Sound off: Experts weigh in on why Google purchased Motorola

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced a blockbuster deal this morning to acquire Motorola Mobility (NYSE:MMI) for $12.5 billion. The move will meld Google to one of the world's largest makers of Android hardware, and has the potential to shake up the handset industry and more for years to come. FierceWireless surveyed industry players for their opinions on the deal, and collected a sampling of their thoughts in our "Sound off" feature.