Sundar Pichai, Google’s senior vice president of products, speaks at Mobile World Congress 2015. (Maurizio Pesce/CC BY 2.0)

Roger Cheng, CNET

 
BARCELONA (CNET.com)—Google will launch a wireless service of its own, but it may be a limited project.

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of products for Google, confirmed that the world’s largest search company was in talks with wireless carriers, and suggested an answer would arrive “in the coming months.” He was addressing the speculation that Google would partner with the carriers to offer a hybrid service that would rely on cellular and Wi-Fi networks.

A spokesman later clarified that an announcement would come in the next few months, not that a service would be launching.

Pichai was quick to note that he would approach any service the same way that he approaches the Nexus program. He doesn’t see Nexus as a competitor to his vendor partners — rather, it’s a way for Google to drive innovation across hardware and software through a limited roll out. He views wireless service the same way.

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