Project Fi Updates App With Support for U.S. Cellular
Google’s Project Fi has started rolling out an update to its app with support for U.S. Cellular network. The carrier has announced the addition of the third network partner earlier this month. Back then, it’s said that update should roll out over the next few weeks and just as expected, the update has started happening. In addition to adding support for U.S. Cellular network, Project Fi updates app with unspecified bug fixes and performance improvements.
Project Fi already offers cellular coverage on Sprint and T-Mobile’s networks in addition to WiFi. The carrier switches between these three cellular networks and WiFi, searching for the strongest possible signal in the moment and location, providing that way reliable service to its customers. By adding U.S. Cellular, Project Fi customers will get coverage expanded and improved in 23 states.
To make sure that their phone (Nexus 6, Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P) is ready to connect to Project Fi’s “newest partner’s network”, customers need to install this update, which is available in the Google Play store for free.
Project Fi used to be open to invites only but now carrier is open to everyone. They offer service plan for $20 per month with unlimited talk, text and international text while data is additionally charged, $10 per GB per month. Project Fi refunds customers for unused data. They also charge the same rate, $10/1GB for overage. At the same cost, customers can use their data internationally in more than 120 countries but at reduced speeds, around 256 Kbps. They can also call U.S. over WiFi for free.
Source: Google Play