AT&T expands rural spectrum reach with $780M Alltel buy

AT&T has agreed to pay Atlantic Tele-Network -- which operates as Alltel -- $780 million in cash for wireless operations that cover 585,000 mostly rural-based subscribers, as well as spectrum and retail outlets across its six-state region in Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio and Sout...

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