Alltel is gearing up for the holidays with yet another special offer that’s definitely worth checking out if you fall within the Alltel coverage area. The US carrier currently in the process of being swallowed by Verizon has just announced a nice little holiday promotion for everyone who purchases a new handset. From now through December 25th, every new handset purchased comes with a free one-month trial of two great Alltel apps: Alltel Navigation, which gives users turn-by-turn navigation and XM Radio Mobile, providing unlimited on-device access to 25 XM radio stations. Head on over to the Alltel site for full details and also, there’s one day left of Alltel’s free activation with any 2-year contract offer. Get on it!


Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than a decade, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.