U.S. Cellular, in conjunction with its partner King Street Wireless, announced they have upgraded area towers to offer 4G LTE service.
These upgrades now bring improved speeds to these communities: Imperial, Wauneta, Bartley, Beaver City, Brady, Culbertson, Curtis, Hershey, Indianola, Maxwell, McCook, Mullen, Paxton, Stapleton, Sutherland, Thedford and Trenton.
The company is updating more than 1,200 cell sites across the country to 4G LTE. By the end of this year, more than 93 percent of U.S. Cellular customers will have access to 4G LTE speeds.
U.S. Cellular customers in and around Omaha, Lincoln, Beatrice, Bellevue, Columbus, Fremont, Grand Island, Hastings, Holdrege, Kearney, La Vista, Lexington, Nebraska City, Norfolk, North Platte, Ogallala, Papillion, Seward, Wayne, West Point and York received 4G LTE access last October.
In addition to Nebraska, this latest U.S. Cellular network expansion adds vast 4G LTE coverage in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and North Carolina. It also brings additional 4G LTE service to areas in Iowa, Illinois, Maine, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Erryn Andersen, sales director to U.S. Cellular in Nebraska and Iowa, said the 4G LTE upgrade enhances the wireless experience with faster web browsing, smooth video streaming, video chatting, and speedy app downloads.