Freedom Pop founded in 2012 based in Los Angeles is a discount wireless start-up and has raised $30 million in funding from investors in Europe and the U.S. Using Sprint’s network wholesale unit partnership, expects to generate $50 million in revenue this year. CEO Stephen Stokols said he plans to use the revenue to pursue new markets in Europe and Latin America and expand here in the U.S. He also said that Freedom Pop will introduce in 15 U.S. markets and U.K. by the end of the year a roaming SIM card providing free data for travelers.
With 500MB you can browse Facebook, check your email, or order an item online without any any worry. However, if you stream music or video, 2GB will not be enough, you will need more data to purchase. Their plans range from from 2GB to 4GB you should be able to find a plan that is suitable to your lifestyle, in any case their rates are far cheaper than what’s offered by their competitors.
The company’s free plan for phones includes 500MB of data, 200 minutes of VOIP calling and 500 messages. There’s also $20/month plan with unlimited calls, messaging and data. FreedomPop also offers free unlimited texts and calls between FreedomPop users.
FreedomPop has introduced the JetSetter SIM with 100% free data across the globe for subscribers in the U.K., France and Spain. Recently, FreedomPop pushed out access to nearly 10 million hotspots for its U.S. customers who need to pay a fee of $5 each month to avail of this Wi-Fi hotspot service.
FreedomPop is committed to offering basic levels of mobile service 100% free. They believe mobile access is a right and not a privilege. The company also feels if you need more than basic, they hope you will upgrade and the price would still be below the market rates.
If you are wondering how can FreedomPop afford giving out free services, they are able to recuperate some of those monies with the help of add on features such as monthly data allotment, data rollover plan, or even sign up for an international number that will allow the person to make international calls without paying the expensive international rates.