TDS Customer Routing Policies

Peering Information

TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS©) is the seventh largest telecom provider in the U.S. For more than 40 years, the company has been connecting people with high-speed Internet, phone, and TV entertainment services in hundreds of rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across 31 states. Today, TDS has nearly 1 million customer connections in service.

TDS is host to Oregon State University's Open Source Lab mirrors sites.

TDS Telecom ASN 4181
IRR AS-Set Object ARIN::AS-TDS-TRANSIT
IPv4 Prefixes 350, recommend max-prefix of at least 1000
IPv6 Prefixes 5, recommend max-prefix of at least 25
PeeringDB http://as4181.peeringdb.com

Requirements

TDS has an open peering policy. Anyone wishing to peer with TDS at a common location should contact peering@tdstelecom.com.

Peering partners are expected to

TDS reserves the right to terminate peering relations at any time.


Peering Locations

TDS Telecom peers as AS4181 at all locations

City Peering Exchange IPv4 peering address IPv6 peering address
Ashburn, VA Equinix Ashburn 206.126.236.64 2001:504:0:2::4181:1
Atlanta, GA Telx Atlanta 198.32.132.28 2001:478:132::28
Chicago, IL Equinix Chicago 206.223.119.64 2001:504:0:4::4181:1
Denver, CO CoreSite Any2 206.51.46.32 2605:6c00:303:303::32
Los Angeles, CA CoreSite Any2 206.72.210.140 | 206.72.211.77 2001:504:13::140 | 2001:504:13::211:77
Madison, WI MadIX 144.92.233.233 2607:f388:0:2200::7
Minneapolis, MN MICE 206.108.255.4 2001:504:27::1055:0:1
New York, NY NYIIX 198.32.160.146 2001:504:1::a500:4181:1
Portland, OR NWAX 198.32.195.18 2001:478:195::18
Seattle, WA SIX 206.81.80.178 2001:504:16::1055

Routeviews

TDS Telecom provides a feed to the University of Oregon Route Views Project at Telx Atlanta. You may connect to telnet://route-views.telxatl.routeviews.org to view a full BGP feed from AS4181.


Contact Information

Customers wishing to contact TDS for support of their existing service should use the Help and Support site for making these reports.

Requests for new service or sales inquires should be directed to your local salesperson. Contact TDS Business for local salesperson contact information.

The following contacts may be used when contacting TDS for the noted uses

Contact Use
abuse@tds.net Reports of network abuse
dnsadm@tds.net DNS Administration
1-888-790-1216 24/7 NOC-NMO
+1-608-664-4200 24/7 NOC-NMO
ispadmin@tdstelecom.com IP Network Operations
peering@tdstelecom.com Public and private peering requests; peering related maintenance notices