Google Wireless Service Aims to Switch Between Carriers, Sources Say

Google Inc.’s upcoming wireless service would aim to end subscribers’ reliance on a single carrier, instead giving them the ability to pick the best signal from a variety of sources, people familiar with the plan said.

Source: www.wsj.com

The move challenges the wireless industry’s prevailing model in which service is supplied via exclusive agreements with individual carriers like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. While the approach has helped carriers amass the steady income needed to support massive investments in their networks, critics say it leads to higher prices and sometimes worse service. 

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