U.S. Cellular Names New CEO
U.S. Cellular today announced that its board appointed Kenneth R. Meyers as President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 22. Meyers replaces Mary Dillon, who served as CEO from June 2010 until last week. Dillon has chosen to depart U.S. Cellular for another company. Meyers joined U.S. Cellular in 1987m and has filled a variety of roles there over the years. Meyers has already served in an executive capacity for TDS, the majority owner of U.S. Cellular, since 2007. "Leading U.S. Cellular is an honor and a tremendous opportunity," said Meyers. "U.S. Cellular has recently taken significant and decisive actions to improve its competitive position and strengthen its customer focus. I plan to build on these actions and leverage the passion of our dedicated associates to drive performance, growth and long-term profitability."
U.S. Cellular Likely to Sit Out 600MHz Spectrum Auction
U.S. Cellular CEO Ken Meyers said the company has an adequate supply of spectrum and therefore doesn't think it will be necessary to participate in the upcoming 600MHz auction.
U.S. Cellular to Kick Off VoLTE Trials Soon
U.S. Cellular has finally set a target date for testing VoLTE.
Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO
Sprint today announced it has named Marcelo Claure as President and CEO of the company, who replaces Dan Hesse. Claure already served on Sprint's board of directors, and is the Founder and CEO of Brightstar Corp.
US Cellular to Sell LG G4 On June 4
U.S Cellular today joined Sprint and T-Mobile in announcing planned availability for the LG G4 smartphone. U.S.