US Cellular announces 30 new markets to have LTE November 5th
This coming Monday, November 5th, US Cellular starts providing to 30 markets access to the new high-speed LTE service. The carrier did not reveal all the specific cities that would benefit by this, but did list the “leading markets” to be in Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Shortly thereafter, subscribers in Rockford, Illinois; Medford, Oregon; Yakima, Washington; and Knoxville, Tennessee will have LTE services launched.
In this way, US Cellular will have more than half of its customers covered by LTE by the holidays. The carrier has partnered with King Street Wireless, LP who holds several 700MHz licenses in 27 states and is providing LTE services wholesale to carriers.
US Cellular subscribers are currently bound to three Samsung devices, the new Galaxy Note II, the Galaxy S III, and the Galaxy Metrix.