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Exec confirms Google’s plans for cellular network



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Google will begin offering cellular network plans, a company executive confirmed, saying the the Internet giant is working with unnamed network partners to develop a mobile plan.

The news follows January reports that Sprint, the Overland Park, Kan.-based telecom company, would join T-Mobile in providing its network for Google to offer mobile phone plans.

Google Vice President Sundar Picahi delivered the news at the Mobile World Congress, a major annual telecom event held in Barcelona, Spain. He called Google’s foray into mobile service “a project” and said the company doesn’t pose a threat to traditional phone and Internet service providers.

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