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There was a bit of Alltel left over after the Verizon Wireless acquisition back in 2009, and now AT&T is gobbling up the rest. AT&T announced that it will purchase Alltel and its licenses, network assets, retail outlets, and subscribers (such as they are, at 585,000 people) for $780 million. Alltel operates in... Read more...
Wow, Alltel! Haven't heard that name in a long, long time. Verizon Wireless swallowed Alltel Wireless last year, but in a few markets, Alltel stores still exist. Hard to say why they're still hanging around, but we're sure it's due to some strange loophole in the closing process. At any rate, those still living in an Alltel service area now... Read more...
Alltel may be a bit of a lesser player in the wireless market now that it is selling a large part of its assets off to Verizon Wireless, but the carrier is still competing and continuing to offer new phones. In fact, Samsung and Alltel recently partnered to offer the new Samsung Freeform (SCH-r351) to Alltel customers. This sleek bar phone... Read more...