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U.S. Cellular to Offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition and New 9.7-inch iPad on Friday, March 24

CHICAGO (March 22, 2017) —U.S. Cellular today announced it will offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition in a vibrant red aluminum finish. The introduction of this special edition iPhone celebrates Apple's 10 year partnership with (RED) and gives customers a way to contribute to the Global Fund to bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are the best, most advanced iPhones ever, packed with unique innovations, including breakthrough camera systems, the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers and a wide color system all in a water and dust resistant design.

U.S. Cellular also announced it will offer the new iPad. Apple's most popular-sized iPad has been updated to feature a brighter 9.7-inch Retina display and best-in-class performance at its most affordable price ever. Designed for unmatched portability and ease of use along with incredible performance and all-day battery life, iPad is the world's most popular tablet and the primary computing device for millions of customers around the world. Through the more than 1.3 million apps designed specifically for iPad, customers can do even more, from learning to code with Swift Playgrounds and reading books on the large screen to boosting productivity through Microsoft Office and using multitasking features like Split Screen. iPad is enclosed in a sturdy yet thin aluminum unibody weighing just a pound, and features the Apple-designed A9 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture that delivers fast processing and graphics performance for apps and games.

Consumers and businesses who purchase iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus from U.S. Cellular can now get unlimited data for as low as $40 per line/month for four lines or just $60 per month for a single line with autopay/paperless billing enrollment. The company's new Total Plans with No Hidden Fees - no activation fees, no monthly device connection charges, no phone upgrade fees and no data overage fees - include unlimited talk and text with buckets of 2GB, 6GB and unlimited data, and they include family discounts that reward customers when they add additional lines.

"We are excited to offer the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition to provide our customers the opportunity to support (RED) and the excellent work they do with the Global Fund," said Mark Vitale, director of device and strategy management at U.S. Cellular. "Combine these with the updated iPad, and our customers can have the latest innovative devices from Apple along with access to a fast and reliable 4G LTE network that keeps them connected in places where other carriers don't."

Customers can order iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition, and the new iPad beginning Friday, March 24 and all three will be available in retail shops and online at

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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 has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by a high-quality network in big and small cities and rural communities, and currently, 99 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 To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on, and

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