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U.S. Cellular Promotes Nick Wright to Vice President of Sales, West-Central and Southeast Regions

Nick Wright amplifies U.S. Cellular's focus on the customer experience

CHICAGO (Feb. 4, 2014) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) recently promoted Nick Wright to vice president of sales for the company's West-Central and Southeast regions. Wright has held a variety of leadership roles during his two decades of service with U.S. Cellular, most recently serving as vice president of the West-Central Region. With his new responsibilities, Wright is focused on growing the company's market share and retaining current customers by providing the best products and services backed by the most knowledgeable and customer-focused associates in the industry.

"Nick displays a proven dedication to our customers and provides superb strategic leadership to some of our most successful markets," said Jay Ellison, vice president of sales and customer service for U.S. Cellular. "At U.S. Cellular, we treat our customers like neighbors not numbers, and we look forward to Nick leading our West-Central and Southeast Region associates to provide a great wireless experience for our customers.

The West-Central region includes parts of Washington, Oregon, California, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and the Wichita Falls area in Texas. The Southeast region includes parts of Tennessee, North Carolina, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

Wright received a bachelor's degree in business administration and criminal justice from Central Missouri State University. Wright, his wife and two sons reside in Bixby, Okla.

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 has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, 81 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and nearly 90 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:
Melanie Christian, Public Relations Counsel
Cell: (918) 693-7436
mchristian@saxum.com

Katie Frey, U.S. Cellular
Cell: (773) 355-3275
katie.frey@uscellular.com