U.S. Cellular Offers Family-Oriented Smartphones, Tablets

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Tel Aviv, October 17th 2014 – Starting today, KIDOZ technology is now available on select U.S. Cellular devices. The platform, a rich parent-controlled environment for mobile devices, allows children to engage with pre-approved content independently while maintaining a safe and fun mobile experience. KIDOZ will...Learn More

Verizon Completes Purchase of U.S. Cellular Assets

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless announced today it has completed its purchase of wireless assets in rural Missouri (RSA # 13) from United States Cellular Corporation.  The purchase will expand Verizon Wireless’ brand and network footprint south of St. Louis...Learn More

U.S. Cellular Moves to Shared Data Plans

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CHICAGO (Oct. 14, 2013) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) is making it easy for customers to manage their data, voice and messaging services with its new Shared Data plans for consumers and small businesses. With these new plans, customers can build the plan that best...Learn More

T-Mobile Acquires U.S. Cellular AWS Spectrum

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June 28, 2013 — BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has signed an agreement to purchase 10 MHz of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum from U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) for $308 million in cash. The spectrum covers...Learn More

U.S. Cellular Announces New CEO

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CHICAGO – June 24, 2013 – U.S. Cellular [NYSE: USM] announced today that its board of directors has appointed Kenneth R. Meyers president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective June 22. Meyers has been executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Telephone and...Learn More

U.S. Cellular Jumps on Landline Replacement Bandwagon

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U.S. Cellular is the latest wireless carrier to announce a home phone replacement service. On Friday the carrier will begin offering U.S. Cellular Home Phone service in stores, to be followed by on-line availability beginning June 20. As with similar offerings from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint...Learn More

Sprint Closes on Spectrum Purchase from U.S. Cellular

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May 17, 2013 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) today completed its transaction with U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) to acquire 20MHz of PCS spectrum in various Midwest markets including Chicago, South Bend, Ind., and Champaign, Ill., and 10MHz of PCS spectrum in the St....Learn More

Why Didn’t Verizon Sell More A-Block Spectrum?

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After ignoring a previous inquiry from Telecompetitor on the topic, U.S. Cellular confirmed yesterday in an email to us that the company has deployed LTE using 700 MHz A-block spectrum in some markets. The company has A-block and other spectrum holdings and previously appeared reluctant...Learn More

U.S. Cellular Announces Next Markets to Receive 4G LTE Service in 2013

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CHICAGO (Feb. 14, 2013) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM), in conjunction with its partner, King Street Wireless, announced the next markets that will receive high-speed 4G LTE services. By the end of 2013, customers in more than 3,800 additional cities and towns will have access...Learn More

U.S.Cellular To Support New Billing Options Using BOKU

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San Francisco, CA – Jan 23, 2013 — BOKU, Inc., the global leader in online mobile payments, today announced a partnership with U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) to maximize the adoption of direct-to-bill mobile operator billing as a payment option. BOKU is one of the first...Learn More

U.S. Cellular is Latest Buyer of Verizon Wireless Spectrum

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Verizon Wireless continues to move up the food chain with its A- and B-block license sales, announcing yesterday that it has sold an A-block license covering Oklahoma City and 31 Oklahoma counties to U.S. Cellular. U.S. Cellular is the largest carrier yet to purchase some...Learn More

Sprint to Pay Pretty Penny for Unprofitable U.S. Cellular Markets

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The idea that any individual market can only support a small number of wireless carriers gained support today with U.S. Cellular’s announcement that it would sell assets in some of the nation’s largest metro markets to Sprint. U.S. Cellular is selling its Chicago, St. Louis,...Learn More