(By Balaseshan) United States Cellular Corp. (NYSE: USM), a wireless telecommunications service provider, said it will begin offering its postpaid service in more than 460 Walmart (NYSE: WMT) stores across the country.
The company offers customers its value-packed plans and unique benefits, such as the only points-based rewards program in wireless, no new contract after the first one ends and free incoming calls, texts and picture messages.
U.S. Cellular also offers a variety of plans to select the right amount of voice minutes, text messages and data, including single line and family plans with unlimited voice and texts. Customers who want to add data to their plan have five options to choose from starting at $10.00 per line for 100 MB.
Customers can pair their U.S. Cellular plan with the device that best meets their needs. Those looking for an advanced smartphone can select the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S3 or Huawei Ascend 2.
The Samsung Chrono 2 and Samsung Freeform 4 provide the features and functionality for customers who prefer to use their phone for calling and texting. Customers should check their local Walmart store for the complete list of U.S. Cellular devices that are available.
Customers who purchase U.S. Cellular postpaid service in Walmart can start earning rewards points immediately for things like faster phone upgrades and free phones and ringtones, the company said. They can also register on My Account at uscellular.com for autopay and paperless billing to save up to 5% on their monthly bills.
USM is trading up 0.38 percent at $37.23 on Wednesday, while WMT is trading up 0.15 percent at $74.87.