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TMCNet:  TDS hosting managedIP demo for Parsons, Tenn. area businesses

[November 19, 2012]

TDS hosting managedIP demo for Parsons, Tenn. area businesses

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 19 November 2012 Release date- 15112012 - TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS) is offering free demonstrations of their Internet Protocol (IP) solution on December 4 and 5, 2012 in Parsons, Tenn.

Known as TDS managedIP Hosted, it integrates voice and data as a single communications solution.

The economy may still be tough, but TDS managedIP Hosted can help, without impacting your bottom-line (there's no up-front capital expense). Plus, businesses discover improved productivity and greater efficiencies.

'We've taken six separate systems and combined them into one system, TDS' managedIP Hosted solution,' says BJ Eaton, administrator for the Wayne County Sheriff's office. 'It's helping us achieve greater efficiency and financial savings. It also gives us the flexibility to set up our six agencies to each process incoming calls differently.' The Sheriff's office, along with the entire criminal justice system, switched to TDS managedIP Hosted in Dec. 2010. The agencies were moving into new space and needed a new phone system. 'After weighing our options, we chose TDS' solution. We have more lines. Plus, it fits our needs, includes the functions we need, and we have faster, more reliable Internet service,' Eaton says.

According to TDS, its managedIP its phone solution allows businesses to focus on their business while TDS manages, protects, and upgrades the communications system-at no additional cost.

In addition to switching to TDS managedIP Hosted, Peoples Bank added MPLS VPN, a network-based IP VPN and faster Internet speeds. 'Now, we have two separate phone systems for redundancy and a backup data connection,' says Susan Clark COO at Peoples Bank. 'Plus, we have faster speeds, something we really needed. We like the toolbar and being able to 4-digit dial between our two bank locations. Upgrading means we now have the capacity necessary to support both of our locations. This was a smart move for us and demonstrates our commitment to using new technology to deliver what our customers want and need.' Maybe it's time you check it out. TDS is offering free demonstrations: When: December 4 at 9 a.m. OR Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. (pick the day and time that works best) Where: TDS office, 264 East Main Street, Parsons Note: Receive $50 American Express gift card and have a chance to win an iPad2.

RSVP: 888-399-0775 or tdsvoip.com/parsonsdemo TDS managedIP Hosted offers businesses many real-time benefits, including: No upfront capital expense. Only pay for services needed. No need to worry about equipment becoming obsolete.

Advanced call routing features ensure customers never get a busy signal, employee productivity improves, and revenues increase because all calls get through the first time.

A single phone number for employees to give to clients, while still maintaining the ability to manage incoming calls. One phone number can be set to ring through to multiple phones (office, cell, and home) simultaneously.

User friendly administration that offers flexibility to quickly and easily adjust to staffing changes or when employees simply switch work stations; saves both time and money.

For more information or to learn what other businesses think of TDS managedIP Hosted, visit www.tdsvoip.com.

TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS) is the seventh largest telecom provider in the U.S. For more than 40 years, the company has been connecting people with high-speed Internet, phone, and TV entertainment services in hundreds of rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across 31 states. Today, TDS has more than 1.1 million equivalent access lines in service and 2,700 employees. Business customers select from the latest technologies, including: VoIP (managedIP) phone service, dedicated Internet, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit www.tdstelecom.com or www.tdsbusiness.com for more information.

TDS Telecommunications Corp. also manages the operations of VISI Incorporated, TEAM Technologies, OneNeck IT Services Corp., and Vital Support Systems through TDS Hosted & Managed Services, LLC. These companies employ more than 500 people, who specialize in engineering and management of IT infrastructure, including: hosted application management, managed hosting, enterprise cloud services, and Tier III data centers. Visit: www.visi.com, www.team-companies.com, www.oneneck.com, and www.vitalsupport.com for details.

TDS Telecommunications Corp. headquartered in Madison, Wis. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS]. A Fortune 500 company, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, local and long-distance telephone and broadband services to approximately 7 million customers in 36 states through TDS Telecommunications Corp. and U.S. Cellular [NYSE: USM], its majority owned wireless subsidiary. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems employed 12,300 people as of June 30, 2012. Visit www.teldta.com for investor information.

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