Google Looks to Dominate Mobile

Smith, Brad
November 2007
Wireless Week;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 19, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses the efforts of Google to enter the wireless Internet sector, and it features Android, the mobile handset operating system (OS) launched by the company. Google questioned the closed nature of operator networks and the devices used on them, suggesting it might spend $4.6 billion to buy spectrum to use for a nationwide network. According to Google, Android is Linux-based and it is a liberal open source model aimed at defragmenting the handset OS.


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