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FreedomPop Has Hired Julius 'Dr. J.' Erving as Company Spokesperson

FreedomPop Hires NBA Legend Julius Erving As Spokesperson, Featured In TV Ads

Joe Paonessa - Mar 19, 2024
FreedomPop has hired NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving, better known as “Dr. J,” to be their new company spokesperson, as noted in Wave7 Research’s latest prepaid report filing. This move marks a significant shift in the marketing strategy for FreedomPop. Erving just recently celebrated his 74th birthday. Targeting A
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Red Pocket Mobile Double Data

Red Pocket Revives FreedomPop & Unreal Mobile Brands, Adds More Data To Its Own Plans

Joe Paonessa - Jul 28, 2023
Red Pocket Mobile has started a revival of some of its neglected brands. Wave7 Research noted in its most recent prepaid report that Red Pocket Mobile brand FreedomPop has launched its first new YouTube video in three years. The video, available here, launched about a month ago and introduces viewers
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STS Media Agrees To Sell FreedomPop To Red Pocket Mobile

FreedomPop Has Been Acquired By Red Pocket Mobile

Joe Paonessa - Jun 7, 2019
The company that runs FreedomPop, STS Media, announced today that it has agreed to sell the FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile.  Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but a Reuters source familiar with the deal says the transaction value is in the “high eight figures.”  STS Media
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Some FreedomPop Customers Are Having Their Free Plan Automatically Upgraded To A Paid Plan

Some FreedomPop Customers Are Having Their Free Plan Automatically Upgraded To A Paid Plan

Joe Paonessa - Jun 3, 2019
Several users in various online forums have recently reported that FreedomPop has automatically updated their free plan to a paid plan costing $3.99/month.  Customers have stated that they received an email giving them the option to opt-out of the upgrade.  Those that didn’t see the email or respond to it,
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FreedomPop Phone Plans Are On Sale At Both Target (Pictured Above) And Best Buy

FreedomPop Plans On Sale At Both Target And Best Buy, Get 1GB LTE Data For $3/Month

Joe Paonessa - Mar 18, 2019
FreedomPop phone plans are currently on sale at both Best Buy and Target.  The plans that are on sale are multi-month plans.  Customers can choose from either a 3-month plan or a couple of annual plans.  The best cheap plan option includes unlimited talk and text with 1GB of monthly
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Target Has FreedomPop's Multi-Month Plan On Sale For Half Off

FreedomPop’s Unlimited Talk, Text And 1GB LTE Data GSM Plan On Sale At Target For $3.33/Month

Joe Paonessa - Sep 20, 2018
Target is currently selling FreedomPop’s multi-month plan with unlimited talk, text and 1GB of 4G LTE data for $9.99.  The plan is for 90 days and works out to an average cost of just $3.33/month.  Normally the plan retails for $19.99. Plan Details The allotments of talk, text and data
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FreedomPop New 5GB Annual Plan

FreedomPop Now Offering Unlimited Talk, Text And 5GB Data On GSM Network For $12.50/Month

Joe Paonessa - Jun 13, 2018
FreedomPop has just launched a new new plan that utilizes their GSM partner’s network.  The coverage map for the plan indicates that their network partner is AT&T. FreedomPop’s new annual plan includes unlimited talk and text with 5GB of monthly 4G LTE data at an average cost of just $12.50/month. 
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FreedomPop Launching New MVNO Brand Unreal Mobile

FreedomPop Launching New MVNO “Unreal Mobile” That Will Feature Unlimited Data Plans

Joe Paonessa - May 23, 2018
FreedomPop announced today that it will be firing up a new MVNO brand called Unreal Mobile.  The idea behind Unreal Mobile is to give FreedomPop a premium brand that can compete against T-Mobile and Sprint.  The new brand will offer unlimited data plans starting at $15/month. Unreal Mobile Service And
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FreedomPop Moto E2 Trial Offer

FreedomPop Now Offering Moto E2 With 2 Week Trial For $9.99

Joe Paonessa - May 17, 2018
FreedomPop is now giving away the 2nd generation Motorola E for $9.99.  With the purchase of the phone comes a 2 week trial of FreedomPop’s service on its CDMA network partner Sprint. Additionally the MVNO’s Best Buy exclusive plans are now on sale.  A new trial offer of the company’s GSM
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FreedomPop Best Buy Exclusive Plan

FreedomPop GSM Plan Includes Unlimited Talk, Text, MMS And 1GB Data For Under $5/Month

Joe Paonessa - Apr 21, 2018
FreedomPop has launched some Best Buy exclusive plans.  The MVNO says that the plans are compatible with GSM devices from networks such as AT&T, T-Mobile and Cricket. Given that FreedomPop has a partnership with AT&T, we can safely infer that these plans run on the AT&T network. Pricing starts at
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FreedomPop Now Selling The Alcaltel OneTouch Pixi Tablet

FreedomPop Selling 7″ Alcatel OneTouch Pixi Tablet With 2GB Of Data For Just $29.99

Joe Paonessa - Apr 3, 2018
FreedomPop is now selling the 7 inch Alcatel OneTouch Pixi tablet for just $29.99 with a free month trial of its 2GB data plan. Service is on the Sprint network. Alcatel OneTouch Pixi Tablet The Alcatel OneTouch Pixi tablet is a budget device with the following specifications: 7″ 1024×600 screen 4000
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FreedomPop Multi-Month Plans

FreedomPop’s GSM Phone Plan Has 10GB Of Data And Starts At $19.99/Month

Joe Paonessa - Mar 19, 2018
FreedomPop seems to have borrowed a page out of Mint SIM’s playbook. The company is now offering multi-month plans that come with big discounts for those willing to commit to service for longer than one month at a time. The plan length and data amounts included are identical to what
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FreedomPop Adds A Partner In The Financial Services Sector

FreedomPop Announces Licensing Deal With Prudential Financial

Joe Paonessa - Mar 9, 2018
Over a year ago FreedomPop announced that it would be licensing its platform to a then unnamed carrier. Fast forward a year and a partner still goes unnamed. Now, in lieu of naming a carrier partner, FreedomPop has announced that it has licensed its customer conversion platform to Prudential Financial. Prudential
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FreedomPop's Annual 1000 Promo Plan Is Back

FreedomPop’s $49.99 Annual GSM Plan With 1000 Monthly Minutes, Texts, And MB Of Data Is Back

Joe Paonessa - Mar 2, 2018
In August of 2017, FreedomPop launched a promotional annual plan that included monthly allotments of 1,000 minutes, 1,000 text messages and 1GB of data priced annually at $49.99. The plan was available on the Sprint network and a GSM network believed to be AT&T as the coverage map seemed to indicate.
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FreedomPop Announces Sprint Based Hotspot Plan With 10GB Of LTE Data

FreedomPop Introduces Sprint Based Hotspot Plan With 10GB Of Data For $39.99/Month

Joe Paonessa - Feb 28, 2018
FreedomPop has launched a new mobile hotspot plan using the Sprint network.  Customers can now get 10GB of 4G LTE data for just $39.99/month. It’s basically the same plan that they announced back in January, except that offer was for service using the AT&T network. Freedompop says this plan will be available for
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