Doing business as Alltel Wireless, Allied Wireless Communications Corporation (AWCC) is a wireless telecommunications provider based in Little Rock, Arkansas. The company serves subscribers in six states – Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Ohio and Idaho. AWCC is a subsidiary of Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI), a Massachusetts based telecommunications company operating advanced wireless, wireline, and both terrestrial and submarine fiber optic networks in North America and the Caribbean. AWCC was formed in connection with ATN's agreement to purchase wireless properties, licenses and network assets from Verizon Wireless in early 2010. Verizon was required by the Federal Communications Commission to sell these coverage areas.