Google’s Project Fi wireless service is now invite free, offers Nexus 5X at $199

Google says no to invites for its wireless service but accessible only on Nexus devices

By: Reuters | Updated: March 8, 2016 4:24 pm
Google, Project Fi, Google Nexus, Google nexus smartphones, Project Fi wireless service, Project Fi mobile service, Google mobile service, tech news, technology Google is finally making its wireless service accessible to everyone by opening up Fi to Nexus device owners

People across the United States interested in Alphabet Inc’s wireless service, Project Fi, need not wait for an invite to sign up, starting Monday. Google is also offering the Nexus 5X smartphone at $199 for the next month when users buy, and activate through Project Fi.

The company is exiting the wireless service’s invitation-only mode, according to a post on the Android blog.

Project Fi was introduced in April in collaboration with telecom providers Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc

The service aims to connect users to the fastest available network at a certain location, which could be a Wi-Fi network or data connections offered by one of the partners.