Google’s Project Fi already takes the best pieces of two cellular networks — Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s — and lumps them together for subscribers to provide what could theoretically be the best coverage possible. Verizon might have something to say to that claim, but hey, let’s look at another carrier that has used CDMA technology.
US Cellular is now the third network that Project Fi customers can dip into as needed so that people who happen to be in rural parts of the Pacific northwest, coastal northern California, a strip of Tornado Alley minus Kansas City, Appalachian Tennessee, Carolina and West Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley, coastal Carolina, half of New Hampshire and most of Maine. Project Fi will claim something better than the current LTE connection rate of 95 percent of the time with this news.
If this convinces you to get on Fi, you can still get a Nexus 5X to start you off on the network quite cheaply — if you do it by tomorrow.