U.S. Cellular Launching Home Phone Solution June 7
CHICAGO (May 31, 2013) – U.S. Cellular® (NYSE: USM) will launch its U.S. Cellular Home Phone service in stores on June 7 and online June 20. For $19.99 per month, customers can get unlimited nationwide calling over the U.S. Cellular wireless network using standard corded or cordless phones in their homes or offices. This unlimited plan also includes Voicemail, Caller ID, Call Waiting, Call Forwarding and Three-way Calling. The home phone device is a penny in store with a new two-year agreement.
U.S. Cellular Home Phone users can keep their current home phone and phone number and receive high-quality, clear voice service on a reliable network, all at a low cost. It can also be conveniently added to their wireless bill.
"The addition of this service gives customers the peace of mind of having a home phone and eliminates the hassle and high cost," said Joe Settimi, vice president of products, pricing and innovation for U.S. Cellular. "At U.S. Cellular, we want to provide a better wireless experience and our home phone offering is another way for our customers to connect with their family, friends and business partners over a superior network."
The easy to set up U.S. Cellular Home Phone device comes with an antenna, wall charger and a rechargeable battery pack. It can support up to two corded phones or multiple cordless phones via two standard RJ11 ports. Customers just plug the device in a power outlet, plug their phone in to the device, and they can make a call. No Internet connection is required.
A new 2-yr. agmt. (subject to a pro-rated $150 early termination fee) required. $35 device act. fee and credit approval may apply. Regulatory Cost Recovery Fee applies (currently $1.57/line/month); this is not a tax or gvmt. required charge. Add. fees, taxes and terms apply and vary by svc. and eqmt. Pricing as compared to the local exchange services of Verizon, AT&T and Centurylink. See store or uscellular.com for details. Limited time offer. Trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners. ©2013 U.S. Cellular®
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier offers national coverage and has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network, which has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, 61 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent will have access by the end of 2013. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.
For more information, contact:
Katie Frey, U.S. Cellular