Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

U.S. and Plaintiff States v. Verizon Communications Inc. and Alltel Corp.

Case Open Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Case Name: 
United States, State of Alabama, State of California, State of Iowa, State of Kansas, State of Minnesota, State of North Dakota, and State of South Dakota v. Verizon Communications Inc. and Alltel Corp.
Case Type: 
Civil Merger
Case Violation: 
Horizontal Merger
Market: 
wireless telecommunications services
Industry Code: 
Cellular and Other Wireless Telecommunications
Component: 
Antitrust Division
Updated August 17, 2015