Tag Archive: Cellular


US Cellular Black Friday 2019: Free phones and big discounts

Black Friday is just a few hours away which means we pretty much know what retailers, wireless carriers, and others in the mobile space plan to do for the shopping season.

US Cellular has a number of offers for both new and current customers, including big discounts and free phones. If you’re looking to make the switch to US Cellular, or are considering an upgrade as the year winds down, check  [Read More…]

What you need to know about the ‘other’ network provider, U.S. Cellular

What you need to know about America’s fifth largest network provider.

When people talk about postpaid nationwide cell phone networks in the U.S. they usually mean the Big Four: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. But there is a fifth company who offers full-service nationwide contract plans that are as good or better than the bigger corporations: U.S. Cellular.

Even though U.S. Cellular is a smaller company, it partners with other providers to offer great coverage nationwide. If  [Read More…]

Consumer Cellular Buyer’s Guide

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs).

Companies such as Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless license the towers and coverage from tier-one providers but offer their own phones, rate plans, and customer service.

Let’s take a look at one in particular: Consumer Cellular — a customer friendly MVNO which caters to  [Read More…]

US Cellular outlines its first 5G cities

US Cellular this week announced its first markets expected to see 5G coverage. Starting from the first quarter of next year (Q1 2020), customers in select Iowa and Wisconsin cities will get the next-gen network.

“Iowa and Wisconsin are two of our largest markets and we’re excited to introduce 5G technology to customers in both urban and rural communities where other carriers have not.”

According to US Cellular, hundreds of cities will be included in the first round of expansion.  [Read More…]

U.S. Cellular is launching 5G in two markets in early 2020

U.S. Cellular will be upgrading its existing 4G equipment to support 5G through 2020.

What you need to know Low-band 5G is launching on U.S. Cellular in the first quarter of 2020 4G equipment upgrades add support for 5G on 600Mhz spectrum. Parts of Iowa and Wisconsin will be upgraded first with 5G phones and service launching as it’s ready.

In the first phase of a multi-year plan, U.S. Cellular is upgrading its 4G towers to new  [Read More…]

The best deals available at US Cellular (September 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it’s a few bucks on an accessory or a few hundred on a new phone, we appreciate the opportunity to save on purchases. To that end, we’ve done our best to gather up the current deals and promotions available for consumers.

US Cellular Deals

Here, we highlight the savings and discounts that can be had at US Cellular. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and things might have changed by the time you read this. Nevertheless,  [Read More…]

Consumer Cellular Buyer’s Guide

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs).

It might surprise you to know that companies such as MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless operate on the T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T networks, respectively. These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and  [Read More…]

US Cellular revises its Unlimited offering with cheaper rates

US Cellular on Monday introduced a new approach to its Unlimited rate plan. Starting out at $ 50 for one line, they are about ten bucks cheaper per month, on average.

While this might sound ideal on the surface, it’s not just about slashing your bill. Indeed, some of the features that were previously included in the basic plan have been relegated to a $ 10 per month add-on option.

Under the previous plan, the $ 10 per month add-on  [Read More…]

The best deals available at US Cellular (August 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it’s a few bucks on an accessory or a few hundred on a new phone, we appreciate the opportunity to save on purchases. To that end, we’ve done our best to gather up the current deals and promotions available for consumers.

US Cellular Deals

Here, we highlight the savings and discounts that can be had at US Cellular. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and things might have changed by the time you read this. Nevertheless,  [Read More…]

Best deals at US Cellular (July 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it’s a few bucks on an accessory or a few hundred on a new phone, we appreciate the opportunity to save on purchases. To that end, we’ve done our best to gather up the current deals and promotions available for consumers.

US Cellular Deals

Here, we highlight the savings and discounts that can be had at US Cellular. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and things might have changed by the time you read this. Nevertheless,  [Read More…]