UScellular invested $19M in its Maine network in 2023
UScellular invested more than $19 million in its Maine network in 2023. This includes network upgrades and 5G modernizations that enhanced connectivity across the state and advanced the company’s ongoing 5G network evolution and expansion strategy.
UScellular also donated $84,600 to non-profit organizations across Maine, including $32,300 each to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Border Towns and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Waterville, and $20,000 to Maine Red Cross Chapters. Three Maine nonprofits, Bangor YMCA, Hope and Justice Project in Houlton, and Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maine, also received a total of $325,850 worth of hot spots and service to help youth connect to the Internet as part of the company’s After School Access Project.
“At UScellular, our mission is to connect people to what matters most. These investments helped us fulfill that mission and enhance our community,” said Brandi McCune, director of sales and operations for UScellular in New England. “We are committed to providing essential connectivity and supporting our youth now and in the years to come.”
Additionally, UScellular invested $266,000 in its Maine retail environments in 2023 to elevate the shopping experience. For more news and information about UScellular, please go to newsroom.uscellular.com.
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 http://www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com.