- Verizon Wireless agrees to buy Alltel for $28.1B.
- Connecticut RSA 1 (Litchfield, CT) market acquired from AT&T Wireless in 2005, was sold to Verizon Wireless. Terms were not disclosed.
- Verizon Wireless closes merger on January 9.
- AT&T announces acquisition of 79 of the 105 divested markets.
- Atlantic Tele-Network announces acquisition of the remaining 26 divested markets.