Regional U.S. wireless carrier, Alltel Corp., has
announced a new roaming agreement with Sprint
Nextel, allowing Alltel’s cellular data customers to
access the web wirelessly in major cities throughout
the United States.
The deal will allow anyone with
an Alltel laptop card tap into Sprint’s EVDO
networks in Boston, Chicago, New York City,
Washington D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco,
Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Kansas
Alltel, which is in the process of being acquired
by private equity investors, is aggressively
expanding its presence in the mobile broadband
market by signing new roaming agreements and
extending its own EVDO network coverage.