiosks. The company serves approximately 5.1 million wireless customers and 1.2 million wireline and cable customers. 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.

Corporate Governance

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.