U.S. Cellular expands its LTE coverage
U.S. Cellular has announced that by the end of the year customers in more than 3,800 additional cities and towns will have access to its 4G LTE network.
The company said that at the moment 61% of its customer has access to LTE 4G and by the end of the year is expected that percentage to grow to 87%.
"We're continuously improving our customer experience, so we're excited to offer 4G LTE speeds to nearly all of our customers by the end of 2013," said Michael S. Irizarry, executive vice president and chief technology officer. "This 4G LTE network expansion, along with our growing line-up of 4G LTE devices, will make customers' lives simpler and easier with quick access to important information and entertainment on their devices."
Many of the cities that will get 4G for the first time are located in California, Kansas, and Nebraska including Lincoln, Neb., Omaha, Neb., Manhattan, Kan., Eureka, Calif. and Ukiah, Calif. while the expansion will continue in additional cities in Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.