Google Wants to Become a Wireless Carrier, But It's Not What You Think

We've long heard whisperings that Google wanted to become a wireless carrier, and over the weekend, a Google executive confirmed those rumors. Intriguing! Just imagine Google Fiber—but for mobile. However, Google's not trying to compete with the Verizons and AT&Ts of the world. Think of it more like Nexus for networks. »3/02/15 10:25am3/02/15 10:25am

Report: Google Wants to Become a Wireless Carrier

Google bosses are dreaming about adding wireless service to the search giant's menu of offerings. A couple of unnamed sources "who have discussed the matter with Google" told Amir Efrati at The Information that it would roll out the service in the same areas where Google Fiber is offered. In other words, Google wants… »4/03/14 11:56am4/03/14 11:56am

AT&T Just Bought $1.9 Billion Worth of Verizon's Spectrum

As it struggles to expand its 4G LTE, AT&T is spending $1.9 billion in cash for unused spectrum from its biggest rival, Verizon. This upgrade will improve service for some 42 million people in 18 states thanks to an additional 39 700MHz licenses. This bodes well for AT&T's ambition to offer 4G LTE to 270 million… »9/11/13 2:37pm9/11/13 2:37pm