US Cellular has confirmed the upcoming launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The carrier has said the handset will be "available for customers in October" however they have yet to offer anything specific. Aside from the October release timeframe, US Cellular has said they will have the Note 3 available in Jet Black.
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US Cellular began accepting pre-orders for the Moto X back in early-August. Those pre-orders went live without anything solid in terms of a shipping date, however that good news has arrived today. US Cellular has announced the Moto X pre-order period has come to an end. The handset is available online as of today and will arrive in retail stores this coming Friday.
US Cellular launching shared data plans. We have yet to hear anything direct from the carrier, however another leak has surfaced regarding those plans and this time around there are some pricing details included. That being said, while not yet confirmed, it does appear as if US Cellular will be launching these plans fairly soon. In the meantime, here are some of the plan highlights.
Verizon Wireless and AT&T both offer shared data plans and it looks like another US-based carrier will soon be following in their footsteps. This latest carrier is US Cellular and while they have yet to offer an official announcement, a leak is suggesting these new plans could arrive next month. The details are not yet complete, but what has been leaked has these plans looking rather similar to Verizon and AT&T.
Moto X smartphone yesterday and as we had learned, the handset is expected to come available with a wide variety of carriers. Motorola did say the price would be $199 for the 16GB model and $249 for the 32GB model, however the carrier specific release dates have yet to be revealed. We are expecting the handset to arrive in late-August, however it looks like US Cellular has since opened up pre-orders.
Motorola was originally expected to have a bit more to say about the Moto X earlier in the month. That was quickly put to the side when Motorola came forward with a flat out denial. And well, as that date has since passed we know it was not to happen. But despite that rumored date not working out as expected, the date related rumors are continuing to come. Enter this latest which has pegged the US Cellular release date as August 26th.
US Cellular. In this case the carrier is making a change to the way they handle upgrades for existing customers. And in addition, there will also be a change coming that deals with the 15-Day Excellence Guarantee policy. That said, both of these items are set to go into effect on July 27th.
T-Mobile is currently in the process of acquiring 10MHz of AWS (Advanced Wireless Services) spectrum from US Cellular. This is said to be a cash deal for $308 million and it will help T-Mobile further expand the reach of their 4G LTE network. This acquisition is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2013 and the spectrum covers some of the Mississippi Valley Region.
US Cellular has officially launched their latest smartphone and while this one is not a screamer in terms of the specs, it does come with a price that is as low as can be without being free. The handset is the ZTE Imperial and US Cellular has it available for just one-penny on a two-year agreement. The Imperial has LTE connectivity and is running Jelly Bean with a 4-inch display.
Galaxy S III, and are on U.S. Cellular we have some good news. We're getting scattered reports an over the air update is rolling out this week. It isn't Android 4.2 just yet, but you'll be getting a suite of new features worth taking a look at.