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    The race to gigabit home internet speeds has been on for years and conventional ISPs have only recently attempted to respond to Google's expansion of its Fiber service by (finally) improving their services. Could the search giant also be looking to shake up the cellular industry as well? Well, with an FCC application to vaguely "operate in and adjacent to" the 3.5GHz band of shared-use spectrum for "experimentation", it definitely could seed a native footprint for its Project Fi service — perhaps with 5G infrastructure from scratch — and not have to piggy back off of three existing ...

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    If you're taking calls exclusively on your mobile phone these days, why would you deign to have a home phone again? You cut that cable, might as well cut another. Well, we can't exactly think of a good reason, but for only $10 a month, the Google Fiber program will get you some service. With Fiber Phone, you can screen calls, setup do-not-disturb periods and engage the spam filter on your new home phone (not included). The VoIP service can also forward calls to your mobile phone and transcribe voicemails into texts or emails just for you. If you're in one of the Fiber markets, you'll ...

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    Back when Google was floating the idea of what would eventually become known as "Android", there was a lot of speculation that Google could be making their own phone and offering calling for free -- subsidized by ads rather than your wallet. History, however, has shown that's not what actually happened... but it may have shown us the direction that Google was heading with their operating system that is now on three-quarters of wireless devices. 700 MHz LTE The rumors of Google getting into the telephone business resurfaced when they participated in the bid for the 700 MHz spectrum in 2008 ...

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