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In recent years, US Cellular has grown from just another regional carrier, to a carrier that's getting practically everything that the big guys are getting -- except the iPhone, of course. That aside, even LTE has come quickly to USCC customers, and there's good news for those who aren't yet covered. By the end of 2013, USCC customers in more than 3,800 additional cities and towns will have access to 4G LTE speeds. Currently, 61 percent of U.S. Cellular customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent are expected to be covered by the end of the year. New 4G LTE service will be launched in... Read more...
Last month U.S. Cellular got its first 4G LTE device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and today the company announced that its first 4G LTE smartphone is also available. The Samsung Galaxy S Aviator will cost $199.99, but “for a limited time”, you can snag one for just $99 in some markets. (Both of those prices are after a $100 mail-in rebate.) Although the phone only runs Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, modest 1GHz Hummingbird processor, and just 1.4GB of internal memory, it does boast a 4.3-inch display, 8MP rear-facing camera with flash, 1.3MP front-facing webcam, and an HDMI port. There... Read more...
Bully for U.S. Cellular; the mobile service provider announced today that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 is now available in its stores. The tablet is the first of U.S. Cellular’s 4G LTE offerings and will run you $499 (after a $100 mail-in rebate). If you’re in one of U.S. Cellular’s 4G markets and are thinking of grabbing yourself one of these tablets, do it now--for a limited time, you get can the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for $399 (yes, after a $100 mail-in rebate). Of course, the tablet is available in all of U.S. Cellular’s markets--it’ll just run on a 3G network where... Read more...
If you’ve been patiently waiting for U.S. Cellular to get around to launching its 4G LTE network, your wait will soon be over--in March, the carrier will roll out 4G LTE to some cities in Iowa, Wisconsin, Maine, North Carolina, Texas, and Oklahoma, covering about a quarter of U.S. Cellular’s customers. U.S. Cellular also unveiled the first 4G devices you’ll be able to get with the new service. First up will be the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE, followed shortly by the Samsung Galaxy S Aviator 4G LTE smartphone. The Galaxy Tab will run Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) and have a 10.1-inch... Read more...