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Connecting Us News Archive

Columbia Missourian - Broadband Funding Advancement 12.14.22

Dec. 14, 2022 - The Missouri Department of Economic Development is expected to launch two grant programs next month directed toward increasing state efforts to address a lack of broadband access in rural Missouri. The programs are the ARPA Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program and a cell tower grant program… Read more

Broadband Breakfast - Broadband Funding 12.12.22

Dec. 12, 2022 - States have a lot to think about as they determine how to prioritize investing federal broadband dollars. Efficiently connecting every unserved and underserved home and business will take priority, but other considerations, like workforce development, advancing 5G, service to libraries and… Read more

FierceWireless FWA $5B 11.8.22

Nov. 8, 2022 - Fixed wireless access (FWA) is having a moment. The technology, which once was considered inferior to other broadband technologies, is now playing a key role in bridging the digital divide and connecting underserved market. New data from research firm Dell’Oro Group indicates that… Read more

RCR Wireless - 5G FWA to Reach $21.7 Billion 11.1.22

Nov. 1, 2022 - In a new report, JCMR market research concluded that global 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) rеvеnuе will rеасh а vаluе оf $21. 7 billion іn 2029. FWA, which is emerging as a primary driver of new revenues for U.S. mobile operators and as a potential fix to the digital divide, was valued… Read more

UScellular Tower 1

Oct. 28, 2022 - On Oct. 28, 2022, UScellular conducted a live demonstration of its advanced 5G wireless technologies at Craig High School in Janesville, Wis… Read more

Tulsa World  - Oklahoma Tech Demo 8.25.2022

August 25, 2022 - High-speed internet is essential for Oklahoma residents and businesses, but estimates show that there are more than 155,000 households across the state without it. For these members of our community, the transformative power of reliable and fast connectivity isn’t yet attainable.... Read more

Mobile World Live - $5 Million for Rural Coverage 8.18.22

Aug. 18, 2022 - UScellular was awarded $5.1 million by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) to build more mobile sites across rural areas of the state to provide connectivity to underserved communities. The operator stated it will use the funding to build sites for mobile and home connectivity… Read more

UScellular Cellsite in Beggs, Oklahoma

Aug. 17, 2022 - On Aug. 17, 2022 UScellular leaders conducted a live demonstration of its advanced 5G wireless technologies at Beggs High School in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma… Read more

RCR Wireless - mmWave Monetizaton

July 14, 2022 - In addition to the 7 km line-of-sight link, UScellular said that at a distance of 1.75 km with no line of sight, the partners were able to get sustained average downlink speeds of about 730 Mbps and sustained average uplink speeds of about 38 Mbps… Read more

FierceWireless - FWA NPS Scores

July 11, 2022 - Americans have now more good internet options than before. The times when Americans could choose from DSL and cable, with cable the mostly better choice are quickly coming to an end for everyone. Fixed wireless is rapidly becoming available to a vast majority of Americans, and fiber is being rolled out by a large.... Read more

Galax Gazette - Infrastructure Funds

June 9, 2022High-speed internet access is essential for Virginia residents and businesses, as well as a key driver of economic prosperity. Unfortunately, this access isn’t available for everyone across the state, including in Grayson County. Estimates show that there are nearly 3,000 households in Grayson County without.... Read more

UScellular - Telecompetitor Fixed Wireless

April 28, 2022 - UScellular has launched Home Internet+ fixed wireless service using 5G deployed in millimeter wave spectrum in 10 markets. A UScellular spokesperson confirmed to Telecompetitor in an email that the carrier is using its own spectrum to support the service… Read more

UScellular - Computer Weekly Fixed Wireless

May 3, 2022 - UScellular, the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the US which provides national network coverage, has announced a collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies and Inseego and has launched its 5G mmWave high-speed internet service in 10 cities across the country... Read more

UScellular - Shelly Moore Capito Fixed Wireless

November 09, 2021 - Today, U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) visited the new US Cellular 5G wireless tower pilot site in Kingwood, West Virginia. The site deploys new mmWave 5G technology that can deliver speeds in excess of 800 mbps download and 60 mbps upload to a home or business while also enabling 5G mobile broadband… Read more

Preston County Journal - Manchin, Capito Tour UScellular Site

November 09, 2021 — U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito say West Virginia can build broadband infrastructure from the recent $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed by Congress, and on Tuesday, UScellular pitched an idea to them on how to do that. The two senators met with UScellular President and CEO Laurent Therivel and others in Kingwood to hear and see how... Read more