First Cellular of Southern Illinois

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First Cellular of Southern Illinois was a telecommunications company in Illinois, United States.

Services included:

  • The largest digital network in the region
  • Extensive nationwide network by partnering with multiple companies across the United States
  • Sponsorship of local arts and education programs as well as wireless phone donations to area shelters.

The company was purchased by Alltel in an all-cash deal; the acquisition closed on May 1, 2006. Complete turnover of all stores occurred in early October. All non-sales employees were dismissed without being offered other positions in the company.

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