CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM) successfully bid on 26 census tracts in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) September 27 Mobility Auction 901, totaling $40.1 million in funds to bring mobile broadband service to rural communities in the carrier's footprint. U.S. Cellular will extend wireless service to select counties in 10 states where it is an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC), including Illinois, Iowa, Maine, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
U.S. Cellular Awarded $40 Million In The FCC's Mobility Fund Auction 901 To Bring Wireless Service To More Rural Customers
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