ANNUAL REVENUE: $40 billion


President and CEO: Gary D. Forsee, current chairman and chief executive for Sprint

Chairman: Timothy M. Donahue, current president and CEO of Nextel

EMPLOYEES: About 77,000

WIRELESS SUBSCRIBERS: More than 35 million

LOCAL TELECOM CUSTOMERS: 7.7 million. Would be spun off as a separate company with about $6 billion in annual revenue.

EXECUTIVE HEADQUARTERS: Reston, Va., Nextel's current headquarters

OPERATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: Overland Park, Kan., Sprint's current headquarters