July 8, 2015

...AND CHEAPER...:

Project Fi review: The most remarkable feature of Google's new cell service (Brian Fung July 8, 2015, Washington Post)

I'll say it upfront: The most remarkable thing about Project Fi is how much it feels like every other cellphone carrier.

That may sound plain and boring, but it's no small achievement for Google and its attempt to undercut Verizon, AT&T and other wireless companies. [...]

Google is leaping into the wireless business with a brand-new technology, one that lets you jump from WiFi to Sprint's network to T-Mobile's, without ever hanging up your call. This type of seamless handoff is what allows Google to charge subscribers as little as $30 a month for unlimited talk, text and 1 GB of data. Whenever possible, calls are routed over WiFi, which costs Google (and therefore you) practically nothing.

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