Anyone can get the Web on their cellphone these days. But now it
seems Google is interested in so much more than that. It has reportedly
approached the Federal Communications Commission recently about
obtaining wireless spectrum, the base upon which mobile-phone networks
are built, in the U.S. agency's next auction.
Never mind the
potential buyout of Bell Canada Inc. or Apple Inc.'s much-hyped
introduction of the iPhone yesterday, there's a much larger,
game-changing force in telecommunications lurking just around the
Search engine giant Google Inc. has been putting together
a massive cable network to provide customers around the world with
telecommunications services ranging from broadband Internet to home and
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