The FCC today stopped its 180-day shot clock on its review of AT&T’s proposed purchase of Alltel assets from Atlantic Tele-Network. In a filing spotted by Phone Scoop, the FCC chose to delay the transaction because it said AT&T has not provided sufficient details on how it plans to transitional Alltel’s pre-paid customers. The FCC stoppage comes 175 days into the process.
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Alltel Wireless announced new pricing on its Unlimited "My Circle" plans.
Alltel Wireless is the latest carrier to get the BlackBerry Tour, which is now available for its customers in the 91 markets where it still operates.
Customers reported shorter hold times and improved rates of problem resolution on the first contact.
Samsung Telecommunications America and Paramount Digital Entertainment announced the availability of a 2G microSD card
Cisco cleared what looked like a backlog of WiMAX press releases that covered various network implementations in far-flung markets.
Verizon Wireless late last week explained the initial steps of its plan to integrate operations with Alltel.
Companies in the News: Qulacomm, G-CORE, Alltel, Verizon.
Verizon Wireless will close its acquisition of Alltel this Friday, Verizon said in an SEC 8-K filing late last week.
Alltel Wireless said it added Spanish-language television channels ES Musica and Univision Movil to its lineup for video-enabled handsets.
Alltel Wireless said it’s now selling the LG Rhythm phone which includes a software equalizer feature from high-audio company Mark Levinson.
Alltel Wireless and its partner Acxiom this week gave some public insight about the state of direct marketing for service providers.
Will Smith popularized getting jiggy with it. Now Alltel plans to drive getting nuTsie with it.
Alltel Wireless announced a tracking service calls Workforce Location for phones running Qualcomm’s BREW software.
Alltel Wireless is now offering the Motorola RAZR VE20.
Alltel Wireless now has a 3-D avatar feature for multimedia messaging on cell phones and will extend the same technology to mobile alerts, the carrier said this week.
Alltel Wireless announced new service bundles called Connect Packs today.
Beginning today, TV viewers will start seeing Alltel Wireless’ “Chad” in a new light.
The Alltel territory is a perfect complement to Verizon Wireless network, according to the operator’s president and CEO, Lowell McAdam
Alltel lost $69.9 million in its second fiscal quarter of 2008, with revenue up slightly to $2.39 billion, the privately owned wireless carrier said.
Verizon Wireless and Alltel finished first and second in J.D. Power and Associates’ 2008 Wireless Customer Care Performance Study
The merger of Alltel into Verizon Wireless was expected by a lot of wireless industry professionals, but it’s a source of great distress for some smaller and regional carriers.
Alltel Wireless is changing up its “My Circle” proposition, adding texting to the offer.
Alltel Wireless has announced a partnership with Boingo Wireless, allowing Alltel and non-Alltel customers access to more than 25,000 hotspots.
According to a report in the Arkansas News, Alltel had tried to buy Sprint Nextel before Verizon Wireless acquired it.
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