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About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. Our line-up of cutting-edge devices is backed by our high-speed network, which has the highest call quality and network satisfaction of any national carrier, and customers enjoy national coverage. Currently, nearly 90 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years.

Quick Facts

  • Founded: 1983
  • Headquarters: Chicago, IL
  • Customers: 4.9 Million
  • Revenue (2012): $4 Billion
  • Associates: 6,000
  • Network: Fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network along with a CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) 3G 1XRTT network.
  • Network Scope: U.S. Cellular operates in the following states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
U.S. Cellular Headquarters

Business Model

U.S. Cellular's business model, the Dynamic Organization, starts with leadership excellence which creates passionate associates, who in turn deliver the world's best customer service, leading to customer advocacy that produces superior business results. Leaders ensure that associates have the best training and knowledge so they can act freely to make informed decisions on behalf of our customers. We're guided by our core values of customer focus, respect for associates, ethics, pride, empowerment, diversity and winning. These aren't just words, they're words we live by. Together this model has helped us maintain one of the industry's highest customer satisfaction and loyalty ratings.