TDS® offers a powerful suite of telecommunications solutions to local and long-distance service providers, Internet providers, wireless providers, and cable companies. We are a nationwide provider of MEF-compliant services and wholesale products, including Ethernet, mobile backhaul network, and advanced IP-based solutions. Plus, TDS is positioned to serve rural and remote markets throughout the United States.
Customers recognize TDS for stability, efficiency, and reliable communications. With a 24/7 Network Operations Center based in Madison, Wis., a robust test and management suite, and service performance reporting, TDS is one of the most reputable providers of carrier enterprise services.
TDS offers a variety of services to our carrier partners. Check out a summary of our services below and click the links for more detail.
TDS offers MEF-compliant services to meet the growing demands of transporting your bandwidth-intensive Internet, video, and phone applications to your subscribers—now and into the future.
A private, point-to-point transport service using a dedicated strand (or strands) of fiber.
A private, point-to-point service delivered over a state-of-the-art dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) network.
Reliable, secure transport with superior bandwidth and performance.
TDS' Carrier Wholesale Services team can customize a solution tailored to your needs.
Here you can access service guides with specifications for TDS® E-Transit, E-Access, MetroE, and Mobile Backhaul. The standards for these services are currently in progress within the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). TDS offerings are based on the principles of “MEF 33.” TDS intends to be fully MEF compliant once respective industry standards are published.
We provide a listing of our Interexchange Customer Service Center–Operating Company Number Codes, in order to help carriers complete their Access Service Request (ASR) orders to TDS. You can view the codes here: (ICSC) OCN Codes.
Our engineers are certified in the latest telecommunications technology protocols and practices. MEF is a framework for defining, delivering, and certifying agile, assured, and orchestrated communication services across a global ecosystem of automated networks.