Free WiFi Moves from Cafes to Cars with Uber + FreedomPop

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Uber Black Cars now offering Free WiFi powered by FreedomPop at the Indy500 this Memorial Day weekend. Get those smartphone engines running and connect to FreedomPop’s blazing-fast LTE mobile hotspots while riding in style with Uber.

We’re constantly working on ways to work towards providing a disruptive service so that no one is left off the “connected grid”. We launched with mobile hotspots and now offer the first 100% Free Mobile Phone service. This is just yet another model that we’re testing and may expand nationally with any public transportation vehicle from Uber to buses.

Written by Samantha

May 22nd, 2015 at 9:10 am

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FreedomPop Expands to Europe w/ Launch of UK’s first FREE Mobile Service

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At FreedomPop, we’re all really excited to announce our first steps into Europe with the launch of UK’s very first free mobile phone service this summer. We’ve seen tremendous success with offering free talk, text, and data in the US, and we’re looking forward to making this available to everyone, wherever they are. Sign up on a first-come, first-serve basis at freedompop.com/uk to be among our first beta users.

The free tier will include 200 minutes, 200 texts, and 200MB of data. Also, included is free international calling to over 60 countries and free unlimited calls and texts to each other.

We’re also launching Jetsetter, the world’s first global sim that offers free service that will be initially available in the UK, Spain, and France. Beta invites will become available here or at freedompop.com/jetsetter.

Early this year, Freedompop announced free International plans for 50 countries that are already available for US users at FreedomPop‘s website. Learn more about FreedomPop UK at freedompop.com/uk.

Written by Samantha

May 12th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Posted in Announcements

New Premium Voice Technology

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We’re announcing an awesome new FreedomPop software update – “FreedomPop Premium Voice” for existing and new customers that will seamlessly enable FreedomPop phones to switch between VoIP and traditional cellular voice networks. This update will help ensure the best possible call quality regardless of data network speeds.

This is a new upgrade option that we are rolling out. New customers can take advantage of Premium Voice today and it will become available for Freedompop customers to upgrade into using a simple app update in Google Play. We’re continuously working on improving our phone technology to bring a better call experience to all FreedomPop customers and further our company’s mission to disrupt the mobile phone industry and rewrite the rules of American telecom.

Follow our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates and news.

Written by Samantha

April 9th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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Unlimited Talk, Text, & Data On Any Carrier – FreedomPop Nationwide WiFi

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Seamlessly connect to nearly 10 million hotspots across the country with FreedomPop’s new unlimited WiFi plan. Any smartphone or tablet with any carrier can get unlimited talk, text, and data for $5 per month. Connect to WiFi via the free FreedomPop App (available in the Google Play store) and access a growing network of 10 million hotspots, many of which are closed to the public. With auto-connect access, there is no need to manually connect via device settings or authentication pages.

Now with FreedomPop Nationwide WiFi, consumers have an alternative to high priced LTE data plans and a simple way to cut down on their cellular data usage with the lowest cost unlimited plan on the market. FreedomPop’s mission has always been about ensuring that everyone has access to affordable and essential communication services.

Learn more about FreedomPop’s Nationwide WiFi network at http://www.freedompop.com/nationwidewifi

Read more about FreedomPop’s Nationwide WiFi network at Techcrunch, PC World, Digital Trends, and The Verge

 

Written by Samantha

January 21st, 2015 at 6:01 am

FreedomPop Holiday Deals under $99

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If you missed FreedomPop’s Black Friday/ Cyber Monday deals, cheer up. We’re launching three new FreedomPop Holiday deals under $99 that cover all your mobile communication needs: LTE Android Smartphone, our very own Freedom Tab Liberty, and a rock solid and affordable LTE hotspot.
Save up to 65% PLUS try one of our FREE premium trials of LTE data or mobile phone services. Not to mention our always available 100% Free Mobile Plan options for hotspots, phones, and tablets. Consider these to be your perfect holiday travel companion and stay connected no matter where you are with your family and friends.
FreedomPop is committed to our mission to bring customers the most affordable communication services, and we’re offering even greater value during the holiday season for you and all your loved ones, so don’t delay and order now!
Check out our Holiday Deals here or visit www.freedompop.com/holidaydeals
Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@FreedomPop) for fun giveaways and exciting news.

Written by Samantha

December 10th, 2014 at 6:01 am

FreedomPop International Calling Launches in Over 50 Countries including Mexico, Canada, and the UK

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We’re very excited to announce the availability of the world’s first 100% free international calling plan with FreedomPop international calling to over 50 countries including Mexico, Canada, India, and the UK. Calling plans will differ depending on country and may range between landlines and mobile numbers; however, FreedomPop international calling plans will be 75% lower compared to other carriers.Users can receive 100 FREE minutes or choose from any of our pre-paid plans starting at just $4.99 per month.

Not only do we now support FreedomPop international calling in over 170 new markets, but we will be providing the option to receive virtual numbers that enable calls from different countries sometime soon.

Lean more by visiting freedompop.com or keep up to date by following our Facebook page.

Written by Samantha

November 12th, 2014 at 9:52 am

FreedomPop Celebrates Anniversary with its Own Line of Devices

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We’re celebrating our second birthday and first anniversary of offering 100% Free Talk, Text, and Data with a special launch of our very first FreedomPop-branded devices all under $100.

The device shipping today is the FreedomPop Liberty, a 7-inch, 4GB Android phablet with Wi-Fi only at $89 MSRP. Coming in the next month is the FreedomPop Frenzy, a 7-inch, 4GB LTE plus wi-fi Android phablet at $99; followed by an $89 LTE Android phone in the coming months; and an expansion of its high-end mobile smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Note 3 at half the current MSRP.

All devices come with FreedomPop’s 100 percent free text and voice service giving users 200 voice minutes and 500 texts free each month.

For information or to order, visit FreedomPop.com.

Written by Samantha

October 1st, 2014 at 8:56 am

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FreedomPop Recognized as Major Force for Innovation and Disruption

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FreedomPop recognized as a finalist in CTIA’s Super Mobility Week Startup Lab, and rakes in industry accolades for both Innovation and Disruption. In addition, FreedomPop CEO, Stephen Stokols wins 16th Annual Wireless Week Leader Award where past recipients include Tom Keys, Peter Chou, Neville Ray, Dan Mead, Ralph de la Vega, and Dan Hesse.

“With this award, Wireless Week honors Mr. Stokols’ wireless business model innovations. As CEO at FreedomPop, Mr. Stokols has led his freemium service on a disruptive path through the mobile industry,” said Andrew Berg, Senior Editor at Wireless Week. “By consistently evolving FreedomPop’s rates, services and device portfolio, Mr. Stokols has proven that giving it away for free can be good business.”

CTIA brings together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. It has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984.

Written by Samantha

September 9th, 2014 at 12:15 am

FreedomPop Tablets Launched: Get Free Talk, Text, and Data on Tablets

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We’re happy to launch LTE FreedomPop tablets  with phone capability and Free LTE Data, Voice, and Text. We’re now selling iPad mini and Samsung Tab 3 with free data plus expanding tablet functionality to include phone capabilities: a unique phone number, voice and texting. Specifically, users will be able to associate a unique phone number with any FreedomPop tablet and make free calls and texts. This functionality does not currently exist for tablets offered by large carriers, partially because of the potential to cannibalize high margin phone plans.

In addition to the popular iPad mini and Samsung Tab 3 tablets, users with existing LTE tablets can also move their existing tablets to FreedomPop and get the same 500 MBs of LTE data, 200 voice minutes and 500 texts absolutely free. Users can bring their own iPad or Tab device or purchase one from FreedomPop. The iPad mini will sell for $319 and the Samsung Tab 3 for $199.

Written by Samantha

August 4th, 2014 at 4:43 pm

FreedomPop Expands to LTE Phone and Unlimited Everything Plan

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We’re happy to announce our official expansion into LTE with the Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, and Samsung Victory and a new Unlimited Everything Plan for only $20. We’re also launching our newest free app: FreedomPop Free Voice and Text for Android that provides Free Calls, texts, and voicemail.

All new FreedomPop LTE phones will come with the same free service that hundreds of thousands of Americans already enjoy, which includes 500 MB of data, 200 voice calls and 500 texts free each month. Our new “Unlimited Everything” plan for $20 per month provides unlimited talk, text, and data. Tethering will also be included on certain FreedomPop LTE phones so that they can easily and affordably be used as hotspots. After 1GB of data has been used for the month, LTE speeds will be limited to 3G speeds.

This is our second Free Voice and Text app. We also announced one for iOS a little while back. You can download FreedomPop Free Voice and Text for your iPhone and Android device here.

Written by Samantha

May 22nd, 2014 at 4:27 pm