August 27, 2008

U.S. Cellular Expands Greater Bangor Service

BANGOR - U.S. Cellular announced Tuesday that it is adding new cell sites in the northern part of Bangor, as well as in Hermon and Corinth. In addition, a cell site in Charleston is due to come on line by the end of August.

The site in Bangor will increase U.S. Cellular's coverage and network capacity in the city and along Routes 222 and 15, the company said. The site in Hermon will improve service along Routes 2 and 222, while the site in Corinth will increase coverage and capacity in Corinth and along Routes 11, 15, 43 and 94.

The site in Charleston will increase coverage and capacity in that town as well as provide service along Routes 11A and 15.

The new towers in the Bangor area are part of a $16 million network investment in the New England region in 2008. The new sites in Corinth and Charleston are funded by the Universal Service Fund.

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