Google Fi is an MVNO from Google.
Customers on Google Fi plans would automatically connect to whichever network had the the best signal in the area. Having access to three different cellular networks made Google Fi unique.
But when T-Mobile purchased Sprint in 2020, that meant that Google Fi was then only operating on two networks - T-Mobile and UScellular.
And now, according the FAQs on their website, it appears that they have dropped UScellular as an official partner. Their website now describes their network as running on the T-Mobile network only.
Customers will still be able to roam on to UScellular's network at no charge, but there are no details on any data caps for doing so.
Google Fi does however roam internationally around the world for US based customers. With smartphone plans ranging from pay as you go data usage to 'unlimited' (with high speed data caps), they are an attractive option for those who travel outside of the US frequently or need a flexible option.
Key Mobile Internet Related Considerations:
- Google Fi Plans now only officially use the T-Mobile network.
- Customers will still be able to roam on the UScellular network at no charge.
- They are still a good option for international travelers.
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