Don't Miss a Minute of the Olympics w...

Don't Miss a Minute of the Olympics with Your Smartphone

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Since: Mar 12

Schaumburg, IL

#1 Jul 24, 2012
Summer is in full swing and the 2012 Olympics are within throwing distance. It is also the busiest travel season and U.S. Cellular wants to help you keep up with all the Olympic action no matter where you are. Through the new NBC Olympics Live Extra app, customers can live-stream competitions and events straight to their mobile device. Whether you are ambling cross-country with the family or squeezing in an update on your lunch break, there is no reason to miss a single moment of your favorite event. Users can enjoy smooth video streaming on the Samsung Galaxy S III with U.S. Cellular’s high-speed nationwide network. Delivering a strong network is just one of the many ways that U.S. Cellular provides a better experience for its customers, including the only points-based rewards program in wireless and new devices faster without resigning contracts.

Customers can also download the free Olympic 2012 app, which includes medal tally updates with countdown ticker, detailed schedules, venue information, news and more. However, there is no need to settle for the sidelines during the Olympics. Seize the summer as an opportunity to get in shape alongside your favorite athletes. To help organize your workout routines and keep your fitness goals on track, U.S. Cellular offers a range of apps designed to help you turn inspiration into action.

From talking coaches to nutrition trackers, the following apps will simplify your training routine and have you optimizing your athletic prowess in no time:

•Workout Trainer (Free)– features talking coaches; instructional photos and videos; complete programs for fitness goals; create-your-own workouts; workout schedule and reminders; music hosting; Shakerciser to find custom workouts; and ability to share workouts to social networks
•Noom (Free)– features a personalized weight loss plan; daily weight loss tasks; food logging; exercise tracking with GPS or pedometer; sharing on Facebook and Twitter; motivational home screen widgets; programmable reminders; daily Noom score; and logbook to track workouts, meals and weight loss
•Fooducate (Free)– users can automatically scan product barcode for nutrition information; see product reviews; and select better alternatives

“What better a reminder to get out and be active this summer than viewing the accomplishments of these amazing athletes from the convenience of your mobile device?” said Roberta Winger, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Oregon and California.“Our high-speed nationwide network keeps you connected while you’re out and about, making your U.S. Cellular device your one-stop mobile shop for all Olympics news and coverage this summer.”

These apps are currently available for download on Google Play. U.S. Cellular offers a range of smartphone devices suited to fit your lifestyle including the Samsung Galaxy S® III, Samsung Galaxy S® Aviator™, HTC One™ V and more. Additionally, new U.S. Cellular customers are eligible for up to $300 in credit for switching providers now through August 12th.

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