BellSouth (NYSR: BLS) will work with MDU Communications to target sales of services to residential multi-dwelling units over the next three years.

The deal covers BellSouth territory.

The agreement covers voice, data and DirecTV programming packages and calls for joint marketing and deployment of those services.

“As residents, developers and managers of multi-family developments in the Southeast continue to look for the latest and most reliable communications and entertainment services, BellSouth and MDU Communications are poised to deliver the latest technologies to this growing market,” said Phil Jacobs, president of community technologies for BellSouth. “BellSouth’s comprehensive portfolio of voice and data products, coupled with MDU Communications’ ability to deliver leading edge, innovative entertainment will provide the multi-family market with one dependable source for the services that meet their needs.”

MDU Communications has previously concentrated in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and Florida markets.