AIS Had Beginnings in Stephens, Smiley Partnership by John Henry Posted 1/29/2003 12:17 pm Updated 6 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.