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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:11 PM   #1
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iPhone 5 on U.S. Cellular?

Now that we have an LTE capable phone, can we expect U.S. Cellular to finally carry the iPhone????
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:13 PM   #2
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I was just coming here to ask that. I hope they do get it. I know some sites said it may be delayed for them because of the remark from the "big 3" but hopefully it is within the month or they atleast announce they will be getting it.
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:17 PM   #3
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I was just coming here to ask that. I hope they do get it. I know some sites said it may be delayed for them because of the remark from the "big 3" but hopefully it is within the month or they atleast announce they will be getting it.
yeah I'd have to imagine they gotta start carrying it.

Unless they just love losing money.


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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:19 PM   #4
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i thought US cellular was offered the chance to carry the iphone but they rejected it because of the hefty price? it was an article awhile ago
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:19 PM   #5
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yeah I'd have to imagine they gotta start carrying it.

Unless they just love losing money.


Unfortunately, US Cellular seems to be blowing off the iPhone, even though they are losing customers. Let's face it, as much as carriers may not like it, unless they carry the iPhone, they are seen as "less cool." They may find that offering the iPhone even helps them sell more Android phones since it brings people in.

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i thought US cellular was offered the chance to carry the iphone but they rejected it because of the hefty price? it was an article awhile ago
Yes. They seem to think that they can stem the tide of postpaid customer losses without it.
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:21 PM   #6
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i thought US cellular was offered the chance to carry the iphone but they rejected it because of the hefty price? it was an article awhile ago
They turned it down because the 4S didn't have LTE and they were currently investing a lot in the technology. They were quoted saying once Apple gives the iPhone LTE they would... or somewhere along those lines.

Sooo fingers crossed
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 02:22 PM   #7
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anyone heard anything about virgin or cricket getting this phone?
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