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U S WEST CELLULAR OBTAINS MAJORITY INTEREST IN UTAH OPERATIONS; SERVICE AREA INCLUDES NORTHERN UTAH, PARK CITY

 U S WEST CELLULAR OBTAINS MAJORITY INTEREST IN UTAH OPERATIONS;
 SERVICE AREA INCLUDES NORTHERN UTAH, PARK CITY
 BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- U S WEST NewVector Group announced it has increased ownership to hold a majority interest in two Utah cellular operations -- one serving communities on the state's northern border and the other serving ski resort communities of Park City and surrounding areas.
 "Working with our partners in these Rural Service Area markets, we are creating regional networks offering coverage over a large geographical area. We have increased our ownership of these markets as part of our continued commitment to quality service in these areas of Utah," said Rob Spafford, branch manager for U S WEST Cellular's Salt Lake City office. "The increase to majority interest indicates our dedication to quality, comprehensive service throughout key areas of the state."
 The northern Utah majority purchase, serving communities such as Logan, Brigham City and Tremonton, was made from Contel and Cellular Inc. The "Wasatch" system, including Park City and Deer Valley, majority purchase was made from Cellular Inc.
 U S WEST NewVector and its marketing branch, U S WEST Cellular, had held minority interest in the Utah Rural Service Area operations, called Utah RSA No. 1 - "Golden Spike," and Utah RSA No. 2 - "Wasatch," until the majority purchases announced today.
 U S WEST Cellular is a division of U S WEST NewVector Group Inc. Headquartered in Bellevue, NewVector has operations in 15 midwestern, western and southwestern states. The company operates 27 Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and 21 Rural Service Area (RSA) cellular systems under the brand name of U S WEST Cellular. NewVector also offers U S WEST Paging service in 88 markets. NewVector is a subsidiary of U S WEST Inc. (NYSE: USW), a diversified corporation based in Englewood, Colo.
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 /CONTACT: Bernadette Anderson of U S WEST Cellular, 206-562-5754/
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