As AT&T/T-Mobile heads into protracted regulatory review purgatory mode, Sprint makes an intriguing move with Google; check the post link below for more details and a video overview. While it’s fascinating to see the expanding battle between AT&T and Verizon in the US, as both strive to build out their information empires (check Tim Wu’s excellent The Master Switch for more on that topic), it’s increasingly looking like the battle for the future of voice communication is between Google and Skype
Over time, we've worked to bring an integrated Google Voice experience to your mobile device by building mobile apps, introducing Google Voice Lite, and most recently Number Porting. But we felt that ultimately, the most simple solution would be to partner with carriers to seamlessly integrate Google Voice with your mobile phone.
Today, we’d like to share that we’ve teamed up with Sprint to do just that.