WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc <T.N>, Verizon Communications Inc <VZ.N> and T-Mobile US Inc <TMUS.O> are being awarded a U.S. defense contract worth $199 million for wireless services and devices, the Pentagon said on Monday.

 

The contract will include a one-year base period and four one-year option periods which, if exercised, the total value of this contract will be $993.5 million, the Pentagon said.

 

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)