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OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 2, 2010 – U.S. Cellular recently completed construction of a cell site near 144th and State streets to improve call quality for customers. The site will increase U.S. Cellular's coverage and network capacity in northwest Omaha and along Military Road from Bennington to Omaha. The site complements U.S. Cellular's statewide network of more than 310 towers.

"Your cell phone is your lifeline to the people who are most important to you," said Lamart Clay, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. "We're here to keep you connected."

U.S. Cellular has a team of network engineers who drive all over the coverage area to test signal strength and call quality. The company also listens to customer feedback to determine the best locations for new cell sites.

About U.S. Cellular
The 9,000 associates of U.S. Cellular believe a wireless phone enhances people's lives and a wireless company should be in the business of bringing people together. U.S. Cellular has a wide range of monthly plans, including those with unlimited nationwide calling, unlimited free incoming calls and options to prepay. The company has a growing catalog of phones like the BlackBerry® Tour and Pearl Flip, and the touch-screen LG Tritan, which offer e-mail and Web access. Based in Chicago, U.S. Cellular is the nation's fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier, serving 6.2 million customers across the country. To learn more about the company, visit one of its retail stores or