Fiber phone service introduced by Google
In some of the US cities, Google, which is a technology giant born out of the internet age, has rolled out a fiber phone service on Tuesday.
[dropcap color=”#008040″ boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”8px” class=”” id=””]X[/dropcap]inhua reported that, they will offer a basic landline features including call waiting, caller identification, unlimited local and nationwide calling and 911 services at a price of $10 per month, the service are known as Fiber phone.
It will provide the subscribers with new features such as transcribing voice mails and delivering them as text messages or email and as part of the company’s Google Fiber operation, it works with phone, tablet and laptop computer.
In direct completion against local telecommunications carriers and internet service providers, or ISPs, the cloud-based service is currently available in three US cities where Google Fiber is deployed, namely Austin, Kansas City and Provo, and is expected to expand to Salt Lake City, Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham.
Two more cities, Louisville and Huntsville, are listed as candidates.
The landline service comes along with Google Fiber’s ultra-fast internet access.
With cloud, wrote Google Fiber product manager John Shriver-Blake in a blog post, “it can ring your landline when you’re home, or your mobile device when you’re on-the-go”.
History of fiber phone
Here is an excellent post on the history of fiber phones.
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