Consumer Cellular Adds Square Trade Protection Plans

Consumer Cellular (www.consumercellular.com), the number one rated cellphone service for the third consecutive year and exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has selected SquareTrade® to provide its customers with top-rated cellphone protection plans. SquareTrade protection plans will allow Consumer Cellular customers to replace damaged or broken phones via a simple monthly plan.

Roughly one out of every three smartphone users breaks their phone within the first year of owning it. As accidental damage to mobile devices continues to rise, this available protection plan ensures that Consumer Cellular customers are covered against the inconveniences and high prices that accompany phone repair and replacement.

“We are constantly looking for new ways to provide enhanced value and service to our loyal customers,” said Consumer Cellular CEO John Marick. “Working with SquareTrade, we’ve found a highly regarded partner with a track record of exceptional service and follow through. Together, we can ensure that our customers can benefit from the safety and convenience of a cellphone with minimal disruption, no matter the bumps or scratches life may bring.”

SquareTrade has extensive experience in protecting a variety of consumer electronics and appliances from malfunctions, accidental damage and life’s frequent mishaps. To ensure subscribers receive fast and exceptional service, SquareTrade uses innovative technology to support its zero-hassle claims process.

SquareTrade plans are available for Consumer Cellular subscribers to protect their devices and can be added for any new phone that Consumer Cellular offers. Customers can activate the coverage online at www.consumercellular.com or by calling 1-888-345-5509.

About Consumer Cellular
Consumer Cellular is the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members and a top-rated carrier that provides no-contract cellphones and service plans to those 50+. Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service, Consumer Cellular is privately held with more than 800 employees. The Portland, Ore.-based company utilizes the nation’s largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people – or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular’s wireless phones and plans are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as Sears and RadioShack dealer franchise locations, as well as direct to consumers at www.consumercellular.com or 800-686-4460. The company has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list for four years in a row. For cellphone tutorials, features, applications and company news, connect with Consumer Cellular on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.

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