Do Alltel phones still work?

Do Alltel phones still work?

Effective today, legacy Alltel devices can no longer be activated on our network. It has been three years since Verizon Wireless purchased Alltel and to give customers the best experience on our network, we are encouraging them to move to current devices.

Does Alltel exist?

On April 26, 2010, Atlantic Tele-Network acquired the remaining 26 divested Alltel markets, including licenses, network assets and 800,000 subscribers….Alltel.

Type Private
Defunct 2016
Fate Dissolved by AT
Successor Verizon Wireless AT Mobility
Headquarters Rockport, Texas, United States

Will an Alltel phone work with AT?

Alltel subscribers who need a new phone in order to connect to AT Mobility’s network will get one from AT at no charge, and will not be required to extend their contracts.

Why did Verizon buy Alltel?

They both use a common network technology. “We took a risk that, rather than overpaying, there would be a better day,” Verizon Communications Chief Executive Ivan Seidenberg said of why the company was buying Alltel now rather than last year, when it went on the market.

Who owns Alltel now?

Verizon
AT MobilityAtlantic Tele-Network, Inc.
Alltel/Parent organizations
Verizon Communications agreed on Thursday to buy Alltel for about $28.1 billion, including the assumption of debt, creating the nation’s largest cellular telephone provider.

Who bought Cingular Wireless?

AT Inc.
AT Inc. and BellSouth Corp. merge, consolidating ownership of the Cingular Wireless brand and operating under one global brand.

What’s the cheapest phone in the world?

An Indian company has launched what is being billed as the world’s cheapest smartphone. Ringing Bells said their Freedom 251 phone would cost just 251 rupees or under $4.

How much did the first flip phone cost?

3, 1996, Motorola introduced the StarTAC, which was made of black plastic (this colorful version came a couple years later). It was the world’s first flip phone and it cost $1,000.