Google’s Clearwire Investment Gives It the Option to Resell Sprint 3G and 4G Wireless Service

Dan Frommer:

Recall that Google has the ability to buy Sprint 3G (and Clearwire 4G) services and re-sell them to consumers, via its $500 million investment in Clearwire. Google could play the role of “virtual” network operator, offering smartphone service for much cheaper than a carrier might sell it at retail.

Wednesday, 18 November 2009