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Google to use Sprint network to offer wireless service, source says

Google Inc. is getting into the wireless business after reaching an agreement to use Sprint Corp.'s network, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Masayoshi Son, the president of SoftBank Corp. who bought Sprint in 2013, was integral in facilitating the talks between Sprint and Google, said another person, who asked not to be named because the discussions were private. Google will pay for capacity on Sprint's network and then sell the service to its own customers. The financial terms are similar to those of other mobile virtual network operators, and Google may start its service as soon as this year, the person said. Offering wireless service would require Google to...