Google announced “Fiber Phone” on March 29th, 2016, a new fixed telephony service for the users to stay connected through the internet based cloud service from anywhere.
Google Launched Fiber Phone
The search giant Google recently announced “Fiber Phone“, and it is a new way to stay always connected through the internet based cloud service because it’s like having Google Voice in your home. With Fiber Phone, you can make unlimited calls anywhere you want, even it includes international calls as well, in just $ 10 per month. This new service from Google brings together high-tech features to fixed telephony.
From the Fiber Phone, you can also make it very easier and simpler to access all your voicemails, as the service will transcribe your voice messages for you and then it will send them as a text or as an email.
The search giant Google also claims that if you join this service “Fiber Phone”, you can have the option to keep your old fixed number or you can choose a new one, and you will also have the usual features like call waiting, caller ID, emergency services, and even transcription of voicemails to text, as we mentioned earlier.
John Shriver-Blake, product manager at Google said on the Google blog that “Although mobile phones are leading us to the future, the telephone service is still important for many families,”. John Shriver-Blake, also added that “The Landlines can be familiar, reliable and provide high-quality service, but the technology hasn’t always kept up. That’s why today, we’re introducing Fiber Phone as a new option to help you stay connected wherever you are. Hence, Your Fiber Phone number lives in the cloud, which means that you can use it on almost any phone, tablet or laptop. It can ring your landline when you’re home, or your mobile device when you’re on-the-go.”
So, for now, the search giant Google decided that the Fiber Phone will be available in the few parts of US market, later Google will expand its service to other cities where they offer high-speed internet.