Thursday, 20 September 2018

FreedomPop brings free mobile service to UK

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 24 September 15

U.S.-based MVNO hopes value-added services, participation in market research will make its service pay.

U.S.-based MVNO FreedomPop this week brought its free mobile service to the U.K., hoping to succeed where many others before it have failed. Launched on 3UK's network, the operator is offering three levels of service, only one of which – a 'Basic' price plan that comes with 200 minutes, 200 texts, and 200 MB of data per month – is actually free. The other two come with price tags and are called Premium 1 GB and Premium 2 GB…

U.S.-based MVNO FreedomPop this week brought its free mobile service to the U.K., hoping to succeed where many others before it have failed. Launched on 3UK's network, the operator is offering three levels of service, only one of which – a 'Basic' price plan that comes with 200 minutes, 200 texts, and 200 MB of data per month – is actually free. The other two come with price tags and are called Premium 1 GB and Premium 2 GB…

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