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0604_technology-freedompop-stokols_650x455Today heralds the expansion of the FreedomPop network onto LTE using Sprint’s footprint across the nation.  With this move, FreedomPop paves the way for their upcoming Freedom Phone launch, providing free voice, data, and text, as well as any other upcoming LTE-enabled devices.

Below is a snapshot of some of the press covering the announcement today.  Congrats Team FreedomPop.

LTE ANNOUNCEMENT MEDIA COVERAGE – 8/6

CNET
FreedomPop mobile hotspot now supports Sprint’s 4G LTE
By Lance Whitney
August 6, 2013
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57597187-94/freedompop-mobile-hotspot-now-supports-sprints-4g-lte/
 
PC Magazine
FreedomPop LTE Hotspot Now Available on Sprint
By Stepanie Mlot
August 6, 2013
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2422758,00.asp
 
Forbes
FreedomPop Rolls Out LTE Hotspot, Expands To Sprint LTE Network
By Tomio Geron
August 6, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomiogeron/2013/08/06/freedompop-rolls-out-lte-hotspot-expands-to-sprint-lte-network/
 
VentureBeat
FreedomPop brings free mobile service to Sprint’s LTE network, amid overwhelming demand
By Devindra Hardawar
August 6, 2013
http://venturebeat.com/2013/08/06/freedompop-finally-heads-to-sprints-lte-network-amid-overwhelming-demand/
 
GigaOM
FreedomPop racks up 100K users, adds Sprint LTE to its mobile data arsenal
By Kevin Fitchard
August 6, 2013
http://gigaom.com/2013/08/06/freedompop-racks-up-100k-users-adds-sprint-lte-to-its-mobile-data-arsenal/
 
TechCrunch
Freemium Wireless Startup FreedomPop Embraces Sprint’s LTE Network With New Hardware
By Chris Velazco
August 6, 2013
http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/06/freemium-wireless-startup-freedompop-embraces-sprints-lte-network-with-new-hardware/
 
All Things Digital
FreedomPop, TextNow Plan New Services Atop Sprint’s Network
By Ina Fried
August 6, 2013
http://allthingsd.com/20130806/freedompop-textnow-plan-new-services-atop-sprints-network/?refcat=news
 
Pando Daily
“Data is a true commodity that users want to commoditize even further”
By Nathaniel Mott
August 6, 2013
http://pandodaily.com/2013/08/06/data-is-a-true-commodity-that-users-want-to-commoditize-even-further/
 
Engadget
FreedomPop jumps to LTE, lets you run out of free data faster than ever
By Jon Fingas
August 6, 2013
http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/06/freedompop-jumps-to-lte/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=Feed_Classic&utm_campaign=Engadget
 
Ars Technica
FreedomPop: Buy a hotspot, get 500MB of free Sprint LTE each month
By John Brodkin
August 6, 2013
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/08/freedompop-buy-a-hotspot-get-500mb-of-free-sprint-lte-each-month/
 
Fierce Wireless
FreedomPop crosses 100K subs, adds support for Sprint’s LTE network
By Phil Goldstein
August 6, 2013
http://www.fiercewireless.com/story/freedompop-crosses-100k-subs-adds-support-sprints-lte-network/2013-08-06
 
MultiChannel News
FreedomPop Launches LTE Hotspot
By Jeff Baumgartner
August 6, 2013
http://www.multichannel.com/distribution/freedompop-launches-lte-hotspot/144821
 
TheNextWeb
Free Internet provider FreedomPop begins offering LTE mobile hotspots with 500MB of monthly data
By Josh Ong
August 6, 2013
http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2013/08/06/free-internet-provider-freedompop-begins-offering-lte-mobile-hotspots/
 
TechHive
FreedomPop’s freemium wireless service embraces Sprint’s LTE network
By Jared Newman
August 6, 2013
http://www.techhive.com/article/2046027/freedompops-freemium-wireless-service-embraces-sprints-lte-network.html
 
The Verge
FreedomPop offers 500MB of free LTE a month, upgrades to Sprint’s faster 4G network
By Sean Hollister
August 6, 2013
http://www.theverge.com/2013/8/6/4592698/freedompop-lte-upgrade-via-sprint-agreement
 
Light Reading
FreedomPop Jumps on Sprint LTE
By Sarah Reedy
August 6, 2013
http://www.lightreading.com/smartphones-handsets/freedompop-jumps-on-sprint-lte/240159521
 
TWICE
FreedomPop Launches Its First LTE Device
By Joseph Palenchar
August 6, 2013
http://www.twice.com/articletype/news/freedompop-launches-its-first-lte-device/107870
 
Wireless Week
FreedomPop Goes LTE, Releases New LTE Hotspot
By Ben Munson
August 6, 2013
http://www.wirelessweek.com/news/2013/08/freedompop-goes-lte-releases-new-lte-hotspot
 
SoCalTECH
FreedomPop Expands Free Wireless Broadband On Sprint LTE
By Ben Kuo
August 6, 2013
http://www.socaltech.com/freedompop_expands_free_wireless_broadband_on_sprint_lte/s-0050720.html
 
Sci-Tech Today
FreedomPop To Offer ‘Free’ 4G LTE Data Using Sprint
By Seth Fitzgerald
August 6, 2013
http://www.sci-tech-today.com/news/FreedomPop-To-Offer–Free–LTE-Data-/story.xhtml?story_id=012001GT2JGC
 
Sacramento Bee
FreedomPop Expands Network To Include Nationwide LTE Wireless Internet Service
August 6, 2013
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/08/06/5626843/freedompop-expands-network-to.html
 
Mind of the Geek
Want free 4G LTE? FreedomPop now has you covered
By Brett Watz
August 6, 2013
http://mindofthegeek.com/2013/08/06/want-free-4g-lte-freedompop-now-has-you-covered/
 
Phone Dog
FreedomPop now using Sprint’s 4G LTE network, launches LTE hotspot with 500MB of free data per month
By Alex Wagner
August 6, 2013
http://www.phonedog.com/2013/08/06/freedompop-now-using-sprint-s-4g-lte-network-launches-lte-hotspot-with-500mb-of-free-data-per-month/
 
Hot Hardware
FreedomPop Expands to Sprint’s 4G LTE Network, Adds A Mobile Hotspot to Product Lineup
By Seth Colaner
August 6, 2013
http://hothardware.com/News/FreedomPop-Expands-to-Sprints-4G-LTE-Network-Adds-A-Mobile-Hotspot-to-Product-Lineup-/
 
DSLReports.com
FreedomPop Offers LTE Service Via New Hotspot
By Karl Bode
August 6, 2013
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/FreedomPop-Offers-LTE-Service-Via-New-Hotspot-125272?nocomment=1
 
Telecom Paper
FreedomPop expands into the Sprint LTE network
August 6, 2013
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/freedompop-expands-into-the-sprint-lte-network–959670
 
Liliputing
FreedomPop gets faster, offers free 4G LTE service
August 6, 2013
http://liliputing.com/2013/08/freedompop-gets-faster-offers-free-4g-lte-service.html
 
EVDOinfo.com
FreedomPop offers Sprint 4G LTE MVNO package
August 6, 2013
http://www.evdoinfo.com/content/view/4574/64/
 
Phone News
FreedomPop Launches LTE Service, Confirms Mobile VoIP Service Timeline
By Humberto Saabedra
August 6, 2013
http://www.phonenews.com/freedompop-launches-lte-service-confirms-mobile-voip-service-timeline-23209/