TITLE

Alltel's Footprint Grows With CenturyTel Acquisition

AUTHOR(S)
Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;3/25/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the acquisition of CenturyTel Incorporated's assets by Alltel Corp. Terms of the deal; Business plans of Alltel; Implication of the deal.
ACCESSION #
6433062

 

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