Engadget Reviewer Has Great things to say about Google's Project Fi

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    I'd definitely give it a good ol' college try if I had Sprint and/or T-mo service in my area. I'd be fine at home since I use WiFi there all the time anyway, but the fact that neither of those carriers cover my home area is a major bummer.
     
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    I should get a sim card for a month.
     
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    Project Fi has been great for me in the Bay Area and currently here in San Diego during vacation. Only time I've really lost signal is on I-5 on the way to SoCal where there's 0 signal for everyone.

    Sent from my Nexus 6P
     
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    Looking at the rates, Fi is a great deal for those who don't use much data.
    If you are in the 8 - 10Gb of data per month, price wise you're in the same ball park the carriers offer.
     
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    But, you have the advantage of 2 carrier service, at the cost of only one.

    Sent from my SM-G920V using Tapatalk
     
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    I think you need both carriers for coverage...