AIS Had Beginnings in Stephens, Smiley Partnership by John Henry Posted 1/29/2003 12:17 pm Updated 4 years ago Alltel acquired Systematics Information Services Inc. in 1990 in a stock swap valued at $528 million. On Wednesday, the division sold for $1.05 billion. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.