UScellular invested $47.4 million in its Tennessee network in 2022

UScellular announced today that it made a $47.4 million investment in its Tennessee network in 2022, including $15.8 million in network upgrades and 5G modernizations that enhanced connectivity across the state and $31.6 million in 5G spectrum that will bring additional customer benefits in future years and advances the company’s multi-year 5G network strategy. Four Tennessee nonprofits also received a … Read More

Tennessee Theatre to launch ‘Marquee Awards’ to celebrate local high school musical theatre

Local winners qualify for the Jimmy Awards® in New York City The Tennessee Theatre will host the newly-created Marquee Awards, which celebrates high school musical theatre in East Tennessee. The event, which will be held in 2024, is dedicated to supporting the talents, education and opportunities of students to build a strong and inclusive theatre community. “We’re thrilled to announce … Read More

Voting begins in UScellular, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley annual Black History Month Art Contest

Voting is now open in UScellular’s Eighth Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Voting is available online, and community members can visit to vote for their favorite piece of artwork. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley members created original pieces representing influential Black icons in science, technology, engineering … Read More

Beat the freeze: Dropping temps could mean damaged devices

 UScellular offers five tips for protecting smart devices in extreme winter weather This winter could be colder and snowier than normal, according to the U.S. Winter Outlook released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). While winter safety is top of mind for families, pets and homes, smart devices should not be overlooked. It is important to keep devices … Read More

UScellular offers tips to help prevent distracted driving among teens

In 2020, nearly 1 in 10 drivers ages 15-20 involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted, the largest proportion for any age group. January is National Teen Driving Awareness Month, and UScellular is providing tips and resources for parents and teenagers about built-in phone features, apps and other resources to help prevent distracted driving. “Mobile devices can be a … Read More

UScellular surprises Nourish Knoxville with $5K donation

The holidays are about connecting with friends and family, and UScellular is nourishing these connections by enabling communities to share a meal with the ones they love. In a surprise visit on Dec. 15, UScellular donated $5,000 worth of supplies to Nourish Knoxville to aid the nonprofit in its mission of creating healthier communities in East Tennessee through relationships with … Read More

Three predictions for wireless tech in 2023

By Laurent “LT” Therivel, President and CEO of UScellular This April will mark the 50th anniversary of the first cellphone call. It seems hard to believe the technology has been around that long considering I didn’t get my first cellphone until my boss in the Marine Corps instructed me that I needed to be reachable “anytime…and I mean any time.” … Read More

The best tech gifts for every budget

The Best Tech Gifts for Every Budget The latest tech gadgets always make for a great gift, even for the impossible-to-shop-for loved one.  However, due to inflation concerns, customers are adjusting their holiday spending and shopping habits, with many saying that while they may spend the same as last year, they will buy fewer gifts1. So how can budget conscious … Read More

Immersive and interactive Unicorn World coming to Knoxville in December

Unicorn World, an immersive, interactive and themed event for all ages, will come to Knoxville on Dec 10-11. The event, which includes a magical forest and animatronic unicorns, will take place at the World’s Fair Exhibition Hall, located next to the Festival Lawn and Court of Flags. Created and developed by Knoxville area residents and husband-wife duo Patrick and Lauren … Read More