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US Cellular brings additional 5G network for Midcoast Maine

Apr 07, 2021

UScellular customers in Maine now have additional access to the company’s 5G network.

New 5G equipment in Rockland downtown and Union and offers additional coverage to multiple communities across Maine.

Other towns with access to UScellular’s 5G network in Maine include Belfast, Frankfort, Northport and Thomaston.

Additional 5G coverage will be added to enhance the network for UScellular customers in Maine.

“UScellular customers in Maine will have access to even faster data connection speeds for a better experience on city streets, country roads and in their homes,” said Tabatha MacKay, the area vice president/general manager for UScellular in New England.

“We encourage our new and current customers to check out the growing number of 5G smartphones and connected devices in our portfolio so they can benefit as we expand our 5G network.”

The multi-year network expansion for 5G in Maine is a result of previous network investments to modernize equipment and software. In 2020, UScellular invested $22.8 million in 5G upgrades to enhance the network experience for Maine residents.

This initial 5G network deployment is on the company’s 600 MHz spectrum and will provide Mainers with faster data speeds and a more responsive mobile experience.

A 5G coverage map is available at uscellular.com/coverage-map. This will be updated as more 5G network coverage is added. For more information about UScellular’s 5G network, go to uscellular.com/5G.

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