News and analysis for Alltel Corporation.

Alltel Adds Unlimited Messaging to MyCircle

Alltel subscribers that are under a MyCircle service plan and have at least the $7.99 My Circle messaging pack on their account can now send and receive unlimited text messages to their MyCircle numbers for no additional charge, addressing a long requested feature ever since the launch of the service in 2005. The messaging packs […]

Alltel Announces Pending EVDO Rev. A Upgrade

In a press release today, regional wireless carrier Alltel has announced its plans to further upgrade its network by deploying EVDO Rev. A access in 18 markets covering hundreds of cities including Charlotte, New Orleans, Phoenix and Tampa in the next six months, with the carrier launching the Huawei EC228 USB and UTStarcom UM 150 […]

Palm Issues Firmware Update for Alltel Treo 755p

Alltel customers with the Palm Treo 755p can now resolve a longstanding issue with the device that would cause it to restart suddenly under certain conditions. The firmware update does not appear to offer any other improvements besides addressing the restart issue or a changelog, but as always backup your devices before starting the update. […]

Alltel Launches HTC Touch in New Burgundy Color

Alltel Launches HTC Touch in New Burgundy Color

Alltel has launched another color option for the HTC Touch for those that wish to have a brighter color than the usual staid gray/black/silver of conventional smart devices. The device is otherwise identical to the original version previously launched with a 2.8 inch QVGA display, TouchFLO user interface, Windows Mobile 6 Professional, Bluetooth with stereo […]