TDS breaks ground in Onalaska for high-speed fiber internet network

Network to serve 12,000 addresses in Onalaska and Sparta

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) — TDS Telecommunications broke ground Thursday for its new high-speed fiber internet network in Rowe Park in Onalaska.

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(TDS photo)

TDS is building a fiber-to-the-premises network to 12,000 service addresses across Onalaska and Sparta, according to the company.

Customers will have some of the fastest internet speeds available, with up to 2Gig (2000 Mbps) residential upload and download internet speeds and 10G connections for businesses, as well as quality TV and phone services, a company news release said.

Joining TDS leaders at the event were Onalaska Mayor Kim Smith, Onalaska City Administrator Eric Rindfleisch, Onalaska City Engineer Jarrod Holder, representatives from the Onalaska Area Business Association and managers KS Energy, TDS’ construction partners,

TDS also recently launched its fiber network in Wisconsin’s Fox Cities, including Appleton, Kimberly, Kaukauna, Menasha and Little Chute, as well as completing projects in Wausau and Stevens Point.

TDS, which has been doing business in Wisconsin for 53 years, has customers in 32 states.

More information about the company can be found on its website.

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