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."
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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 Names Michel Combes As President and CFO
Sprint today appointed seasoned telecom executive Michel Combes as President and Chief Financial Officer. Combes replaces Tarek Robbiati, who will transition away from Sprint at the end of the month.