Watch out Spark, Google is coming for your remaining landlines

Google announces its home phone service Fibre Phone

Not content with running your smartphones, email, internet search, internet ads, maps, calendar, word processing, music streaming, translation, chat, video sharing, and whatever else you use it for, Google is coming for your home phone.

Today, Google announced Fiber Phone, its home phone service that will connect your phone over the internet for US$10 a month. Fiber phone combines everything you know and love about a home phone (like, um, call waiting and calls from your parents) and everything you love about talking over the internet (free/cheap calls). 

While, of course, it'll only be available in the US for the time being, we all know everyone wants to rule the world so (hopefully) New Zealand shouldn't be too far behind.