Pursuant to Section 13
or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of
earliest event reported): February 9, 2005
UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORPORATION (Exact name of registrant as specified in its
Delaware (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
1-9712 (Commission File Number)
62-1147325 (IRS Employer Identification No.)
8410 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 700, Chicago, Illinois (Address of principal executive offices)
60631 (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number,
including area code: (773) 399-8900
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below
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Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
February 9, 2005, United States Cellular Corporation issued a news release announcing
its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2004. A copy of the news release is attached
hereto as Exhibit 99.1. Attached as Exhibit 99.2 is a safe harbor cautionary statement
under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be
deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
accordance with the provisions of Item 601 of Regulation S-K, any Exhibits filed herewith
are set forth on the Exhibit Index attached hereto.
to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report
to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
United States Cellular Corporation (Registrant)
Date: February 9, 2005
/s/ Thomas S. Weber
Thomas S. Weber
Vice President and Controller
The following exhibits
are filed herewith as noted below.
Description of Exhibit
United States Cellular Corporation's news release,
dated February 9, 2005, announcing earnings for the fourth
quarter of 2004.