There has been a lot of talk recently regarding Google's next foray into a market. In the past few weeks they've launched Google Talk and there always seems to be...

There has been a lot of talk recently regarding Google’s next foray into a market. In the past few weeks they’ve launched Google Talk and there always seems to be something brewing in the mysterious Google Lab.

At first it sounded pretty innocent. Google were buying up huge amounts of unused data cable, not that surprising considering they’re essentially a data company. But when put into context with the latest developments it could be that we’re about to get local advertising subsidised broadband. I spoke to a friend who works for BT Wholesale and he commented that it was ‘all very well’ for Google to buy up cheap data cable but it was the ‘last mile’ that would cost the money. So it appears that Google could get around this problem by broadcasting a WiFi signal.

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