Verizon Wireless offers to sell N.D. operations for deal
Published 07/25/2008, The Jamestown Sun
Verizon Wireless has offered to sell cellular operations in North Dakota, South Dakota and parts of 16 other states to win regulatory approval of its proposed purchase of Alltel Corp. In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Verizon said after preliminary discussions with the Justice Department, it is committed to divesting overlapping spectrum, operations and other assets in 85 markets, mostly in the Midwest, West and Southeast.Word count: 252
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