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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Adios Alltel?

Posted By on Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 6:14 AM

Talk Business offers some analysis for the possibility of a speedy resale of Alltel by the private investment group. But all that is secondary to the important angle of the story here -- how many of Alltel's Little Rock jobs would survive a merger. It seems to be a given that some -- maybe a lot -- would be shed.

Arkansas Business reports that Vodafone, an owner of Verizon, has confirmed that talks are underway.

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