UScellular announces three winners of eighth annual Black History Month Art Contest

UScellular announced today the three winners of its eighth annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley at a celebration at the club that celebrated icons in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The winning artists were awarded gift cards in the following amounts: Yvi Jara-Vasquez, first place, $250 Vivienne Brooks, second place, … Read More

After a tough year with inflation, save money using your smartphone

UScellular shares tips for turning smartphones into the ultimate money-saving tool There is no question that inflation has impacted many facets of life for the average consumer. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer prices rose by 9.1% from June 2021 to June 2022. This is the largest 12-month increase shoppers have experienced in more than 40 years … Read More

UScellular offering support to customers with free calls to Turkey, Syria

To help connect family, friends and loved ones, UScellular is offering customers free calls to Turkey and Syria from the United States. From Feb. 8 through March 9, customers can make outbound calls to Turkey and Syria with no international dialing rates applied. Postpaid customers will have charges automatically waived. Prepaid customers whose plans allow for international dialing can call … Read More

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

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