Report: Google talked to Sprint, Verizon about offering its own wireless service

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is weighing the possibility of launching its own wireless service in markets where it offers its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service, according to a report in The Information. The report, which cited unnamed sources who have discussed the matter with Google, said that Google executives in recent months have discussed the idea of offering a "full-fledged wireless service" in those markets, possibly through a partnership with Sprint or Verizon Wireless. Google currently offers Fiber in Kansas City, Mo., and Provo, Utah, and plans to bring it to Austin, Texas. In February, Google said it plans to explore the idea of bringing its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service to an additional 34 cities across 9 U.S. metro areas. Article and tweet