Cellular One Announces Additional Mobile Broadband Services in Central Louisiana

Mar 19, 2013, 11:54 ET from Cellular One

WAYNE, Pa., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MTPCS, LLC, d.b.a. Cellular One –Cellular One announced additional mobile broadband services at a private reception held at Cellular One's state-of-the-art network operations center, located at Cellular One's Regional Headquarters and flagship store at 2006 Mac Arthur Drive, Alexandria, LA, last Thursday, March 14th.

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Cellular One's President and CEO, Jonathan Foxman, announced the rollout of mobile broadband service across the Alexandria, Pineville, Natchitoches, Leesville, and Fort Polk areas. Based in Central Louisiana, Cellular One has more cellular coverage and retail locations than any other cellular company in the region. The $5 million investment in their network is yet another demonstration of Cellular One's unmatched commitment to meeting their customers' needs, offering cutting edge technology, and providing the considerable benefits of high speed broadband services.

"We are thrilled to be able to introduce a superior 4G experience to Central Louisiana communities and our customers who have been so loyal to Cellular One," said Mr. Foxman.

Several local and state dignitaries were on hand, including Tari Bradford, the deputy state director for U.S. Senator Landrieu and Louisiana Public Service District 4 Commissioner Clyde Holloway and Pineville Mayor, Clarence Fields. Mr. Holloway said, "We're always interested in the rural areas, in particular. We're very interested in seeing an upgrade to our phone system throughout the state. We look forward to the future."

Foxman said the plan is to offer service in the core areas, then expand it throughout the region to the more rural areas. Cellular One has received rural development grants and $3.3 million in funds from the Federal Communications Commission to expand rural service.

About Cellular One
Cellular One is one of the largest and most successful regional wireless carriers in the United States, serving customers in Louisiana, Texas, and Montana. Cellular One is committed to providing great value and exceptional service for its customers.  The Cellular One team of knowledgeable, experienced professionals is dedicated to serving customers and local communities in ways that far exceed their expectations. For more information and event photographs, please visit www.cellonenation.com.

Margaret McKoin

SOURCE Cellular One