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U.S. Cellular leans further into LTE in 2014

The wireless provider will expands faster 4G connectivity to more than 1,200 cell towers this year, bolstering coverage in 13 states.

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U.S. Cellular on Tuesday outlined its intentions to expand and enhance its 4G LTE network this year.

The wireless provider plans to add more than 1,200 4G LTE cell towers across its footprint over the course of 2014. In doing so, U.S. Cellular will expand its existing coverage in 13 states.

Its planned growth will spread out across a number of states: Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Looking ahead, Oklahoma City; Emporia, Kan.; and areas of Door County, Wis., will also get LTE coverage for the first time. All told, U.S. Cellular plans to have 4G LTE speeds in more than 93 percent of its network before the year is out.