U.S. Cellular today announced it has begun selling Apple Watch Series 3
(GPS + Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one
watch. With cellular, customers can go with just their Apple Watch and
stay connected to the people and information they care about. To help
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) customers get started, for a
limited time U.S. Cellular will offer the device with no monthly service
“We are thrilled to launch Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) with an
incredible offer for new and current customers,” said Mark Vitale,
senior director of device strategy and management at U.S. Cellular.
“This addition to our Apple line-up provides our customers with added
flexibility to use their Apple devices wherever they want on our fast,
Apple Watch Series 3 adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one
watch. Whether users are out for a run, at the pool or just trying to be
more active throughout their day, Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular
allows them to stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even
without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple Watch is an amazing
health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water
resistance 50 meters and a barometric altimeter that measures relative
elevation. Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and
cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core
processor and new wireless chip.
U.S. Cellular customers who purchase Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS +
Cellular) on any of the company’s Total Plans with No Hidden Fees
can get it with no monthly service charge, a potential $10 monthly
savings over other wireless carriers. Additionally, U.S. Cellular
customers who purchase the device not on a Total Plan will have just a
$4.99 service charge per month, with the first three months free.
U.S. Cellular’s Total Plans with No Hidden Fees – no activation
fees, no monthly device connection charges, no phone upgrade fees and no
data overage fees – include unlimited data offerings that start as low
as $40 per line/month for four lines.
To activate cellular service with Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS +
Cellular), customers first need to update iOS 11.3 and
watchOS 4.3, then tap Settings on iPhone > General > About and
follow the prompt to update to the latest carrier settings. For more
details on pricing and data plans, please visit uscellular.com.
For more details on iPhone and Apple Watch please visit www.apple.com.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires connection to 4G LTE
network for data service and to the VoLTE network for a voice
communication. 4G LTE and VoLTE service not available in all markets.
Postpaid service plan with an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later
required. Taxes and certain charges such as RCRF, and USF and 911
service charges apply. Unlimited Data Plan(s) will stream at speeds of
up to 3 Mbps and will automatically shift to 2G when each line reaches
22GB. $40 unlimited plan pricing requires paperless billing and autopay.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the
United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading
innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The
Chicago-based carrier offers coverage where the other carriers don’t and
a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives,
increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the
efficiency of government operations. For the fourth time in a row, U.S.
Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance, according
to J.D. Power’s twice-annual U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance
Study, and 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. To
learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com.
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