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U.S. Cellular Wins Fifth Straight J.D. Power Award for Highest Network Quality Performance

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For the fifth time in a row and 21st time since 20061,
U.S. Cellular® (NYSE:USM) is the top ranked wireless carrier
in J.D. Power's Wireless Network Quality Performance Study.
The national wireless carrier was ranked #1 in the North Central Region2,
which includes its ultra-fast network service in Wisconsin and Illinois,
and it is the only region that the company is eligible to receive this
J.D. Power award.

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For the fifth time in a row, U.S. Cellular is the top ranked wireless carrier in the North Central R ...

For the fifth time in a row, U.S. Cellular is the top ranked wireless carrier in the North Central Region in J.D. Power's Wireless Network Quality Performance Study. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Consistently receiving this recognition from J.D. Power is a testament
to the hard work and dedication of our talented group of engineers who
make it their priority to ensure our customers stay connected wherever
they are," said Mike Irizarry, executive vice president and chief
technology officer for U.S. Cellular. "They live and work in the
communities we serve, and their local expertise gives us the ultimate
advantage in helping us deliver on our promise to provide an unmatched
wireless experience for our customers."

The 2018 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study—Volume 2 is
based on responses from 36,320 wireless customers. Carrier performance
is examined in six regions: Mid-Atlantic, North Central, Northeast,
Southeast, Southwest and West. 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. The study was fielded from January through June 2018.

12006-2013 Volumes 1 and 2, 2016 Volume 2 – 2018
Volume 2

2Tied for highest ranking
For
J.D. Power award information, visit
www.jdpower.com.

About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the
United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading
innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The
Chicago-based carrier offers coverage where the other carriers don't and
a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers' lives,
increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the
efficiency of government operations. For the fifth time in a row, U.S.
Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance, according
to J.D. Power's twice-annual U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance
Study, and 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. To
learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com.
To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular,
Twitter.com/uscellular
and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.

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