ANATONE, Washington – TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) is excited to make a donation of free internet connectivity to the Anatone Community Center.
The Community Center, 1111 Boyd Lane, has been without internet for years. In partnership with Asotin County officials and the county’s Broadband Action Team, TDS installed the service on Thursday, June 29.
“This donation helps accomplish the shared goals of TDS and the Asotin County Broadband Action Team, namely, to increase connectivity for rural residents, businesses, and organizations. We’re pleased to provide this service and do our part to help the community,” said Gail Long, TDS Manager of State Government Affairs.
“We extend our sincere appreciation to Gail Long and TDS for their contribution and continuing support. This connectivity will enhance the capability to respond to emergencies and promote a sense of community within Anatone,” said Brian Shinn, Asotin County Commissioner, District 1.
TDS is a participant in the federal Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Qualified ACP customers can receive symmetrical speeds up to 200Mbps at no cost with the company’s TDS Connect product.