Google announced today that it’s getting into the business of selling consumer wireless service. The new service is called “Fi.”
The prices are attractive. In general, users will pay $20 per month for the service, plus $10 for every gigabyte of data they use.
The new service will be available in most U.S. cities, but only on the Google-designed Nexus 6 phones for the time being. And new customers must be invited to sign up in the introductory phase of the service.
Google is now a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), selling cellular service that runs on T-Mobile and Sprint infrastructure.