The service is expected to allow customers to pay only for the amount of data they actually use each month, people familiar with the matter said—a move that could further push carriers to do away with lucrative “breakage.” […]
Google’s service will run on the networks of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile […] service initially will work only on Google’s latest Nexus 6 phones, and the devices will dynamically be able to switch between Sprint and T-Mobile networks depending on which carrier has the strongest signal. The service also is expected to use Wi-Fi networks to route phone calls and data, which could further reduce subscribers’ bills.
Too bad it’s only on one device at launch. Hopefully other devices will be added soon. Kudos to Sprint and T-Mobile for helping leading the way.