U.S. Cellular VoLTE Launch Aims to Boost Roaming Revenues

U.S. Cellular VoLTE plans include a launch in one market this year, following trials in three markets, said U.S. Cellular CEO Kenneth R. Meyers late yesterday. Eventually the company expects to expand VoLTE more broadly, said Meyers in a question and answer session at the...Learn More

Should Smaller Wireless Carriers Sell Towers?

At least one nationwide wireless carrier, T-Mobile, has sold some of its wireless towers in order to free up money for investment–  and other large carriers reportedly are considering that option. Does this move make sense for smaller carriers as well? The NTELOS View NTELOS...Learn More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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