Google to bid on Spectrum

The reason for Verizon’s decision to consider allowing third party applications and devices to run on their network becomes a little clearer:

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Google ready to bid on mobile airwaves](http://www.news.com/Google-ready-to-bid-on-mobile-airwaves/2100-1039_3-6220806.html?tag=nefd.top)

My question — does Verizon’s move mean they anticipate losing the spectrum auction to Google?

Something to ponder…