Telephone and Data Systems

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. is a telecommunications service company providing wireless, local- and long-distance telephone, broadband and video services. TDS Telecom’s businesses – wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services – provide compelling services and new solutions to its residential and commercial customers. The Company leverages its telecommunications and network management expertise across all businesses. Its hosted and managed services brand, OneNeck IT Solutions, offers a full suite of IT solutions from equipment resale to full management and hosting of a customer’s IT infrastructure and applications.
TDS connects homes and businesses in communities nationwide to high-speed broadband, and cable and IPTV phone and TV entertainment services through TDS Telecom, BendBroadband, and Zolo Media. It also provides security and connectivity to businesses through its hosted and managed services offerings and network of data centers operated by OneNeck IT Solutions.

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
10,300 (est)
Telephone and Data Systems was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Telephone and Data Systems Office Locations

Telephone and Data Systems has offices in Chicago and Middleton
Chicago, US (HQ)
4000 30 N LaSalle St
Middleton, US
8401 Greenway Blvd

Telephone and Data Systems Financials and Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems Financials

Telephone and Data Systems's revenue was reported to be $5.1 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

1.2 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

949 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

12 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

28 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

3 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

791 m


2.2 b
Telephone and Data Systems's current market capitalization is $3 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5 b5.2 b5.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.2 b

Gross profit

3.9 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


1.3 b1.4 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b

Cost of goods sold

300.2 m303.1 m288 m297 m305 m282 m298 m

Gross profit

976.2 m1.1 b955 m986 m996 m956 m949 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


830 m471.9 m984.6 m900 m

Accounts Receivable

221.5 m


151 m

Current Assets

2.1 b1.8 b2.2 b2.1 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


711.1 m872.9 m874.9 m573.1 m635.1 m631.5 m865.4 m1.1 b899 m985 m896 m791 m


149.5 m224.9 m205.9 m193.7 m178.3 m146.7 m183.9 m160 m184 m148 m151 m149 m

Current Assets

1.8 b2 b2 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b2.1 b2 b1.9 b


3.9 b3.8 b3.7 b3.8 b3.7 b3.7 b3.7 b3.7 b3.6 b3.5 b3.4 b3.4 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(147.3 m)262.6 m52 m

Depreciation and Amortization

850 m

Accounts Receivable

(23 m)


4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

174.3 m20.3 m(5.4 m)(126.6 m)175.8 m202.3 m264.7 m10 m42 m58 m43 m55 m

Depreciation and Amortization

751.6 m224.9 m429.5 m635 m206.6 m417.7 m628.4 m212 m422 m636 m211 m422 m

Accounts Receivable

(216.7 m)92.9 m40.5 m(7.9 m)21.2 m(17.9 m)(93.5 m)20 m(6 m)(9 m)28 m5 m


11.1 m19.7 m38.7 m52.1 m95.4 m127 m89.8 m(1 m)(26 m)3 m(1 m)2 m
Y, 2017


79.3 x


6.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Telephone and Data Systems Operating Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems's Connections, wireless was reported to be 5 m in Q2, 2017
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