U.S. Cellular Launches the 4G LTE-Enabled Samsung Galaxy Note(TM) 10.1

U.S. Cellular Launches the 4G LTE-Enabled Samsung Galaxy Note(TM) 10.1

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CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM) and
Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone
provider in the United States, announced the 4G LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy
Note™ 10.1 is now available in U.S. Cellular stores and at uscellular.com. The
16GB Galaxy Note 10.1 is $499.99 when paired with a plan with 2GB or more of
data.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 joins U.S. Cellular's innovative line-up of 4G LTE
devices that includes the Samsung Galaxy S® III, Samsung Galaxy Note® II and
the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 10.1. Customers who purchase the Galaxy Note 10.1 from
U.S. Cellular receive benefits no other carrier offers, including a valuable
rewards program that recognizes customer loyalty.

"The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 makes it easier to get more work done and stay
connected while you're away from the office, and enhances the moments you
share with your family too," said Edward Perez, vice president of sales and
marketing operations for U.S. Cellular. "Its speed and performance are even
better when backed by the 4G LTE network, which delivers data up to 10 times
faster than 3G."

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1's integrated S Pen offers users with the
precision of a pen and the control of a mouse. With S Pen, users can take
meeting notes, personalize emails, edit documents and more. The S Pen can also
be used as a tool for PC-like shortcuts and to preview content simply by
hovering. There's also a multi-window capability to browse the web, check
emails, watch videos and work on office documents at the same time. The Galaxy
Note 10.1 includes a free preloaded version of Adobe® Photoshop Touch and 2GB
of free file storage in Adobe's Creative Cloud. Consumers and artists alike
can use Adobe Photoshop Touch to create presentation graphics, works of art,
or simply modify photos. With the S Pen, it's a breeze to cut away layers or
paint new backgrounds.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 also includes Samsung's Smart Remote, leveraging
a universal remote control application and integrated infrared (IR) blaster to
optimize TV watching experiences. Control any TV from your Galaxy Note 10.1
and get a personal guide that makes it easier to find something everyone wants
to watch.

With the powerful Android™ 4.1 operating system, users can browse swiftly and
smoothly through apps and all of the functions and features of the Galaxy Note
10.1. Google Now sends automatic and real-time notifications such as traffic
alerts, sports scores and weather bulletins customized to the user's location
and interests. Google Voice Search allows you to get search results on-the-go
by simply speaking the question directly you're your phone.

Highlights:

  *Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  *Quad-Core, 1.4 GHz Exynos processor, 2 GB RAM
  *16GB internal storage
  *5 megapixel autofocus rear-facing camera
  *1.9 megapixel front-facing camera

U.S. Cellular, in partnership with King Street Wireless, currently offers 4G
LTE service covering 61 percent of its customers in select cities in Illinois,
Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and
Wisconsin. By the end of this year, 87 percent of U.S. Cellular customers will
have access to 4G LTE speeds. For more information about the 4G LTE
experience, visit uscellular.com/4G.

Samsung, Galaxy, and Note are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Other company names, product names and marks mentioned herein are the property
of their respective owners and may be trademarks or registered trademarks.

Purchase of a data plan is required, and a new two-year agreement and
activation fee may apply for new customers. Additional terms, conditions
and/or charges may apply.

4G LTE not available in all areas. See uscellular.com/4G for detailed coverage
info. 4G LTE service is provided in partnership with King Street Wireless. LTE
is a trademark of ETSI.

[1] Samsung Mobile is the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States
based upon reported shipment data, according to Strategy Analytics, North
America Handset Vendor Marketshare, Q4 2012.

About King Street Wireless, L.P.

King Street Wireless, L.P. currently holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27
states and is partnering with Chicago-based U.S. Cellular to deliver
high-speed 4G LTE service to U.S. Cellular's customers in several of the
carrier's markets. King Street Wireless is headquartered in Alexandria,
Virginia where it is recognized for its involvement in its community both
through its economic development and philanthropic efforts. To learn more
about King Street Wireless, visit www.kingstreetwireless.com.

About Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and
telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information,
please visit www.samsungwireless.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new
possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and
discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones,
personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical
devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79
countries with annual sales exceeding KRW 201 trillion. To discover more,
please visit www.samsung.com.

About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and
industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The
Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are
all backed by its high-speed nationwide network that has the highest call
quality of any national carrier. Currently, 61 percent of customers have
access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent will have access by the end of 2013.
U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion
in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit
one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and
videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular,
Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.

Steve Carlson, U.S.Cellular, (312) 217-0606, steve.carlson@uscellular.com

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