U.S. Cellular Says LTE Buildout Largely Complete
U.S. Cellular has finished building its LTE network, said the company, which now provides LTE coverage to 99% of its customers. With the LTE network up and running, U.S. Cellular is also expanding its roaming agreements with several other operators around the country, giving its own customers the ability to connect when not in areas with U.S. Cellular coverage. The company didn't name its LTE roaming partners. As far as VoLTE is concerned, the company said the trials it began late last year are promising, and it expects to launch VoLTE across its network on a commercial basis in 2017.
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