Pequot Lakes TDS fiber network expands in Pequot Lakes area

The project is growing availability of 1-Gig internet to more than 2,300 area addresses

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The TDS Telecom fiber-optic network expansion project in the Pequot Lakes area has reached a major milestone. Fiber services, including up to 1Gig internet, TV and phone, are now available to the first 180 residential and business addresses included in the build.

“We continue to invest in our service areas to bring the best technology to our customers,” Andrew Petersen, senior vice president of corporate affairs at TDS, said in a news release. “There’s a reason you keep hearing about fiber-optic networks - they can easily handle today’s bandwidth demands as well as what’s to come in the future.”

TDS kicked off its Pequot Lakes area fiber expansion this past spring and services will continue to become available in phases. When the project is complete in 2022, it will impact approximately 2,300 addresses across Pequot Lakes, Hackensack, Backus, Pine River, Jenkins and Breezy Point.

Residents in the build footprint will gain faster internet speeds, including up to 1 Gigabit (1,000 Mbps) symmetrical speeds where download and upload speeds are equal. TDS TV+, phone and service bundles remain available. Businesses can choose faster internet speeds, including 10G dedicated fiber connection options, in addition to the existing TDS business product suite.

TDS has served the Pequot Lakes area since 1994.


Residents can visit to learn more and see if their address will be included in the fiber build.

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