United States Cellular 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 16, 2008
UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (773) 399-8900
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS
United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular) and its parent, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS), previously disclosed on November 11, 2005 that the Staff of the Chicago Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had advised them that it was conducting an investigation of both companies in response to the restatement of financial statements that was initially announced by U.S. Cellular and TDS on November 10, 2005.
On June 16, 2008, counsel for U.S. Cellular and TDS received a letter from the Staff of the Chicago Regional Office of the SEC, advising that the Staffs investigation has been completed as to U.S. Cellular and TDS, and that the Staff does not intend to recommend any enforcement action to the SEC.
Pursuant 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.