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TDS Announces First Quarter 2010 Dividend

Dividend rate increased 4.7 percent
CHICAGO, Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS, TDS.S), a leading provider of telecommunications services, has declared a first quarter 2010 dividend of $.1125 per Common Share, Special Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on March 31, 2010, to shareholders of record on March 17, 2010.

TDS has increased its dividend on the common stock every year since 1974.

About TDS

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 500(R) company, provides wireless, local and long-distance telephone, and broadband services to 7.3 million customers in 36 states through its business units, U.S. Cellular (wireless) and TDS Telecom (wireline). Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 12,300 people as of Sept. 30, 2009.

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