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Written by Daniel   
Monday, 29 September 2008 11:55

 New plan would reduce providers to "dumb pipes" telecoms say

Jason Mick (Blog) - September 29, 2008 9:20 AM DailyTech 

Google over the last decade has established dominance of the personal computer-driven internet.  With the internet ecosystem expanding into the wireless and cell-phone markets in leaps and bounds, it was only natural that Google focus on the mobile side in order to gain control of new territories in its internet empire.

The first step was the official debut of its Android OS which officially launched with the release of T-Mobile's G1 smart phone last week.  While some phone companies loathed giving up proprietary control of their platform and potential ad-revenue, the allure of Google's free software and potential lucrative deals was too great, and many mobile carriers are giving in.


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