Officially known as Cellco Partnership, Inc., Verizon Wireless is an American telecommunications company that develops and markets wireless products and services. The company is currently headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon Communications. It is the largest telecommunications provider in the US. Verizon was founded in 2000 as the result of a merger between the American company, Bell Atlantic and GTE Corporation. Their services include products and solutions for mobile telephony and wireless broadband technologies. Their portfolio includes internet and cellular services for smartphones and home telephones, Wi-Fi hotspot devices, broadband routers, and wireless networking.