CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a leading provider of telecommunications services, has declared a third quarter 2013 dividend of $.1275 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on Sept. 30, 2013 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 16, 2013. About TDSTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless; broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million customers nationwide through its business units, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom and TDS Hosted & Managed Services. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 10,700 people as of June 30, 2013. Visit www.teldta.com for comprehensive financial information, including earnings releases, quarterly and annual filings, shareholder information, and more. Find us at facebook.com/telephoneanddatasystems. Follow us on twitter.com/tdscorporate. For more information about our subsidiaries, visit their websites at: USM: www.uscellular.comTDS Telecom: www.tdstelecom.com SOURCE Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.