Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Google's Project Fi

Official Google Blog: Say hi to Fi: A new way to say hello
Project Fi

Google unveils Fi, new wireless service

Google's Project Fi sounds cool, but will it work?
"Through partnerships with T-Mobile and Sprint, Google via Project Fi becomes what is known in the wireless industry as an MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator).

The basic Project Fi plan costs $20 a month, which buys unlimited talk, text, Wi-Fi tethering and international coverage in more than 120 countries. On top of that, consumers fork over $10 for each gigabyte of data that is used. But as Google explains, if you paid $30 for 3GB monthly but only use, say, 1.4GB of that data in a given month, the company will refund $16.

At the outset, Project Fi will work only with a single handset, the fine Motorola-made Nexus 6 phone that starts at $649."

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