Alltel Articles

AT&T to Buy Alltel for $780 Million AT&T to Buy Alltel for $780 Million

Now that wireless providers in the U.S. have blanketed major urban areas with 3G and 4G LTE coverage, the companies will now have to do the hard work of providing wireless data coverage for the potential subscribers spread widely throughout …

Alltel Voice2TXT System Released

I remember playing with a certain word-processing feature when I was much younger; it would (try to) read aloud whatever I’d written.  And a lot of other software has been designed to do the same thing.  Alltel’s taking the reverse approach, though, with a new feature that’ll convert voicemails into text messages.

Alltel Mobilizes Podcasts

Alltel Wireless will be the first in the US to combine podcasting and mobile phones, after inking a deal with podcast community Melodeo, Inc. Called Axcess Mobilcast service, subscribers will be able search and listen to podcasts on their mobiles for about $4 a month.

Alltel Launches BlackBerry For Mobile Professionals

ALLTEL and Research In Motion today announced the availability of the BlackBerry 7250 Wireless Handheld, BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Internet Service.

Alltel to Fork Over $6 Billion for Western Wireless

America’s sixth-largest wireless carrier, Alltel will buy Western Wireless for approximately $6 billion in cash and stock.