UScellular Awarded Additional $2.1 Million from the Missouri Cell Towers Grant Program
Jefferson City, Mo. (Jan. 2, 2024) – UScellular has been awarded $2.1 million to build four cell sites in the second round of grants from the Missouri Cell Towers Grant Program. With the $5.8 million awarded in the first round, the company has received $7.9 million overall to enhance mobile and in-home connectivity in several counties across the state.
The Missouri Cell Towers Grant Program is managed by the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) and funded through the American Rescue Plan Act. It is focused on investing in the expansion of cellular service statewide.
With this new round of funding, UScellular will build four cell sites that will provide additional wireless coverage in Marion, Ralls, Adair, Knox, Macon, Shelby, Pulaski and Texas counties.
In total, UScellular will build 15 new towers across Missouri through this program. Information on the previous $5.8 million grant UScellular received is available at https://newsroom.uscellular.com/uscellular-awarded-58-million-from-the-missouri-cell-towers-grant-program/.
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.