Cecelia D. Stewart Appointed To U.S. Cellular Board of Directors

       Cecelia D. Stewart Appointed To U.S. Cellular Board of Directors

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, March 7, 2013

CHICAGO, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --United States Cellular Corporation
(NYSE: USM) today announced that Cecelia D. Stewart has been appointed to its
board of directors as a Class I director, effective March 6, 2013.

Stewart will fill the Class I directorship previously held by LeRoy T.
Carlson, director emeritus of U.S. Cellular and chairman emeritus of Telephone
and Data Systems (NYSE: TDS), whose term expired May 15, 2012. TDS owns 84
percent of U.S. Cellular.

Stewart is president of U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking for Citigroup,
Inc. She oversees Citi's U.S. Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Small
Business Banking, and Citi Personal Banking and Wealth Management, and is a
member of Citi's Global Consumer Banking Council. Stewart was previously
president of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Retail Banking Group and CEO of
Morgan Stanley Private Bank, responsible for all consumer and commercial
banking. Prior to that, she held several executive vice president positions at
Wachovia, managing customer service and sales. During Stewart's tenure,
Wachovia was consistently ranked as a leader in customer satisfaction and
retention.

"Cecelia Stewart brings significant consumer, small business and financial
expertise to the U.S. Cellular Board of Directors," said LeRoy T. Carlson,
Jr., U.S. Cellular chairman, and TDS president and CEO.

"With more than 30 years of experience in the consumer banking industry,
Cecelia Stewart will provide valuable insight and guidance to the U.S.
Cellular board," said Mary N. Dillon, U.S. Cellular president and CEO. "In
addition, her demonstrated commitment to increasing both sales and customer
satisfaction aligns with U.S. Cellular's values and strategy."

Stewart was chair of the board of directors of the Consumer Bankers
Association in 2007 and 2006. She holds an MBA from Winthrop University.

About U.S. Cellular

United States Cellular Corporation provides a comprehensive range of wireless
products and services, excellent customer support, and a high-quality network
to 5.8 million customers in 26 states. The Chicago-based company had 8,100
full- and part-time associates as of Dec. 31, 2012. At the end of the year,
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. owned 84 percent of U.S. Cellular. For more
information about U.S. Cellular, visit uscellular.com.

About TDS

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), a Fortune 500® company, provides
wireless; broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to
approximately 7 million customers in 36 states through its business units,
U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom and TDS Hosted & Managed Services. Founded in 1969
and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 12,300 people as of Dec. 31, 2012.
Visit www.teldta.com for more information.



SOURCE U.S. Cellular

Website: http://www.uscellular.com
Contact: Kellie Szabo, Director, Media Relations, U.S. Cellular, (773)
355-3307, kellie.szabo@uscellular.com, or Jane W. McCahon, Vice President,
Corporate Relations, TDS, (312) 592-5379, jane.mccahon@teldta.com