U.S. Cellular Goes Against The Grain, Offers Unlimited LTE Smartphone Plan For $40/Month
U.S. Cellular recently expanded its 4G LTE service to more reach customers in Iowa, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, and rolled out 4G LTE service to some of its leading markets in Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia. By the end of the year, 58 percent of U.S. Cellular's customers will have access to 4G LTE speeds. U.S. Cellular is also offering $100 instant rebates on some its smartphones, including the Galaxy S III for $199 and the Huawei Ascend Y for just a penny. And customers who purchase any smartphone or tablet can get the 4G LTE Samsung SCH-LC11 hotspot for free.
It'll be interesting to see how long the carrier can hold up with this promo, and if any national carriers follow suit. If you're interested in buying in, you best hurry -- the offer expires on 1/31/2013.