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U.S. Cellular Announces New LTE Expansion Plan

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U.S. Cellular will be adding more than 600 4G LTE cell sites in 2015 and expanding existing 4G LTE service in 10 states. By the end of 2015, 98 percent of U.S. Cellular customers will have access to 4G LTE speeds. 

U.S. Cellular Announces New LTE Markets for 2014

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U.S. Cellular will be adding more than 1,200 4G LTE cell sites in 2014 and expanding existing 4G LTE service in 13 states. By the end of 2014, more than 93 percent of U.S. Cellular customers will have access to 4G LTE speeds.

T-Mobile to Acquire AWS Spectrum from U.S. Cellular

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile has signed an agreement to purchase 10 MHz of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum from U.S. Cellular for $308 million in cash. This additional spectrum will allow for an incremental roll-out of T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network coverage to new markets

U.S. Cellular Announces New LTE Markets for 2013

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U.S. Cellular plans to add LTE network in more than 3,800 additional cities and towns by the end of 2013. According to operator, currently, 61 percent of its customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent are expected to be covered by the end of the year. 

U.S. Cellular Introduces the Sleek and Powerful ZTE Unite 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot

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RICHARDSON, T.X., February 1, 2013 – U.S. Cellular and ZTE today announced the arrival of the 4G LTE™ mobile hotspot ZTE Unite™. The small, sleek and powerful ZTE Unite™ 4G LTE™ Mobile Hotspot provides a blazingly fast wireless Internet connection virtually anywhere.

Nokia Siemens Networks Provides LTE Network for U.S. Cellular in 11 Markets

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Nokia Siemens Networks has announced that company launched a LTE network for U.S. Cellular and its partner, King Street Wireless, in 11 markets covering select cities in Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia. Nokia Siemens Networks was selected by U.S.

Sprint to Acquire Spectrum, Customers in Midwest from U.S. Cellular

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Sprint has agreed to acquire PCS spectrum and customers from U.S. Cellular for $480 million. The deal includes parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio including the Chicago and St. Louis markets. 

U.S. Cellular to Offer LTE Services in 30 New Markets

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U.S. Cellular is launching a 4G LTE network in over 30 new markets on Monday, November 5th. The November rollout expands operator's  LTE footprint in select cities in Iowa, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Oklahoma, and brings LTE coverage in Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. 

Gemalto Selected by U.S. Cellular for LTE Deployment

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Amsterdam, June 13, 2012 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its selection by U.S. Cellular, a leading mobile operator serving six million customers in 26 states, for its fourth generation Long Term Evolution (LTE) service launch. Gemalto will provide its LinqUs Advanced Connectivity solution.

54 percent of U.S. Cellular customers to have LTE coverage by end of 2012

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With LTE launch already scheduled next month, U.S. Cellular announced the next markets today that will have 4G LTE services by year end. In the second half of 2012, more than 3,600 additional cities and towns in urban and rural areas will LTE access, said the operator.