engine - 12:59 pm on Dec 5, 2012 (gmt 0)
Google Inc. considered offering phone services with its ultra-fast Internet and TV packages in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan., but the company took a pass once it started doing some digging into federal and state regulations, a Google executive said Monday.
Google Considered, But Dropped Plans for Kansas Phone Service [bizjournals.com]
“We looked at doing that. The cost of actually delivering telephone services is almost nothing,” Medin said. “However, in the United States, there are all of these special rules that apply.”