"Google Inc. is deep into a multipronged effort to build and help run wireless networks in emerging markets as part of a plan to connect a billion or more new people to the Internet.Google to Fund, Develop Wireless Networks in Emerging Markets - WSJ.com
These wireless networks would serve areas such as sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia to dwellers outside of major cities where wired Internet connections aren't available, said people familiar with the strategy.
The networks also could be used to improve Internet speeds in urban centers, these people said."
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Google to Fund, Develop Wireless Networks in Emerging Markets - WSJ.com
Expanding Google's mission "to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful" to its next ~billion users