Verizon Wireless Is Working on Tablet With Google

Verizon Wireless (VZ) is working with Google Inc. (GOOG) on a tablet computer, Verizon Wireless Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said Tuesday, as the company works to catch up with iPad host AT&T Inc. (T) in the area of devices that connect to wireless networks.

Tablets are part of the “next big wave of opportunities,” Mr. McAdam said in an interview. He said the work on a tablet is part of a deepening relationship between the largest U.S. wireless carrier by subscribers and Google, which has carved out a space in mobile devices with its Android operating system.

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