As revealed by Google through its official blog site, its Project Fi wireless service now offers a new group plan that can include up to six users on a single plan for an additional $15 per month for each line of service. The extra $15 a month price already provides subscribers with all the standard Project Fi inclusions, as well as unlimited voice calls and text messaging. And like the service’s individual plan, customers are free to get an extra gigabyte of data for $10 per month.
The prevailing news this week is the recent unveiling of Google’s latest smartphone offerings -- the Pixel and the Pixel XL. These devices are the first smartphones to have support for the tech giant’s cool and conversational Google Assistant feature.
Google has just announced this week that the Wi-Fi Assistant tech being utilized in its Project Fi wireless service is now made available to owners of Nexus devices, no matter what network they are using. Which Nexus devices exactly?
Republic Wireless has revealed that it is expanding its existing mobile plans by adding brand new options starting at $15 a month. The mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is shifting its service from CDMA only (on the network of major US wireless carrier Sprint) to GSM inclusive. What this means for mobile users is that they will now find it easier to bring their own handsets to the all new mobile plans.
TextNow Wireless, the Wi-Fi-centric, cloud based mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) has recently taken the opportunity to unveil its new Elastic Calling technology for all of its customers. As an MVNO leasing capacity on Sprint, TextNow Wireless offers a combination of Wi-Fi and cellular mobile service, but its Elastic Calling feature should give its customers a more smooth switching between networks, even in the middle of phone call conversations.
Project Fi, the wireless service from Google, can already be used by American mobile users when traveling to other countries. By using Project Fi abroad, these users need not avail of international plans that could prove costly. And now, Google is giving Project Fi using travelers even more reason to rejoice by boosting its wireless service’s international data speeds.
Market research firm Parks Associates seems to think so. According to the company, global revenues of mobile data will grow from $386 billion in 2015 to $630 billion by the end of this decade. Parks Associates reckons that most of the growth will occur in mobile markets in the Asia/Pacific region.
The Wi-Fi Alliance is a non-profit organization whose objective is to advocate the continued innovation of Wi-Fi technology. Apart from that, this body also certifies Wi-Fi products that comply with specific standards of interoperability (a gadget’s ability to work with other products or systems automatically). Just recently, the Wi-Fi Alliance has decided to further expand the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED ac certification program in order to include features that can help achieve speedier Wi-Fi connections or performance.
In an effort to further expand its service coverage in the United States, Google’s wireless service Project Fi has officially added US Cellular as its third wireless carrier partner, effectively including the fifth biggest mobile service provider in the country as one of the available networks in Project Fi’s roster.
AT&T has officially launched its Wi-Fi Calling feature to LG’s 2015 flagship device, the G4. This marks the first time that the Wi-Fi Calling feature has been made available to subscribers of the major US wireless carrier who own Android powered mobile devices.
Wirefly Is America's Most Trusted Source For All Cell Phones, Plans, TV, and Internet Deals
Wirefly offers great deals on a large selection of smartphones, cell phones, tablets, mobile hotspots, and other wireless devices for the nation's most popular carriers. Use Wirefly’s innovative cell phone and plan comparison tools to ensure you are getting the best deal on the market. Shop with confidence knowing that Wirefly wants to help you find the best prices on cell phones, cell phone plans, TV, and Internet service.