US Cellular At A Glance
Year Founded: 1983
Networks Used: US Cellular
Sells Phones: Yes
All Taxes And Fees Included In Price? No
Online Payment Options: Checking Account, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Refill Cards, Savings Account
A Summary Of US Cellular Phone Plans
No Credit Check Single Line Monthly Prepaid Plans
No Credit Check Prepaid Plans With Family Discounts
Single Line Postpaid Plans
Postpaid Plans With Family Discounts Applied
Things To Know About US Cellular Before You Subscribe
US Cellular is a regional carrier that runs its own wireless network. It is the 5th largest wireless network in the USA providing service in 23 states and it is a carrier partner for Google’s Project Fi. Nationwide coverage is offered through roaming agreements with several major partner networks.
The companies cell phone plans are moderately priced, and it prides itself on offering good customer support to its subscribers. US Cellular is regularly rated by JD Power to be a top performing network.
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Supported Phones And BYOD Devices
US Cellular sells all of the latest devices from the biggest manufacturer’s including Apple and Samsung. Bring your own device is supported and you’ll likely need a phone compatible with either Sprint or Verizon to work with US Cellular. Most universally unlocked phones from manufacturer’s such as Motorola and Samsung are compatible with the network.
Where To Buy Service Plans And SIM Cards
Service plans and SIM cards must be bought directly from US Cellular or a US Cellular store.
Customer support is available in store and over the phone. Phone hours are as follows:
7 a.m. – 10 p.m. PST
Phone Unlock Policy
4G LTE phones launched by US Cellular after February 1, 2016 are sold unlocked. Phones launched prior to that may be able to be unlocked by a software update. Some older phones cannot be unlocked.