FreedomPop has long been on the rise as one of the premier budget cell phone options for people around the world. Getting its start in California, FreedomPop has gone global with a widening reach to various demographics. However, customers of FreedomPop in the United States may now be in store for an even bigger boost to their already affordable carrier: unlimited WiFi access for just $5 per month.
For much of the past 12 months we have seen CEO Stephen Stokols focus on expanding a wireless internet network throughout the continental United States. The company has been adding hotspot locations all over the biggest cities in the country and now it is clear as to why: FreedomPop is offering unlimited access to these WiFi hotspots for just $5 per month. This new offering will provide customers with enhanced mobile usage while staying put on the budget plan that many had been pursuing.
What makes FreedomPop so markedly different than the rest of their competitors is the way in which the company pursues customers. FreedomPop, at its core, is a completely free service. Customers who sign on to FreedomPop for their phone plan will receive limited talk, text, and data all completely free. There are no loopholes, no scams, no additional offers. If you are happy with your limited range of services then you will never spend a cent. So how does FreedomPop make money?
FreedomPop’s CEO Stokols has explained his company as a sort of library for digital services moreso than an actual cell phone carrier. Stokols banks on having customers purchase various upgrades, on their own time, in order to continually bring in a profit and make up for those that aren’t spending money. This expanded WiFi plan, which consists of 10 million hotspots around the country, is just another option on the menu for customers.
While FreedomPop continues to flourish as a sort of underground option, we are starting to see that the company will soon be in the mainstream. Within the next year or so CEO Stokols expects there to be upwards of 25 million hotspots throughout the continental United States for customers to connect to. These hotspots will also be located in a variety of retail spots such as Best Buy, Starbucks and even McDonalds. While this unlimited WiFi won’t be a selling point for some, it definitely will appeal to budget phone carrying customers who need the boost.
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