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U.S. Cellular Nexus 6 Price

The Nexus 6 is now even cheaper… but there’s a huge catch

December 9th, 2014

Even though the Nexus 6 is more expensive than any of its predecessors, Google is betting on a different strategy to sell more Nexus smartphones this year, and that’s partnering up with various mobile operators around the world, including many U.S. carriers that can sell the handset for a subsidized price. Joining AT&T, Sprint and …

U.S. Cellular 4G LTE Coverage

U.S. Cellular plans to cover 87% of customers with 4G LTE by the end of 2013

February 15th, 2013

U.S. Cellular (USM), the eighth largest wireless provider in the U.S., on Thursday announced additional markets to its 4G LTE portfolio. The company plans expands its LTE coverage to more than 3,800 new cities and towns in 2013. U.S. Cellular currently covers 61% of its user base with its high-speed network and hopes to increase …

U.S. Cellular Unlimited 4G LTE

U.S. Cellular offers unlimited 4G LTE at $40 per month with two-year contract

November 20th, 2012

At a time when wireless carriers are doing away with unlimited data and moving towards shared data plans, U.S. Cellular has announced it is running a special promotion that allow customers to sign up for unlimited 4G LTE data on smartphones for $40 a month with a two-year contract from now until January 31st, 2013. Once the two …

U.S Cellular 4G LTE Coverage

U.S. Cellular bringing high speed 4G LTE to 30 new markets on November 5th

November 2nd, 2012

U.S. Cellular will be looking to better compete with Sprint (S), MetroPCS (PCS) and others when it expands its 4G LTE network on November 5th. The nation’s eighth-largest carrier announced on Wednesday that its high speed network will expand to 30 new markets next week. The rollout will also expand the company’s 4G LTE footprint …

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to U.S. Cellular in July

June 5th, 2012

U.S. Cellular on Monday announced that it will join the four major U.S. carriers in offering Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S III smartphone. The nation’s sixth largest carrier will launch the handset sometime in July with preorders beginning June 12th, however pricing information was not disclosed. “We’re eager to get this iconic smartphone into the hands of our …

Regional carriers ask FCC to impose a ‘shot clock’ for roaming agreements

January 31st, 2012

MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular and several other regional carriers have requested that the Federal Communications Commission initiate a “shot clock” for roaming agreements with larger wireless carriers. “Supporters stressed that imposing a shot clock on negotiations is necessary to provide the proper incentive for potential roaming partners to timely respond to inquiries,” a lawyer representing the …

U.S. Cellular refused to sell iPhone citing ‘unacceptable’ terms

November 4th, 2011

U.S. Cellular CEO Mary Dillon recently said on a conference call that her company turned down a chance to sell Apple’s iPhone. Dillon explained that Apple’s “terms were unacceptable from a risk and profitability standpoint,” FierceWireless noted on Friday. All is not lost if you are a U.S. Cellular customer looking to carry the iPhone, …