When did Verizon buy out Alltel?

Answer Verizon Wireless purchased Alltel Corporation in early June 2008. The purchase moved Verizon Wireless ahead of AT&T in number of subscribers, making it the largest cellular service provider in the ... Read More »

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Can you buy a phone from Alltel even though you have Verizon?

Yes, you can buy a phone from Alltel even though you have a Verizon contract. The phones from the two companies are interchangeable, so after buying a phone from Alltel and changing a few internal ... Read More »

Can you use your Verizon UT8010 with Alltel?

You can't use the Verizon UT8010 on the Alltel Wireless network, because Alltel Wireless doesn't exist anymore. In early 2009, Verizon bought out Alltel. Most of the Alltel Wireless network markets... Read More »

Can i take an alltel phone and activate it through verizon?

Maybe - the only way to know for sure would be to ask alltel - call them or go to a store. If they can do it at all, they would need to "flash" your phone to make it work on alltel.

Can Verizon phones be used with Alltel service?

Verizon and Alltel merged into one company in 2009, and both phone types will work with both service networks. The phones were incompatible during the merger, but if you had happened to purchase a ... Read More »