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Verizon Communications, Inc is an international broadband and tele­communications company. It is based in the Verizon Building in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The company’s name is a combination of Latin veritas (truth) and “horizon.”

AT&T, Inc is the largest provider of landline telephony in the USA, and also provides broadband and subscription television services. AT&T is also the second largest provider of mobile telephony service in the USA with over 92 million wireless customers; just behind Verizon Wireless.

Sprint Nextel Corp is a telecommunications company based in Overland Park, Kansas. The company owns and operates Sprint, the third largest wireless telecommunications network in the USA after Verizon Wireless and AT&T, with over 48 million customers.

In the USA, T-Mobile is a cellular telecommunications provider. It is wholly owned by Deutsche Telekom, itself based in Bonn, Germany, as part of the latter’s T-Mobile division. T-Mobile USA was formed from four US companies: VoiceStream Wireless, Aerial, Omnipoint, and Powertel (VoiceStream acquired Aerial, Omnipoint, and Powertel before T-Mobile bought VoiceStream). In May 2001, VoiceStream was acquired by Deutsche Telekom for US$24 billion, and in September 2002 the combined US company's name changed to T-Mobile. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile USA is currently the fourth largest wireless carrier in the US market behind Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, with 33.8 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2010 and annual revenue of US$21.53 billion for its 2009 fiscal year.

Boost Mobile is the brand name of a wireless prepaid service that is owned by Sprint Nextel, operating within the Sprint Prepaid Group. Boost Mobile uses Sprint Nextel's CDMA and iDEN networks. It was originally launched in Australia through Optus in 2000 and in New Zealand through Telecom New Zealand in 2001.