Google on Thursday announced that its Virtual Operator Services Project Fi has been deployed using Wi-Fi Assistant technology, will be free for all Nexus device users open. So that regardless of what the user traditional telecom operator's network to use, safe and will automatically connect the device to a free public WiFi hotspots.
Project Fi is on the line in April 2015 with an experimental virtual network services using from T-Mobile, Sprint and the local WiFi network to provide services. This service is to offer cheap Wi-Fi access by more than one million hotspots. Even where there is no WiFi coverage, using a cellular data network from Sprint and T-Mobile to provide services.
The biggest highlight of the Project Fi service is the ability to seamlessly switch between cellular networks and public WiFi networks, consumers do not need to do anything. When the user in the WiFi network, Google will encrypt the connection through the data to ensure free public WiFi network transmission can be like a cellular network as secure.
Google now allows all Nexus devices, even if not subscribers Project Fi projects can benefit. Google Nexus allows any user equipment can use these free WiFi hotspots in order to make your monthly traffic is not exceeded. While many wireless subscribers have started using public WiFi, Google's Wi-Fi Assistant can automatically find and log into WiFi hotspots. Because the connection is encrypted automatically so let's open WiFi networks become more secure.
This feature requires Android 5.1 Lollipop and higher, including the Nexus 4, 5, 6, 5x, and 6P smartphone, Nexus 7, 9 and 10 plates. Users can enable / disable this feature. When enabled, it allows Nexus device to connect automatically to a previously used for free public WiFi hotspots Project Fi project.