Consumer Cellular Adds Nokia C3 to Cell Phone Lineup
Number One Rated No-Contract Wireless Provider Introduces Web-Friendly Cell Phone
Portland, Ore. — Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Consumer Cellular, the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has added a new QWERTY keyboard phone to its lineup—the Nokia C3—which includes easy access to e-mail and social media sites.

An economical option for those users who want a more advanced cell phone along with a lower-use plan, the Nokia C3 cell phone also features:

  • A 2.4-inch color screen;
  • A two megapixel photo camera with four times zoom and video capabilities;
  • Nokia music MP3 player and FM radio;
  • Bluetooth technology; and
  • Up to seven hours talk time or 480 hours of standby time

The device is $80, which includes a one-time $35 activation fee. It can be purchased online at or by phone at 1-888-345-5509.

“We recognize that older generations of Americans are becoming increasingly comfortable with new technology,” said John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. “This is why Consumer Cellular is pleased to offer our customers the Nokia C3, which includes more robust features that are also easy to use. Furthermore, we are able to offer the device at an attractive price coupled with inexpensive plans that are appropriate for almost any budget.”

For more information about Consumer Cellular and the Nokia C3, follow the company on Twitter: @Consumer_Cell and on Facebook:

About Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular, the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, was founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service. The company provides its customers with simple, affordable cell phones and calling plans, guaranteed satisfaction and top-ranked customer support staff all located within the United States. Plus, Consumer Cellular customers never have to sign a long-term contract in order to start service.

The Portland, Ore.-based company is privately held and utilizes the nation's largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people - or 97 percent of the U.S. population. As one of the nation's leading wireless wholesalers, Consumer Cellular is able to purchase wireless service in large volumes, providing its customers with the best of both worlds: great low rates and the best cellular network available. For more information: visit or call (800) 686-4460.

Share Share Email