U.S. CELLULAR ANNOUNCES 4G LTE SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE IN 38 ADDITIONAL NEBRASKA COMMUNITIES
VALENTINE, Neb., Feb. 9, 2015 – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM), in conjunction with its partner King Street Wireless, has announced that 38 additional Nebraska communities now have 4G LTE available. The company is updating more than 1,200 4G LTE cell sites across the country. Nearly 93 percent of U.S. Cellular customers have access to 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G.
Among the Nebraska communities that recently received 4G LTE service from U.S. Cellular include Abie, Breslau, Cedar Creek, Crookston, Du Bois, Eldorado, Eli, Elsmere, Ericson, Hazard, Kennedy, Lorton, Manley, Merriman, Nenzel, Palisade, St. Helena, Sparks, Union, Verdigre, Verona, Western, Winslow and Wynot.
In addition to Nebraska, this latest U.S. Cellular network expansion adds vast 4G LTE coverage in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and North Carolina. It also brings additional 4G LTE service to areas in Illinois, Maine, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
"Helping communities stay connected through fast 4G LTE speeds is our way of helping customers simplify their lives," said Erryn Andersen, U.S. Cellular's director of sales for Nebraska and Iowa. "We're proud to provide cutting-edge phones and devices, such as the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2, and a high-speed network."
4G LTE speeds provide an enhanced wireless experience with fast web browsing, smooth video streaming, video chatting and speedy app downloads. U.S. Cellular keeps customers connected with devices for a variety of needs, from 4G LTE smartphones, tablets and hotspots to vehicle monitoring and home phone and router solutions, as well as M2M devices.
U.S. Cellular customers get more compared to other wireless carriers, including a rewards program that recognizes loyalty, great customer service and a network that covers you wherever you want to go. For more information about the 4G LTE experience, visit uscellular.com/4G.
About King Street Wireless, L.P.
King Street Wireless, L.P. currently holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27 states and is partnering with Chicago-based U.S. Cellular to deliver high-speed 4G LTE service to U.S. Cellular's customers in several of the carrier's markets. King Street Wireless is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, where it is recognized for its involvement in its community both through its economic development and philanthropic efforts. To learn more about King Street Wireless, visit www.kingstreetwireless.com.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular provides its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong lineup of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network. Currently, nearly 93 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years. 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:
Kevin Schuster, Public Relations Counsel
Katie Frey, U.S. Cellular