How Google wants to change telecom

April 2010
Network World;4/5/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses Google Inc.'s major initiatives in the telecommunication industry in the U.S. It notes that the company's initiative includes pushing for net neutrality rules, and the creation of wireless devices, like Android operating system, that are not tied down to any network. Moreover, it cites that Google had spent 6 million dollars to lobby the federal government on various legislation in 2009.


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