Filed Pursuant to Rule 433

Registration No. 333-202271

November 16, 2015


Free Writing Prospectus

(To Prospectus dated November 16, 2015 and

Preliminary Prospectus Supplement Dated November 16, 2015)


United States Cellular Corporation


7.25% Senior Notes due 2064


Pricing Term Sheet




United States Cellular Corporation

Expected Ratings (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch)*:





7.25% Senior Notes due 2064

Principal Amount:



Overallotment Option:





$25 and integral multiples of $25 in excess thereof

Trade Date:


November 16, 2015

Settlement Date:


November 23, 2015 (T+5)

Maturity Date:


December 1, 2064




Interest Payment Dates:


March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1, commencing March 1, 2016 (long first coupon)

Price to Public:


$25 per note

Optional Redemption:


The Issuer may redeem the Notes, in whole or in part, at any time on and after December 1, 2020 at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount redeemed plus accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption date.



The Issuer intends to list the Notes on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “UZC” and expects trading in the Notes on the New York Stock Exchange to begin within 30 days after the Settlement Date.



911684 603 / US9116846034

Joint Book-Running Managers:


Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith






Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

RBC Capital Markets, LLC

UBS Securities LLC

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

Lead Manager:


Citigroup Global Markets Inc.



BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC

Comerica Securities, Inc.

TD Securities (USA) LLC

U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.



Drexel Hamilton, LLC

Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc.



* Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.


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