Google. Google Docs. Google Email Now Requires a Mobile Telephone Number For Sign-Up. Shortened Link To This Page: Google Email Now Requires a Mobile Telephone Number For Sign-Up (in some countries): Quite a few reports I have read about Google requiring people to supply a telephone number to sign up for a email account have more or less been neutral to positive.
This also effects YouTube account users since Google has its paws in that too. Another part of the the market (perhaps this isn’t surprising) that Google is interested in is the mobile phone market and mobile app market. Bing. Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine.