Google is expanding its Fiber line by adding a new phone service for its Google Fiber users. The company is sending invitations to some of its high-speed internet subscribers to join the service named Google Fiber Phone-reported by The Washington Post.
With the Fiber Phone, the subscribers will be able to use one phone number for every device they have, from Smartphones to landlines with a few of Google Voice features. The features include voicemail delivery as email to the inbox, call screening, spam filtering and do-not-disturb mode. Currently this service is available to those who are invited to participate in the program. The people, who have signed up for the company’s Fiber Trusted Tester program essentially, are the only ones invited to join the program. If you are one of those lucky people who has got the mail, you have one week to reply if you agree to join. After being selected Google will send a team of technicians to you to set the service up.
“Please be aware that testing Google Fiber Phone will require a service visit in which a Fiber team member will come to your home to install a piece of equipment. If you’re selected for this Trusted Tester group, we’ll be actively seeking your feedback—both good and bad—so that we can improve Fiber Phone once we launch it to all of our customers,” Google wrote in the mail.
Albeit Google does not officially offer traditional phone services, if the Fiber Phone is rolled out widely, the company would become a true triple-play provider. However, it will take a bit long for Fiber Phone to reach more people if it passes the testing phase.