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CODE OF ETHICS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
This Code of Ethics applies to all Directors of United States Cellular Corporation ("USC"). Directors of USC are expected to act in accordance with the highest standards of personal and professional integrity in all aspects of their activities, and to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
As a USC Director you agree to:
(a) Engage in and promote honest and ethical conduct, including the ethical handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest between personal and professional relationships;
(b) Take all reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of non-public information about USC or its subsidiaries and their customers obtained or created in connection with your activities and to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of such information unless required by applicable law or regulation or legal or regulatory process;
(c) Promote full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable disclosure in reports and documents that USC or its subsidiaries files with, or submits to, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators and in other public communications made by USC or its subsidiaries;
(d) Comply with applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations, as well as the rules and regulations of the American Stock Exchange and/or other self-regulatory organizations of which USC or its subsidiaries is a member; and
(e) Promptly report any possible violation of this Code of Ethics to any member of the USC Audit Committee and to the USC General Counsel.
You are prohibited from directly or indirectly taking any action to fraudulently influence, coerce, manipulate or mislead USC, its subsidiaries, or its independent public auditors for the purpose of rendering the financial statements of USC or its subsidiaries misleading.
You will be held accountable for your adherence to this Code of Ethics. Violations of this Code of Ethics may also constitute violations of law and may result in civil and criminal penalties for you and/or USC.
Any waiver of the Code of Ethics shall be made only after review by the USC General Counsel and only on the recommendation of the Audit Committee and subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, and will be promptly disclosed as required by law or stock exchange regulation.
If you have any questions regarding the best course of action in a particular situation, you should promptly contact the General Counsel of USC. You may utilize the USC Ethics Line for the reporting of violations of this Code of Ethics or the Company's Code of Business Conduct, including questionable accounting or auditing matters, as defined therein. You may choose to remain anonymous in reporting any possible violation.