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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the first LTE tablet on US Cellular, now available

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the first LTE tablet on US Cellular, now available
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is probably the hottest premium Android tablet and now it’s available on regional carrier US Cellular. The launch of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with LTE matches the expansion of the 4G LTE network of US Cellular. The carrier promises to have 54% of its customers covered by the high-speed LTE network by the end of 2012 and now with the Tab 10.1 there’s a luring tablet offering for them.

Currently, US Cellular covers only limited regions in several states. It plans to expand coverage to Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin by end-2012. 

While the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the first 4G LTE tablet for US Cellular, the carrier still hasn’t gottent its first LTE-enabled smartphone. The operator plans on launching the LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S Aviator in April.

source: U.S. Cellular

Tablet Launches U.S. Cellular's Line-Up of 4G LTE Devices

CHICAGO (March 22, 2012) - U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) and Samsung Telecommunications
America (Samsung Mobile) have announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1(tm) is
available today, both in stores and online at The
Android(tm)-powered tablet runs on the 4G LTE network, with speeds up to 10 times
faster than 3G, and is the first device introduced in U.S. Cellular's 4G LTE device
line-up. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available for $499.99 after a $100 mail-in
rebate. For a limited time, the tablet will be available for $399.99 after a $100
mail-in rebate in markets currently covered by the 4G LTE network and in those
scheduled to be covered by the end of 2012. Visit for detailed

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a widescreen display and dual surround-sound speakers,
ideal for streaming video or watching movies while keeping families entertained
on-the-go. The 2 megapixel front camera's high-quality image is ideal for video
chatting and the 3 megapixel rear-facing camera has HD video capabilities to ensure
users will capture every memorable moment. Galaxy Tab 10.1 users have access to
nearly half a million apps available through Google Play, formerly known as the
Android(tm) Market, helping multi-taskers get more done throughout the day with
calendars, email, news, weather and more. Google Play also features downloadable
digital movies, books and music.

"The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the first of many cutting-edge devices slated for use on the
4G LTE network," said Edward Perez, vice president of sales and marketing operations
for U.S. Cellular. "This sleek and functional tablet makes it easier than ever for
busy customers to simplify and organize their lives."

Highlighted features:
*         10.1-inch WXGA PLS TFT 1280x800 HD display
*         Slim and lightweight at 1 pound, 3.9 ounces and .34-inch depth
*         Battery life up to 12 hours of usage, with standby time of up to 400 hours
*         1 GHz dual-core NVIDIA(r) Tegra(tm) 2 processor
*         Powered by Android(tm) Honeycomb
*         Front and rear camera: 3.2 megapixel rear camera with auto-focus, LED
flash and HD (720p) video recording, 2 megapixel front camera
*         32 GB memory

The enhanced wireless experience on the 4G LTE network builds on the 3G data
services U.S. Cellular customers already enjoy on the carrier's nationwide network
that has the highest call quality and network satisfaction. U.S. Cellular, in
partnership with King Street Wireless, currently offers 4G LTE service in select
cities in Iowa, Maine, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. In
the second half of this year, 4G LTE coverage will expand to cover select cities in
Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, Washington
and West Virginia.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available to all U.S. Cellular customers and will run on
the 4G LTE network in markets where it is available and on U.S. Cellular's
nationwide 3G network in all other areas. By the end of 2012, 54 percent of U.S.
Cellular customers will enjoy faster 4G LTE speeds.

U.S. Cellular customers enjoy the only 4G LTE network with unique benefits, such as
new devices faster without continuously signing contracts, free Overage Protection
and free battery swap. U.S. Cellular also offers customers the only points-based
rewards program in the industry, which rewards customers for simple things, such as
paying bills on-time, adding a line or referring friends and family. Points may be
used for faster phone upgrades, additional lines, devices, accessories and
ringtones. It's one of the reasons U.S. Cellular has the happiest customers in

For more information about the 4G LTE experience, visit For
information about all of U.S. Cellular's deals, plans and phones, and other
restrictions on these offers, visit any U.S. Cellular store, go to or
check out U.S. Cellular on Facebook.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available for $499.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate. For a
limited time, the tablet will be available for $399.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate
in current and upcoming 2012 4G LTE markets. Visit for detailed
pricing. Purchase of a data plan is required and a new two-year agreement and
activation fee may apply for new customers. Additional terms, conditions and/or
charges may apply.

About King Street Wireless, L.P.
King Street Wireless, L.P. currently holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27 states
and is partnering with Chicago-based U.S. Cellular to deliver high-speed 4G LTE
service to U.S. Cellular's customers in several of the carrier's markets.  King
Street Wireless is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia where it is recognized for
its involvement in its community both through its economic development and
philanthropic efforts. To learn more about King Street Wireless, visit

About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and
telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor,
telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010
consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in
206 offices across 68 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to
coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications,
comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital
Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of
Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a
range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named
the world's most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability
Index. For more information, please visit

About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading
innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier
has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed
nationwide network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. U.S.
Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for
the second year in a row and received PC Magazine's 2011 Readers' Choice Award. To
learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or To
get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on, and

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