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Wireless Google - Next Steps: Bidding for a $4.6BN Chunk of Spectrum from the FCC

"Our goal is to make sure that American consumers have more choices in an open and competitive wireless world"

A Google spokesman told the Wall Street Journal today that Google is "making all the necessary preparations to become an applicant to bid" for a chunk of 700MHz spectrum from the FCC. "Our goal is to make sure that American consumers have more choices in an open and competitive wireless world," the spokesman continued.

Google is also reportedly thinking of buying either a wireless carrier or possibly a WiMax network provider.

The Wireless Google plot thickens...

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