We’re heading into an age of unlimited data, and while most of the major carriers have adopted an unlimited plan of some kind, mobile virtual network operators, or carriers that use other carriers’ networks, haven’t really embraced the concept just yet.
Google, however, seems to be making moves to change that with Project Fi.
In fact, the company just announced its new “Bill Protection” program that will cap the amount you’ll pay each month for data.
To date, Google Project Fi has adopted a $10-per-1GB rate for data.
You basically tell Google how much data you think you’ll use each month, and then either get reimbursed for data you didn’t use, or you pay a little extra if you go over that amount.
Bill Protection changes that a little — you’ll still pay $10 per 1GB, but if you go over 6GB of data, your bill will be capped at $60.