4G LTE Service Now A Reality In Rural Coos County, NH

Groveton, New Hampshire — December 2, 2016 — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen announced that the new 4G LTE network built and operated by Wireless Partners, LLC in Coos County, NH has launched broadband data and voice services as part of Verizon’s LTE in Rural America (LRA)...Learn More

AT&T Close to Closing on Alltel Assets

AT&T and Verizon engineered a swap of wireless assets (and some cash) in order for Verizon to gain approval for its acquisition of the former rural wireless carrier Alltel. The swap involved AT&T buying approximately 1.5 million new subscribers across an 18 state footprint. As...Learn More

ATN Closes Alltel Assets Acquisition, Alltel Brand Lives On

We reported last week that ATN had gained approval from both the Justice Department and the FCC for its purchase of former Alltel assets from Verizon Wireless. Today, Atlantic Tele-Network (ATN) reports the $223 million deal has officially closed. Verizon Wireless was required to divest...Learn More

ATN’s Purchase of Former Alltel Assets Approved by FCC

Despite several protests, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday approved the Verizon Wireless plan to sell former Alltel assets in 26 markets to Atlantic Tele-Network (ATN). Verizon Wireless was required to divest the assets in order to acquire Alltel Wireless. The approval comes just two...Learn More

ATN Making Progress on Alltel Wireless Purchase, Welcomes Allied Wireless

Atlantic Tele-Network (ATN) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Justice to purchase former Alltel assets from Verizon. Verizon had to divest these assets as a condition of their Alltel acquisition. ATN still needs FCC approval before the deal can officially close. At the...Learn More

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