Anyone in the United States who owns a Gmail account and compatible devices can now sign up for Google’s Project Fi without having to wait in-line for an invite. This was announced in a blog post by Simon Arscott, Fi’s product manager.
“We launched Project Fi as an invitation-only Early Access program to make sure we could deliver the best quality of service to our first customers. Today, we’re excited to be exiting our invitation-only mode and opening up Project Fi so that people across the U.S. can now sign up for service without having to wait in-line for an invite,” Simon Arscott, product manager of Project Fi, says.
What is Project Fi
Google’s Project Fi is a network of networks that uses new technology to intelligently connect you to the fastest network whether it’s Wi-Fi or one of the partner LTE networks as you move from one place to another.
Devices that are compatible with Project Fi lets you access the best of two 4G LTE networks so you can connect to more towers and get fast speed in more places.
Project Fi also automatically connects you to more than a million free, open Wi-Fi hotspots that have been verified as fast and reliable.
What is Project Fi SIM Card ?
This is a SIM card that supports access to multiple networks.
Which Devices Supports Project Fi?
Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6 are the first smart phones that support Project Fi mobile network. They work with the Project Fi SIM card, which supports multiple cellular networks, and have a state-of-the-art cellular radio tuned to work across network types.
Project Fi Coverage
You can view Project Fi US coverage at fi.google.com/coverage.
Project Fi International Usage
To use your phone for calls, text, and data outside the U.S., you just need to make sure your international settings are turned on in your account before you leave the U.S. You can read more info and list of countries where you can use Project Fi.
NB: Project Fi is not yet available in Nigeria as at the time of publishing this.