FreedomPop: An Overview

No Contracts • No Gimmicks • No Hassles

The Details (How it Works)

FreedomPop (a relatively new MVNO) is the first ever 100% FREE mobile phone service, offering both flexibility and value.  Here are some specific details:
  • Coverage / Performance overview
    • Uses Sprint’s 4G LTE network
    • The tool here provides high-level estimates of their wireless coverage
    • Coverage is not available everywhere and varies based on a number of factors
  • Phones
    • You can bring your existing phone over or purchase one from them
    • These four were available for me to purchase:
      • Kyocera hydro Icon
      • HTC Desire 510
      • Samsung Galaxy S4
      • Apple iPhone 5 16GB
  • No-Contract Plans
    • No contracts required (cancel anytime, no commitment)
    • The following plans are available:


 *Additional data can be purchased for 2 1/2 cents per MB.


  • Customer Support
    • Unknown
  •   30 Day Risk-Free Trial (100% Risk Free Guarantee)
    • You can cancel your trial anytime on site or by calling customer support
    • Trial only available for a limited time
    • You’ll continue to receive Premium 1GB every month for $19.99 after the trial period expires
  • Other Notes
    • No overage penalties
    • You can earn more data by participating in special offers or by referring friends
    • Usage alerts available for $1.99/month
    • Check out a recent Penny Hoarder article here ($50 Phone Comes With a Free Monthly Plan)


This month (12/2015), I’ll be reviewing the services/offerings from certain non-major providers such as Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). 

Previous overviews: StraightTalk Wireless | Consumer Cellular

Each service will be looked at in detail, as I make a decision as to what to direction to go in when my current contract ends later this month.

Stay tuned for more!


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