Satellite

ALLTEL Signs with Dish

3/08/2005 6:38 AM Eastern

EchoStar Communications Corp. said Little Rock, Ark.-based ALLTEL Corp. will resell its Dish Network direct-broadcast satellite service.

ALLTEL provides phone and high-speed-data service to customers in 15 states.

The Dish deal marks the first video offering from ALLTEL, the company said. Service will commence this summer.

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