Alltel Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1943

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 16,104


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 5

Alltel General Information


Provider of wireless telecommunication services based in Carol Stream, Illinois. The company's wireless telecommunication services include wireless, wireline and both terrestrial and submarine fiber optic networks in North America and the Caribbean.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Telecommunications Service Providers
Other Industries
Other Communications and Networking
Corporate Office
  • P. O. Box 6546
  • Carol Stream, IL 60197
  • United States

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Alltel Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Alltel Patents

Alltel Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20060222747-A1 Process for packaging foods and packaged product Inactive 05-Apr-2005 00000000 00
US-4679226-A Computer security guard circuit Inactive 17-Jun-1985 000000000 00
US-4642533-A Constant current power circuit for horizontal deflection of cathode ray tube Inactive 27-Mar-1985 H04N3/185 00

Alltel Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Alltel Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Alltel Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Palmetto MobileNet (North & South Carolina Operations) 16-Mar-2006 0000000000 00000 Telecommunications Service Providers
Western Wireless 01-Aug-2005 0000000000 00.00 Telecommunications Service Providers
DASH (Arkansas) 04-Jan-2002 0000000000 Systems and Information Management 0000 0000
PMG Systems 15-Nov-2001 0000000000 Financial Software
Xpede 01-May-2001 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Business/Productivity Software 000 000
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Alltel Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Xpede 01-May-2001 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
  • 000000
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Alltel FAQs

  • When was Alltel founded?

    Alltel was founded in 1943.

  • Who is the founder of Alltel?

    Joe Ford is the founder of Alltel.

  • Where is Alltel headquartered?

    Alltel is headquartered in Carol Stream, IL.

  • What is the size of Alltel?

    Alltel has 16,104 total employees.

  • What industry is Alltel in?

    Alltel’s primary industry is Telecommunications Service Providers.

  • Is Alltel a private or public company?

    Alltel is a Private company.

  • What is Alltel’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Alltel is 00000.

  • Who are Alltel’s investors?

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Stephens, TPG, The Stephens Group, and Verizon Wireless are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in Alltel.

  • When was Alltel acquired?

    Alltel was acquired on 01-Sep-2013.

  • Who acquired Alltel?

    Alltel was acquired by AT&T and Verizon Wireless (Certain Assets).

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