by Max Brantley
Talk Business offers some analysis for the possibility of a speedy resale of Alltel by the private investment group. But all that is secondary to the important angle of the story here -- how many of Alltel's Little Rock jobs would survive a merger. It seems to be a given that some -- maybe a lot -- would be shed.
Arkansas Business reports that Vodafone, an owner of Verizon, has confirmed that talks are underway.