It's about time, isn't it? U.S. Cellular customers have waited six long, grueling years, and while other carriers have slowly but surely slid the iPhone into their lineups
, USCC remained silent. Sure, it expanded coverage, gained LTE and offered up plenty of Android superphones, but yet, no iPhone
. It was no doubt a gaping hole in the product portfolio, and it looks as if that hole will finally be plugged before the end of this year.
According to the company, it'll offer a variety of iPhones "later this year," and it sure sounds as if an LTE-enabled iPad may also be in the cards. It's not saying when or where the iPhone will land, but one could guess that Apple is trying to line up a litany of smaller, regional carriers to take hold of the iPhone brand as it launches whatever iPhone is to come this year -- be it the iPhone 5S or the iPhone 6.
At this stage, Apple has all of the big players already; it's now time to hit the smaller ones