Samsung Electronics has received a major boost after the three largest U.S.-based wireless carriers agreed to carry its Galaxy Tab tablet device that the consumer-electronics maker is scheduled to unveil Thursday, reports indicate. Of the three, AT&T and Sprint Nextel are expected to offer a subsidized price for the tablet -- possibly $200 to $300 -- by including a wireless data plan with purchases, while Verizon has yet to decide whether to follow suit on that strategy, a published report said.

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