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Provides wireless phone service.

Headquarters: One Allied Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
Employees: 14,900
CEO: Scott Ford
Stock Symbol: AT

Website: http://www.alltel.com

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Alltel has more than 12 million wireless customers in 35 states and operates the nation's largest wireless network.

The company announced in May it will be acquired by private equity firms TPG Capital and GS Capital Partners for $71.50 per share or $27.5 billion.

In 2006, Alltel reported revenues of $7.8 billion and net income of $1.1 billion.


The company was originally founded in 1943 as Allied Telephone in Little Rock, AR.

Allied and Mid-Continent merge to form Alltel in 1983. The company would launch its first wireless system in Charlotte, NC in 1985.

In 1993, Alltel opens its first wireless retail store and begins offering long distance service in 1996.

The company acquired Western Wireless in 2005 for $6.5 billion.


Paid Time Off
- Vacation
- Holidays
- Optional Holidays
- Jury Duty
- Trial Witness Leave
- Bereavement/Funeral
- Military
Health Insurance
- Medical Insurance Options
- Prescription Drug Plan
- Dental Insurance Options
- Vision Coverage
- Pretax Flexible Spending Accounts
Life and Accident Insurance
- Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Supplemental Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
- Spouse Life Insurance
- Child Life Insurance
Retirement Plans
- Profit Sharing Plan
- 401(k) Plan
- Pension Plan
Additional Savings Plans
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- United States Savings Bond Program
General Employee Programs
- Employee Discounts
- Employee Referral Program
- Educational Assistance Program
- Adoption Assistance Program
Income Protection Plans
- Sick Pay Program
- Short Term Earnings Protection Program (STEPP)
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Workers' Compensation

Updated July 12, 2007