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Google wants to be a wireless carrier now

Google wants to be a wireless carrier now
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Google sure has been busy, and it doesn't look like it's going to slow down anytime soon. Just yesterday, I told you about the company's huge investment in Elon Musk's SpaceX, and now the search engine giant is planning on becoming a wireless provider, too.

Reports indicate that Google isn't going to actually set up its own cellular network. Instead, it's going to pay Sprint and T-Mobile to use their existing networks. This practice isn't new and is called a mobile virtual network operator agreement.

This deal could end up being a big win for consumers, because Google could offer cheaper data plans than the competition.

Next page: Why is Google entering the cell service industry?
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