CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (Amex: TDS, TDS.S), a leading provider of
telecommunications services, has declared a fourth-quarter 2005 dividend of
$.0875 per Common Share, Special Common Share and Series A Common Share.
Payment will be made on Dec. 30, 2005, to shareholders of record on Dec. 16,
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, is a diversified
telecommunications corporation founded in 1969. Through its strategic
business units, U.S. Cellular and TDS Telecom, TDS operates primarily by
providing wireless, local telephone and broadband services. TDS builds value
for its shareholders by providing excellent communications services in
growing, closely related segments of the telecommunications industry. As of
June 30, 2005, the company employed 11,600 people and served 6.4 million
customers/units in 36 states.
More information is available at: http://www.teldta.com .
SOURCE Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.
Julie D. Mathews
Manager, Investor Relations
Data Systems, Inc.