Starting today, anyone in the US can sign up for Project Fi – Google’s cellular network – without an invite.
The company announced the change in a blog post today, where it also articulated a few statistics it’s noticed from its early users, including their tendency to travel and that the average Project Fi customer uses 1.6 GB of data per month.
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If you’re not familiar, Project Fi is Google’s take on revamping cellular networks and their plans. It breaks the phone plan into a fairly simple price scheme: $20 per month for unlimited talk and text (including international texts), and an additional $10 per every gigabyte of data you use.
Better yet, Google credits you back for any unused data; so if you paid $20 for data but only used 16 GB, you’ll be credited back $4.
The service also brings along some neat features like Wi-Fi calling and the ability to use two LTE radios at once to assure the best data coverage thanks to a special multi-cellular SIM card. You can also receive texts and calls on your tablets and PC via Google Hangouts.
If you want to sign up now, the company is also offering a Nexus 5X starting at $199 if you buy and activate it through Project Fi. However, there’s no word on whether new customers will also recieve the Project Fi Lego kit.