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Internet connectivity using these methods could be here in a few years
But Google's Sundar Pichai says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier, instead likening the service to its Nexus mobile devices.
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The company says it can tie the networks together using only software
Self-driving cars and home health care services require special treatment, he said
The app lets users message and share files via Wi-Fi, even without an Internet connection
The full rules may not be published for weeks, but net neutrality will prohibit blocking, throttling and paid prioritization
The new legislation would prevent the agency from moving forward with its decision to preempt state laws restricting city broadband.
The new FCC rules will also apply to mobile as well, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. They will almost certainly be challenged by large telcos and broadband ISPs, however.
Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts.
With the FCC's vote coming up, some people say Congress should move forward with its own plan
Low-power Bluetooth devices should get a standard way to organize themselves in networks next year