T-Mobile to offer Android smartphone soon: sources – Yahoo! News

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom’s (DTEGn.DE) T-Mobile unit is set to start selling a mobile phone based on Google Inc’s (GOOG.O) Android software within weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.

“T-Mobile and Google will be making an announcement this month in New York City,” two people told Reuters on Wednesday, adding Sept 23 was a likely date for the announcement.

T-Mobile declined to comment and Google was not immediately available.

(Reporting by Nicola Leske and Nikola Rotscheroth)