Readers surveyed by PC Magazine ranked Consumer Cellular as a leading mobile phone provider in its annual „Consumer Recommended“ list for 2018. The rankings were based on a company`s net promoter`s rating, with Consumer Cellular`s score of 87 out of 100 described by the magazine as „the love of users, which is almost unheard of in the world of technology.“  Consumer Cellular was also selected by PC Magazine readers for six consecutive years in its Reader`s Choice survey as „Favorite Wireless Carrier.“  In 2018, he acquired the U.S. rights to GrandPad, a touch tablet for the elderly. The user interface is designed for users to chat with family members, look at photos or check messages. It can be connected to a network of motion sensors and a wireless hub.  CHICAGO, October 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has signed a final agreement to acquire Consumer Cellular, Inc. („Consumer Cellular“ or „Company“). The company`s first retail presence was founded in 2011 with a national partnership with Sears Stores. In 2014, Consumer Cellular was introduced in target stores and was available in 2018 in a selection of U.S. best buy stores.
 In 2013, the company introduced a smartphone financing program called EasyPay, which is available to consumers to buy smartphones starting at $200.  In the same year, the company collaborated with SquareTrade to begin making mobile phone protection plans available.  Consumer Cellular is a leading mobile operator that provides mobile phones and contract-free service plans primarily for the 50. The company has been a licensed AARP supplier for more than 12 years and offers special discounts to AARP members on the service. Founded 25 years ago on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the security and convenience of mobile phone service, consumer Cellular is private with 2,000 employees. Based in Portland, Ore., the company uses the country`s largest voice and data networks, which cover 99 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular`s wireless phones and plans are sold nationally at major retailers such as Target as well as directly to consumers at ConsumerCellular.com or (888) 345-5509.
The company has been on the Inc. 5000 list for 11 consecutive years. Consumer Cellular scored highest in the J.D. Power 2016 (V2) – 2020 (V1) Wireless Non-Contract Customer Care Performance Studies segment for customer satisfaction with wireless customers. For more information on the J.D. Power 2020 Award, visit jdpower.com/awards. For mobile tutorials, features, apps and company news, connect to Consumer Cellular on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Since most mobile operators direct their services to high-customer customers, John Marick and Greg Pryor founded Consumer Cellular in 1995 with the goal of providing an inexpensive service to casual users of all ages.  In June 2017, Consumer Cellular was voted for the second consecutive mobile operator among non-contract operators in a consumer survey conducted by customer experience company Market Force Information. Carriers were categorized into several categories to determine customer satisfaction and loyalty. Consumer Cellular has come to the top for best value, best coverage, fewer cancelled calls, the simplest plan change and the best flexibility, among others.  Consumer Cellular is a postpaid U.S.
mobile network operator founded in October 1995 by John Marick and Greg Pryor.  The company offers mobile phones, untraceable mobile phone plans and accessories with a focus on users 50 years of age and older. Including its headquarters in Portland, Oregon, consumer Cellular is entirely in the United States.