Originally posted on The Telegraph, the young four year company FreedomPop expands it’s revolutionary mobile services to the UK. Utilizing a venture capital, FreedomPop has begun it’s first phase of international expansion.
FreedomPop’s service has been making waves in the telecom business. Using completely unconventional methods their service is quickly catching popularity. After a one-time £7 setup fee, you have 200 minutes of call time, 200 text, and 200MB of data. There are several ways for subscribers to add more to their plan. The conventional way is to add an allowance by subscribing to a plan for about £4.99 and £16.99 a month. The unconventional way is allowing subscribers to complete third-party marketing surveys to add to their plan. The basic business model concept is to get subscribers in for free and allow them to obtain more call, text, and data through as many easy convenient ways.
FreedomPop’s UK headquarters will be located in London. The company has been rapidly expanding as of the past year. Recently they have added 600,000 people in the United States and expect to reach 1 million by the end of the year. The company is very confident that they will be able to achieve the same numbers in the UK within the next 12 to 18 months.
After their UK expansion, FreedomPop plans on taking on 5 more countries within the next 2 weeks.
Because of how fast this mobile operator is growing, many companies are starting to take notice. The Europe expansion was delayed at one point when Sprint was in talks with the company to buy them for about $450 million.