Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google Inc., holds a book branded with the Google logo as he sits and listens during a panel discussion on the future of the internet in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Due to vote later on a proposal to break Google's search business away from its other services.

A view of a cellular communication tower on March 6, 2014 in Oakland, California.

The bidding for mobile broadband waves has already exceeded expectations.

Smart grids are networks of communications and information technology infrastructures that better manage electrical energy usage.

Social media apps including WhatsApp, Twitter, LinkedIn, VKontakte and Facebook sit on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 smartphone in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

The company says it has launched end-to-end encryption. 

Netflix accounts for 35% of bandwidth usage during peak hours of the day.