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October 09, 2015 12:17 PM ET

Wireless Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Consumer Cellular, Inc.

Company Overview

Consumer Cellular, Inc. provides cellular phones and service plans for AARP members. It serves customers through retailers in the United States, as well as directly at The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Portland, Oregon.

7204 SW Durham Road

Suite 300

Portland, OR 97224-7574

United States

Founded in 1995





Key Executives for Consumer Cellular, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Consumer Cellular, Inc. Key Developments

Consumer Cellular Adds Target's US Stores to its Distribution

Target will offer five cellphones with service from Consumer Cellular. The MVNO is also the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members.

Consumer Cellular Offers iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on September 26

Consumer Cellular announced it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at its company website and via its US-based Customer Contact Centers. iPhone 6 will be available starting at $150 upfront plus $25 per-month for 20 months for the 16GB model and iPhone 6 Plus will be available starting at $200 upfront plus $25 per-month for 22 months for the 16GB model. Both models will be available for sale with Consumer Cellular's popular EasyPay program. Consumer Cellular will allow iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus customers to connect to its 4G LTE network. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design that is still comfortable to hold and easy to use. Both models are better in every way and include: the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for blazing fast performance and power efficiency; advanced iSight and FaceTime HD cameras; ultrafast wireless technologies; and Apple Pay, an easier way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger. The new iPhones include iOS 8 featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, predictive typing for Apple's QuickType keyboard and Family Sharing. In addition, iPhone 5s will be available starting at $100 upfront plus $25 per-month for 18 months and iPhone 5c will be available starting at $50 upfront plus $25 per-month for 16 months.

Consumer Cellular Expands Presence in Arizona

Consumer Cellular continues its growth trajectory by relocating its Phoenix customer support center to a new facility in Tempe, allowing the company to add hundreds of employees to its existing staff of more than 1,000 employees companywide. Consumer Cellular's new 85,245 square foot customer service center is located in the Tempe Commerce Park at 7410 S. Roosevelt Street. The company currently has more than 280 employees in the Phoenix-Tempe area and plans to add an additional 300 by May 2015. Consumer Cellular focuses its efforts on the market of adults 50+ who do not wish to be confined by long-term contracts or the rigidity of typical pre-paid and post-paid options. Consumer Cellular allows customers to customize their plans, as well as the ability to switch plans at any time without penalty, and provides phones and plans that are affordable, flexible and designed to fit their needs.

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