Madison-based TDS Telecommunications is scheduled to break ground on a new fiber optic network project in Brookfield late this summer that will give 18,000 addresses access to 2Gigabit residential internet and up to 10Gigabit dedicated fiber connections for businesses. Those addresses will also have a new option to consider for TV and phone services.

“Fiber optic infrastructure is considered the gold standard because, over all technologies, it delivers the fastest possible broadband speeds and performance,” said Drew Petersen, senior vice president of corporate affairs at TDS. “We’re excited to bring these high-quality connections to Brookfield.”

The newly available 2Gig speeds will be approximately twice as fast as the standard internet service TDS commonly provides, which is 1Gig of speeds.

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