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Google Fi Now Includes 3 of the 5 Top Mobile Network Operators in US

The Google MVNO launched in April 2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.� Google�s Project Fi mobile virtual network operator service added regional domestic carrier U.S. Cellular to its network.

The Google MVNO�launched in April 2015, and with the addition of US Cellular, now includes access to three of the five largest carrier-owned networks in the country.� It has been making use of cellular network resources from Sprint and T-Mobile US, as well as a heavy reliance on Wi-Fi connectivity.� Google Fi devices (including the Huawei-built Nexus 6P and LG-assembled Nexus 5X) seek out the strongest signal to support voice and data communications.� Google late last year announced availability of afree data-only SIM cardproviding access for tablet devices like the Apple iPad,

The service availability to consumers wasinitially limited,�but is now open up to all who are interested. Google noted earlier this year that customers were using an average of 1.6 gigabytes of cellular data per month, and the same article goes on to say that 95% of that data is supplied via LTE networks.�