According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, on Monday Google will reveal its rumored alliance with various handset makers and at least on carrier in the U.S. for an "open" mobile OS. According to the report, Google will be working with Sprint and T-Mobile USA. Our own polling (at the time of going to press) suggests that Fierce readers agree with that prediction. Samsung, LG and Sony Ericsson are likely candidates for the handset partnership, but the WSJ's sources say HTC is the most likely. While the announcement is likely to cause a big stir in the media, the market won't see any commercially launched devices until the middle of next year, the report claims.
For more on the rumored announcement:
- read this article from the WSJ (sub. req.)