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Project Fi: unlimited talk, text and 15GB data for $80+tax (single line)

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Not necessarily the most cost effective carrier for people who don't travel much internationally, but Project Fi is introducing a "Bill Protection [blog.google]" feature that essentially gives single line users 15GB HS data for $80.

You still pay $20 for talk and text and $60 for 6GB of data, but Fi will stop charging you their $10/GB for up to 9GB more. After 15GB, you may be de-prioritized (soft cap,) and can opt to resume paying $10/GB.

For multi-user lines, Bill Protection kicks in at $100 for two lines, $120 for three, $140 for four.
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Created 01-17-2018 at 06:16 PM by rsveteran
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Not a bad deal. Is there anyway we can take our iPhone X to Project F? I dont you can but wont hurt to ask.
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How is this a deal? $80 for a line is too high.
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Not a bad deal. Is there anyway we can take our iPhone X to Project F? I dont you can but wont hurt to ask.
No, the only phones u can use are both sizes of pixel 1 and 2 Moto x4 Android one, Nexus 6p, Nexus 5x, and Nexus 6. Had my parents on it when they were doing $200 Nexus 5x's and they loved it.....fi is better for someone who uses no data, my parents paid ,$30 for unlimited talk and text with one gig of data. They refund unused data as bill credit so they paid like 26$ per phone. I had them recently jump onto tmobiles deal for people 55+ which is unlimited everything 2 phones 60$......fyi fi uses Sprint and T-Mobile for service
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Not a bad deal. Is there anyway we can take our iPhone X to Project F? I dont you can but wont hurt to ask.
You can. You need a Fi compatible phone to activate the Sim and then swap the SIM. You will also need to manually edit the APN
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Doesn't pretty much every main carrier offer a single line plan for same price or lower, but with unlimited data? With byod. $75 at Verizon for example. $70 TMobile. Then even cheaper with mvno.
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You can. You need a Fi compatible phone to activate the Sim and then swap the SIM. You will also need to manually edit the APN
Why bother?
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I love Google but this is trash price.
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You can. You need a Fi compatible phone to activate the Sim and then swap the SIM. You will also need to manually edit the APN
Wow, good call, never knew that. I just was reading about it. But you loose the sim switching between TMobile and Sprint if you do so....still, thank you for this, I never knew. I had fi briefly (as I used to own the 6, 5x, and 6p) but after my 6p shit the bed, I went to TMobile and s8+ while it took 2 months to get my 6p back. ended up selling on swappa
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Terrible deal.
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Not a bad deal. Is there anyway we can take our iPhone X to Project F? I dont you can but wont hurt to ask.
I've read of people doing this on non-Google android phones and their experiences were largely sub-par, especially when it came to data. I'd expect it to be worse on an iPhone.

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How is this a deal? $80 for a line is too high.
"Not necessarily the most cost effective carrier for people who don't travel much internationally" is literally in the first sentence of the post.

If you aren't familiar with Fi, they give you high speed data at full speeds in 135 countries, unlike 128-256 Kbps other US carriers allow you overseas. Plus domestically, they are a multi-network MVNO that brings you coverage on T-Mobile, Sprint and US Cellular.
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I've read of people doing this on non-Google android phones and their experiences were largely sub-par, especially when it came to data. I'd expect it to be worse on an iPhone.



"Not necessarily the most cost effective carrier for people who don't travel much internationally" is literally in the first sentence of the post.

If you aren't familiar with Fi, they give you high speed data at full speeds in 135 countries, unlike 128-256 Kbps other US carriers allow you overseas. Plus domestically, they are a multi-network MVNO that brings you coverage on T-Mobile, Sprint and US Cellular.
International travel with full speed (4G LTE) data is a pipe dream. Fi and it's filthy US carrier partners don't have agreements with carriers in many countries that provide high speed data.
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International travel with full speed (4G LTE) data is a pipe dream. Fi and it's filthy US carrier partners don't have agreements with carriers in many countries that provide high speed data.
That is simply not true. So far I have used my Fi data in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, China (Beijing and Shanghai), Japan, Taiwan, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Austria, Turkey, Serbia and probably one or two more countries I forget right now and have had excellent LTE connections in every single one.
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No, the only phones u can use are both sizes of pixel 1 and 2 Moto x4 Android one, Nexus 6p, Nexus 5x, and Nexus 6. Had my parents on it when they were doing $200 Nexus 5x's and they loved it.....fi is better for someone who uses no data, my parents paid ,$30 for unlimited talk and text with one gig of data. They refund unused data as bill credit so they paid like 26$ per phone. I had them recently jump onto tmobiles deal for people 55+ which is unlimited everything 2 phones 60$......fyi fi uses Sprint and T-Mobile for service
No, those are the only ones that are supported, but any phone that takes a sim card works. It will just connect you to the t mobile network.
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No, the only phones u can use are both sizes of pixel 1 and 2 Moto x4 Android one, Nexus 6p, Nexus 5x, and Nexus 6. Had my parents on it when they were doing $200 Nexus 5x's and they loved it.....fi is better for someone who uses no data, my parents paid ,$30 for unlimited talk and text with one gig of data. They refund unused data as bill credit so they paid like 26$ per phone. I had them recently jump onto tmobiles deal for people 55+ which is unlimited everything 2 phones 60$......fyi fi uses Sprint and T-Mobile for service
Tip: if you have a sibling, each parent and child can do the 55+ deal together. Only one needs to be older.
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