US Cellular signs 5G contract with Samsung

24 Feb 2020

US Cellular – the fifth-largest mobile operator in the US by subscribers – has signed a commercial agreement with Samsung Electronics for the supply of 5G and 4G LTE solutions. The new agreement establishes terms under which US Cellular can purchase Samsung’s network gear, including 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) technology.

TeleGeography notes that Samsung is the third tech vendor that US Cellular has inked a commercial 5G agreement with, following deals with Ericsson and Nokia in 1Q19.

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