TDS: Wins Cisco U.S. Service Provider Small Business Partner of the Year award at Cisco Partner Summit 2011

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TDS Telecommunications Corp.

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MADISON, Wis. (March 24, 2011)—TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®)announced today it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit regional award for United States Service Provider Small Business Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners March 1 at its annual channel partner conference in New Orleans.

“Cisco works diligently with all of its channel partners, and it is an honor to announce TDS as a Cisco Partner Summit regional award recipient,” said Jim Sherriff, senior vice president, U.S. and Canada Partner Organization at Cisco. “The Service Provider Small Business Partner award presented to TDS recognizes its performance and expertise as a Cisco channel partner in the United States in 2010.”

Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theater, and global. Cisco Partner Summit U.S. and Canada regional awards reflect a partner’s performance in a given geographic region of the United States or Canada.

“This award is a testament to our ability to deliver the services small businesses need most,” says Tom Canfield, vice president of Commercial Marketing and Product Development for TDS. “We are honored to receive this award. Working with outstanding vendors, such as Cisco, provides us the opportunity to deliver superior products to our customers.”

TDS is delivering more and more products and services to its business customers using Cisco-based products, including TDS managedIP, Cisco UC500, XDATA, and MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching). For details, visit