Curious about Wi-Fi calling and what it entails? Here's the rundown on what you need to know.
BY Lynn La
On Wednesday, Google announced that Google Fi, previously known as Project Fi, will be expanding to iPhones, Samsung and OnePlus phones. For a service that was once compatible with only a handful of Android phones, this is a notable development for the company's Wi-Fi first network.
But making a Wi-Fi call on a phone is nothing new. The ability to patch a call using a Wi-Fi connection instead of a cellular one has been around for years, with Skype being one of oldest and most popular apps to do so.