U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular to Offer the Breakthrough Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, Starting September 18

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:20pm

U.S. Cellular will offer the latest products from Apple, including Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, the eighth-generation iPad and redesigned iPad Air.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. Cellular will offer the latest products from Apple, including Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, the eighth-generation iPad and redesigned iPad Air.
  • Customers will be able to purchase Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE and the new iPad in U.S. Cellular stores and online starting Friday, September 18.
  • Apple Watch SE packs the essential features of Apple Watch into a modern design customers love all for an affordable price.
  • U.S. Cellular recently launched an Accessories Installment Pricing (AIP) option so customers can extend their payments for the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE over 24 months.

TDS announces third quarter 2020 dividend

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 9:40pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), a leading provider of telecommunications services, has declared a third quarter 2020 dividend of $0.17 per Common Share and Series A Common Share.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), a leading provider of telecommunications services, has declared a third quarter 2020 dividend of $0.17 per Common Share and Series A Common Share.
  • Payment will be made on September 30, 2020, to shareholders of record as of September 16, 2020
    Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 1000 company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed servicesto approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, BendBroadband and OneNeck IT Solutions.
  • Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 9,300 people as of June 30, 2020.
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U.S. Cellular Announces Pricing of $500 Million of 6.250% Senior Notes due 2069

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) ("U.S. Cellular") announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.250% Senior Notes due 2069.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) ("U.S. Cellular") announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.250% Senior Notes due 2069.
  • Closing of the offering is expected to occur on August 12, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
  • U.S. Cellular has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) related to the notes with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").
  • Information about the offering of the notes is available in the prospectus supplement to be filed by U.S. Cellular with the SEC.

U.S. Cellular Starting Pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G on August 6

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 4:04pm

U.S. Cellulars presale for the Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G will begin online at uscellular.com and in retail stores on Aug. 6.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. Cellulars presale for the Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G will begin online at uscellular.com and in retail stores on Aug. 6.
  • Galaxy Note20 5G comes in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Gray and Mystic Green in a 128GB model with 8GB of RAM.
  • For a limited time, new customers who switch to U.S. Cellular on an exclusive Unlimited with Payback plan can get the Galaxy Note20 5G for $9.99 per month or the Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G starting at $19.99 per month after $700 savings.
  • Current upgrade-eligible customers can receive $300 in bill credits when purchasing either device.2 Additionally, between Aug. 6 and Aug. 20, anyone who preorders can get $100 Samsung Credit with a Galaxy Note20 5G or $150 Samsung Credit with a Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G.

TDS and U.S. Cellular to release second quarter operating results and host conference call on August 7, 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 4:20pm

CHICAGO, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.(NYSE: TDS) andUnited States Cellular Corporation(NYSE: USM) will be webcasting their second quarter operating results conference call onAugust 7, 2020, at9:00 a.m. central time.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.(NYSE: TDS) andUnited States Cellular Corporation(NYSE: USM) will be webcasting their second quarter operating results conference call onAugust 7, 2020, at9:00 a.m. central time.
  • The companies will release their financial results on August 6, 2020 after market close.
  • To listen to the webcast, please visit the events & presentations pages of investors.tdsinc.com or investors.uscellular.com .
  • Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 9,400 people as of March31, 2020.

U.S. Cellular Announces Additional 5G Markets

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 2:15pm

More U.S. Cellular customers will have access to the benefits of 5G technology as the company brings its 5G network to more states around the country throughout the second half of 2020.

Key Points: 
  • More U.S. Cellular customers will have access to the benefits of 5G technology as the company brings its 5G network to more states around the country throughout the second half of 2020.
  • We are excited to deliver 5G technology to our customers in more areas as we continue with our multi-year expansion plan, said Michael S. Irizarry, executive vice president and chief technology officer of U.S. Cellular.
  • The company is building a portfolio of 5G smartphones, connected devices and IoT solutions that currently includes the Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones , the LG V60 ThinQ 5G and the recently announced Samsung Galaxy A71 5G .
  • Ericsson , Nokia and Samsung are helping lay the groundwork for U.S. Cellular to provide additional product and service enhancements supporting 5G mmWave spectrum and 5G New Radio (NR) technology.

Ericsson to supply 24, 28 and 39 GHz mmWave equipment and services to U.S. Cellular

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

To meet those needs, U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) has chosen Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to provide 24, 28 and 39 GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) equipment and services to support consumer and enterprise 5G use cases.

Key Points: 
  • To meet those needs, U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) has chosen Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to provide 24, 28 and 39 GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) equipment and services to support consumer and enterprise 5G use cases.
  • In addition, Ericsson will provide 4G Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) equipment and services as U.S. Cellular continues its 5G modernization program.
  • The high band spectrum equipment Ericsson will provide will help U.S. Cellular customers experience faster speeds than ever before.
  • U.S. Cellular is beginning its multi-year deployment of 5G mmWave now, with commercial availability planned for 2021.

U.S. Cellular Ranks #1 for Wireless Network Quality in the North Central Region in Latest J.D. Power Study

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

Power 2020 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study Volume 2 , making this the 7th time since 2016 U.S. Cellular has received an award.

Key Points: 
  • Power 2020 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study Volume 2 , making this the 7th time since 2016 U.S. Cellular has received an award.
  • The North Central Region includes U.S. Cellulars high-speed network in Wisconsin and Illinois, and it is the only region that the company is eligible to receive this J.D.
  • Power 2020 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance StudyVolume 2 is based on responses from 32,497 wireless customers.
  • In addition to evaluating the network quality experienced by customers with wireless phones, the study also measures the network performance of tablets and mobile broadband devices.

U.S. Cellular Joins O-RAN ALLIANCE to Support 5G Network Innovation

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

As U.S. Cellular continues its multi-year plan to deploy 5G throughout its footprint, open RAN architecture can help accelerate delivery of advanced 5G capabilities to customers.

Key Points: 
  • As U.S. Cellular continues its multi-year plan to deploy 5G throughout its footprint, open RAN architecture can help accelerate delivery of advanced 5G capabilities to customers.
  • Jeff Baenke, vice president of technology development at U.S. Cellular added, We are excited to join the O-RAN ALLIANCE and contribute to the standardization of critical interfaces.
  • This ALLIANCE is instrumental to enabling innovation in a multi-vendor network.
  • U.S. Cellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience.

U.S. Cellular Announces CEO Transition

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 11:00pm

Kenneth R. Meyers will be appointed to Senior Advisor to the CEO until his retirement on September 4, 2020.

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  • Kenneth R. Meyers will be appointed to Senior Advisor to the CEO until his retirement on September 4, 2020.
  • Therivel will also be appointed to replace Meyers on both the U.S. Cellular and TDS Boards of Directors.
  • As a result of an orderly succession planning process and an extensive search, we are very pleased to announce LTs appointment, commented LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr., Chairman of U.S. Cellular and President and CEO of TDS.
  • We greatly thank Ken for his many years of exemplary service to U.S. Cellular and the TDS Enterprise, continued Mr. Carlson.