CORRECTING and REPLACING Pre-Order a Free Samsung Galaxy S8 on March 30 at U.S. Cellular with Qualifying Trade-In

Samsung Galaxy S8+ also available for pre-order on March 30 U.S. Cellular

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Samsung Galaxy S8+ also available for pre-order on March 30

U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) is offering a Samsung Galaxy S8 with a qualifying trade-in at no cost, starting with pre-orders on March 30 in store and online at All new lines of service and upgrades are eligible for the free device with the trade-in, and those who don’t have a device to trade in can receive a $100 promotional card at the time of purchase. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available from U.S. Cellular in midnight black, arctic silver, orchid gray, and combined with the company’s recently introduced Total Plans with No Hidden Fees - with unlimited data starting as low as $40 per line/month for four lines – Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ customers at U.S. Cellular will experience the best value in wireless.

Consumers who purchase either device between March 30 and April 20, 2017 will also be eligible to receive the new Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset and controller for free– an estimated $129.99 value. This promotion will last for a limited time only, while supplies last, and consumers can visit for more information.

“Samsung continues to be a leader in designing technology that enhances people’s lives and businesses, and with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, they have once again created devices that show us the cutting-edge of what is possible,” said Mark Vitale, director of device and strategy management at U.S. Cellular. “To ensure that our customers can use these devices to the fullest whenever and wherever they are, we continue to invest in a fast and reliable 4G LTE network that keeps them connected in places where other carriers don’t.”

The Samsung Galaxy S8 (5.8-inches)* and Galaxy S8+ (6.2-inches)* have stunning Infinity Displays for immersive viewing experiences, and they bring a new level of functionality and convenience for consumers and businesses. With these devices, Samsung is introducing Bixby, an intelligent interface that helps users get more out of their phone. Bixby can intuitively navigate through a select set of apps, learning the user’s preferences to offer more personalized suggestions.

Additional features include:

  • 8 megapixel F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera and 12 megapixel F1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing
  • Near bezel-less design forms a smooth, continuous surface with no buttons or harsh-angles
  • The industry’s first 10nm chip, allowing for powerful performance and heightened speed and efficiency
  • Samsung Knox defense-grade security platform; wide selection of biometric technologies including a fingerprint scanner, iris scanner and facial recognition so users can select the method that works best for them

Consumers and businesses who purchase the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ from U.S. Cellular can now get unlimited data for as low as $40 per line/month for four lines or just $60 per month for a single line with autopay/paperless billing enrollment. The company’s new 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 talk and text with buckets of 2GB, 6GB and unlimited data, and they include family discounts that reward customers when they add additional lines.

New Equipment Installment Contract, Total Plan or Shared Connect plan, Device Protection +, and credit approval required. Free Device is executed via bill credit after 3rd bill. Galaxy S8+ is $3.64 per month ($109.20 total over 30 months). Qualifying smartphone trade-in requirements: working condition, no cracked screens, Samsung Galaxy S6 or later; iPhone 5s or later. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. See for details. 4G LTE service may be provided through King Street Wireless, a partner of U.S. Cellular. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.

*1 Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners

About King Street Wireless, L.P.

King Street Wireless, L.P. is partnering with U.S. Cellular to deliver high-speed 4G LTE service to U.S. Cellular's customers in most of its markets. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, King Street Wireless holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27 states. King Street is a recognized leader in its community through its economic development and philanthropic efforts. To learn more about King Street Wireless, visit

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. U.S. Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance in the North Central Region, according to the J.D. Power 2016 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 To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on, and


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U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) is offering a Samsung Galaxy S8 with a qualifying trade-in at no cost, starting with pre-orders on March 30 in store and online at


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Katie Frey