Today FreedomPop, the disruptive free wireless broadband internet company, announced that they will now have access to Sprint’s new 4G LTE network, as well as its WiMAX and 3G network. The partnership with Sprint enables FreedomPop to possess a national footprint, covering over 250 million Americans on the Sprint 3G, WiMAX and LTE, networks.
FreedomPop delivers 100% FREE 3G and 4G mobile broadband Internet access. It does this with a $99 iPhone sleeve. It currently receives WiMax broadband, and outputs WiFi to the iPhone for broadband.
- 500MB FREE broadband every month
- Get up to 1GB FREE broadband by referring friends
- Buy additional capacity for just $10 per GB
- No contract, no commitment, cancel anytime!
FreedomPop has raised $7.5 million in a first round of funding, led by ManGrove and DCM, VentureBeat has learned.
FreedomPop will be one of the first customers to drive traffic on to Sprint’s 4G LTE network in 2013. “At Sprint we believe that our Wholesale customers’ success is our success and we are thrilled to enable new and innovative business models,” said Matt Carter, President, Sprint Global Wholesale & Emerging Solutions.
Sprint has plans to build out its 4G LTE network, which is coming soon, in 2012-13, largely covering 250 million Americans by the end of 2013.