Alltel announced the launch of EVDO Rev. A service across multiple markets. Alltel plans an initial rollout of Rev. A to 18 market areas. Rev. A download speeds average 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps, with bursts up to 3.1 Mbps and upload speeds average 500-800 Kbps with bursts up to 1.8 Mbps. Alltel also announced it will continue to expand its existing EVDO network, which now covers 76 percent of its potential customers. By the end of 2008, Alltel expects to cover about 82 percent of its potential customers with EVDO. The service will be priced at $59.99/month.
Alltel Launches EVDO Rev. A