U.S. Cellular to Expand LTE Coverage
U.S. Cellular, in collaboration with its partner, King Street Wireless, they announced that it is launching its LTE network in over 30 new markets on Monday, November 5th.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits 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 its high-speed nationwide network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier.
About King Street Wireless, L.P.
King Street Wireless, L.P. currently holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27 states and is partnering with Chicago-based U.S. Cellular to deliver high-speed 4G LTE service to U.S. Cellular’s customers in several of the carrier’s markets.
U.S. Cellular expects that more than half of its customers will have access to 4G LTE speeds by the start of the holiday season, David Kimbell, senior vice president of marketing and chief marketing officer for U.S. Cellular, said in a statement.
“The 4G LTE network builds upon our award-winning customer satisfaction and is the only one that comes with a valuable rewards program and other unique benefits like Overage Protection and Battery Swap,” he added.
U.S. Cellular, the nation’s sixth-largest carrier, began its 4G LTE rollout in March, starting with select cities in Iowa, Wisconsin, Maine, North Carolina, Texas, and Oklahoma, including Milwaukee, Madison and Racine, Wis.; Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Davenport, Iowa; Portland and Bangor, Maine; and Greenville, N.C. The company offers a number of 4G LTE-compatible smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Metrix, and the Samsung Galaxy Note II.