The up-and-coming mobile tech company FreedomPop has just announced that is has unleashed a global data hotspot and SIM that will allow free data to its users after its initial purchase. The free data includes up to 200 MB, and the company is betting that you will need more and purchase more ata cost of $10 for an additional 500 MB. The hotspot works to aggregate cellular services to provide a smooth stream for its users.
As reported in PC Mag, the countries able to participate so far include U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, Portugal, Greece, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Czech Republic. They have plans to cover an additional 40 countries by the end of this year.
The company has generated an additional $50 million in funding to help with expansion and hopes to break into more markets in Asia, Europe, and South America. This funding is on top of the $30 million that it announced it raised only six months ago.
CEO Steven Sesar claimed that this is proof that investors have confidence in the company and their strategic goal of becoming one of the top 10 global service providers in the world today.
Learn more at this FreedomPop review