Google's Pichai: Company will launch MVNO in coming months

PichaiSpeaking in Barcelona Monday at Mobile World Congress 2015, Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) Sundar Pichai confirmed that the search giant will launch an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) in the U.S. on a limited basis in "the coming months" to spur innovation in the wireless market. Although Pichai did not say which operator or operators will provide the underlying connectivity, several reports last month indicated that Sprint (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) will be Google's network partners. FierceWireless' Phil Goldstein, currently positioned in Barcelona, has a complete report here. 

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