TDS & E-Rate for Schools & Libraries

TDS is committed to the government E-rate program, which provides discounts to help schools and libraries more easily afford Internet and Broadband access. This site can help you navigate through E-rate and maximize the program.

Check out the following tools for schools and libraries.

E-Rate Terminology

Are unfamiliar E-rate terms slowing you down? Check out our glossary for terms you'll see most often.

Questions and Answers

Find out what has tripped up other schools and libraries, and get practical answers to common questions.


To find out which TDS Service Identification Number (SPIN/498ID) to use, check the SPIN list or contact E-rate Customer Care.

E-Rate Customer Care

For all E-rate questions, contact our experienced E-rate team at:

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