Say it ain't so. I have a soft spot for Alltel, though that might just be that they're basically the only wireless carrier I haven't tried so I'm assuming they're better. In any case, I'm tired of phone monopolies and their evil ways.

Rumors are flying that the largest rural cell phone provider, Alltel, is being stalked by Verizon like an alley cat on a delicious plump mouse. Is it true? Maybe, but probably not.

Read: Verizon Wireless To Buy Alltel? - Consumerist