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Project Fi new global roaming rules kill wild data bills

Project Fi new global roaming rules kill wild data bills

Google's telecommunications service Project Fi just sweetened the deal for global travelers.

We covered some of the new aspects of that feature recently, including new "unlimited" data for Project Fi, but this time Google is bumping up the number of countries that are covered under their global data packages.

Of course, that's not to say that there's zero risk of runaway charges while using Project Fi overseas. New countries where service is now available include the likes of Belize and Myanmar.

Indeed, Project Fi will now be able to dip into your Gmail account to determine whether you have any global fights coming up. The full list is at the bottom of this article.




You don't have to proactively look up coverage, though. For $20 a month you get unlimited calls and texts, and each gigabyte of data you use is only $10. These notifications are enabled by default, but you can turn them off in your account settings. If you are traveling to a place that is supported by Project Fi, the official app will send you a notification letting you know you're covered during your travels.

This feature is automatically turned on for Project Fi customers but can be turned off if you are not into it. If you don't have one of these phones, you won't be able to jump on Project Fi without switching.

Check out the image below to see all the new destinations covered in Project Fi's network.