Google is in talks with Three to offer wireless plans that will allow people in the U.S. to use smartphones abroad with no roaming charges, per a report.
This is huge, really. This is the first step towards world domination by Google! Aaagh! All kidding aside, it IS important. The real truth is that it’s the first step for any company to make wireless accessibility more globally accessible. We have cities around the US that offer free wi-fi, like Google. I believe ClearCast offers it in Philadelphia for free. But beyond US borders? This is just the start of something that will hopefully proliferate into something that’s easily accessible to all globally.
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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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