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CHICAGO (Jan. 27, 2017) — U.S. Cellular is adding more plans and more high-speed data to its highly competitive prepaid offerings. Its popular $45 Simple Connect Prepaid plan now comes with 3GB of high-speed data, the $60 plan now comes with 6GB of high-speed data, and there is a new 12GB high-speed data plan for $75.

For a limited time, U.S. Cellular's Ready Connect Prepaid offering, available in stores such as Walmart and Dollar General, has added value with high-speed data on the $45 (4GB), $55 (8GB) and $75 (12GB) plans. In addition, Ready Connect customers can receive $10 off of the $75 plan and $5 off the $45 and $55 plans when signing up for autopay. All plans $35 and above on Simple Connect and Ready Connect continue to come with unlimited talk and text.

"February and March are popular months for prepaid wireless purchases, so our updated plans provide an even better experience to our current customers as well as any consumers looking for a better prepaid deal," said Grant Leech, vice president of brand management for U.S. Cellular. "With these value-packed plans and access to an award-winning high-speed 4G LTE data network, our customers have the freedom to use their phones as they choose and not worry about going over their plans."

With U.S. Cellular's prepaid plans, customers never run out of data with unlimited 1X data while on the carrier's network, and there are no contracts, credit checks, overage charges or activation fees. Prepaid customers can also add unlimited talk and text to Mexico and Canada for $10 per month. To learn more about U.S. Cellular's prepaid plans, visit

Simple Connect and Ready Connect Plans
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4G LTE service may be provided through King Street Wireless, a partner of U.S. Cellular. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.

About King Street Wireless, L.P.
King Street Wireless, L.P. is partnering with U.S. Cellular to deliver high-speed 4G LTE service to U.S. Cellular's customers in most of its markets. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, King Street Wireless holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27 states. King Street is a recognized leader in its community through its economic development and philanthropic efforts. To learn more about King Street Wireless, visit

About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier offers coverage where the other carriers don't and a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers' lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. U.S. Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance in the North Central Region, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study, and 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on, and

For more information, contact:
Katie Frey, U.S. Cellular