May 4, 2012 10:30 AM ET
Call Start: 10:30
Call End: 11:18
Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (TDS)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
Jane McCahon – VP, Corporate Relations
Ken Meyers – EVP and CFO
Mary Dillon – President and CEO, U.S. Cellular
Steve Campbell – EVP and CFO, U.S. Cellular
Vicki Villacrez – VP, Finance and CFO, TDS Telecom
Alan Ferber – Chief Brand and Strategy Officer
Simon Flannery – Morgan Stanley
Ric Prentiss – Raymond James
James Moorman – S&P Capital
Sergey Dluzhevskiy – Gabelli & Company
Stephen Mead – Anchor Capital Advisors
Michael Rollins – Citi
Greetings and welcome to the TDS and US Cellular First Quarter Operating Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Ms. Jane McCahon, Vice President of Corporate Relations for TDS. Thank you. You may begin.
Thank you, Louis. Good morning, and thanks everyone for joining us. I want to make you are all aware of the quarterly conference call presentation we’ve prepared to accompany our comments this morning, which you can find on the Investor Relations pages of the TDS and U.S. Cellular websites.
With me today and offering prepared comments are from TDS, are Ken Meyers, Executive Vice President and CFO; from U.S. Cellular, Mary Dillon, President and Chief Executive Officer; Steve Campbell, Executive Vice President and CFO; and from TDS Telecom, Vicki Villacrez, Vice President, Finance and CFO.