Project Fi and the Great Firewall

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Fri Nov 20 08:29:17 UTC 2015


On 15/Nov/15 05:08, Jared Geiger wrote:

> When you roam onto another cellular network other than your home network,
> your data is encapsulated and sent back to your home network before going
> out to the internet. This is to provide a seamless experience for the
> customer.

I always felt it was just to ease billing headaches.

Local hand-off has the potential to make billing more difficult. Not
doing that is at the expense of a better experience for the customer.

Mark.




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