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TDS Announces Third Quarter 2012 Dividend

August 23, 2012

CHICAGO, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), a leading provider of telecommunications services, has declared a third quarter 2012 dividend of $0.1225 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on September 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of September 14, 2012.

About TDS

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless, local and long-distance telephone, and broadband services to approximately 7 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 June 30, 2012.

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