UScellular Turns on 5G Network for Customers in Northeast Missouri

January 26, 2021

Joins Other Areas Across Missouri with Access to the UScellular 5G Network

NEW LONDON, Mo. (Jan. 26, 2021) – UScellular customers in northeast Missouri are now able to access the company’s 5G network. This initial deployment covers parts of northeast Missouri including Alexandria, Canton, Green City, Hannibal, Hurdland, Kirksville, La Plata, Lucerne, Macon, Milan, New Cambria, New London, Novinger, Palmyra, Pollock, Powersville, Shelbina and Unionville.

Other towns with access to 5G in Missouri include Branson, Columbia, Jefferson City and West Plains. Additional 5G coverage will be added to enhance the network experience for UScellular customers in Missouri in the future as part of the company’s multi-year expansion for 5G.

“UScellular customers in northeast Missouri will have access to even faster data connection speeds for a better experience on city streets, country roads and in their homes,” said Joe Cabrera, director of sales for UScellular in Missouri. “We encourage our new and current customers to check out the growing number of 5G smartphones and connected devices in our portfolio so they can benefit as we expand our 5G network.”

The multi-year network expansion for 5G in Missouri is a result of previous network investments to modernize equipment and software. In 2019, UScellular invested $12.6 million in upgrades to enhance the network experience for Missouri residents.

The company has a growing portfolio of 5G smartphones from Apple, LG and Samsung, connected devices and IoT solutions with a range of price points for everyone to experience 5G.

This initial 5G network deployment is on the company’s 600 MHz spectrum and will provide customers in Illinois communities with faster data speeds, seamless video chatting and a more responsive mobile experience.

A 5G coverage map is available at https://www.uscellular.com/coverage-map. This will be updated as more 5G network coverage is added. For more information about UScellular’s 5G network, please go to uscellular.com/5G.



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