UScellular Invested $254 Million in its Wisconsin Network in 2022
Manitowoc, WI (Feb. 13, 2023) – UScellular announced today that it made a $254 million investment in its Wisconsin network in 2022. This includes $68 million in network upgrades and 5G modernizations that enhanced connectivity across the state and $186 million in 5G spectrum that will bring additional customer benefits in future years and advances the company’s multi-year 5G network strategy. UScellular also provided $203,400 in funding to non-profits and youth organizations across Wisconsin, including $55,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Milwaukee, $30,000 each to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County, Green Bay and the Fox Valley, $25,000 to the YWCA of Green Bay, $25,400 to additional organizations and $8,000 through its Community Connections program. Eight Wisconsin non-profits also received a combined $825,160 worth of hot spots and service to help youth connect to the Internet as part of the company’s After School Access Project. “Whether we are building a new cell tower or donating a hot spot to help a student do their homework, we are investing in the future of Wisconsin,” said Marlon Bailey, director of sales for UScellular in Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. “We are committed to being a part of the communities we serve and ensuring our customers can connect to what matters most.” Additionally, to elevate the in-store shopping experience, UScellular invested $1.7 million in its Wisconsin retail environments in 2022. This includes 20 new, relocated or upgraded stores to help make shopping easy and fun. For more news and information about UScellular, please go to newsroom.uscellular.com. About UScellular UScellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to help customers stay connected to the things that matter most. The Chicago-based carrier provides a strong, reliable network supported by the latest technology and offers a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. Through its After School Access Project, the company has pledged to provide hotspots and service to help up to 50,000 youth connect to reliable internet. Additionally, UScellular has price protected all of its plans, promising not to increase prices through at least the end of 2024. To learn more about UScellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com.