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Today the FreedomPop team announced an additional $5M A.1 round, bringing their total Series A up to $16M.  Existing investors DCM and Mangrove participated, helping the company address the extraordinary demand seen for their products, especially the upcoming Freedom Phone slated for launch later this summer.

The image above is a poster in one of FreedomPop’s offices signed by notable visitors, including their VCs, and heck, even me.

Here are a few coverage highlights on today’s news:

Multichannel News
Lands $5 Million Round As it Prepares to Launch ‘Freedom Phone’
By Jeff Baumgartner
July 11, 2013
http://www.multichannel.com/technology/freedompop-stacks-more-cash/144355
 
TechCrunch
FreedomPop Raises Another $5 Million To Help Launch Its Freemium Mobile Phone Service
By Chris Velazco
July 11, 2013
http://techcrunch.com/2013/07/11/freedompop-raises-another-5-5m-to-help-launch-its-freemium-mobile-phone-service/
 
All Things Digital
FreedomPop Rakes In Another $5 Million to Fund Free Mobile Service
By Ina Fried
July 11, 2013
http://allthingsd.com/20130711/freedompop-rakes-in-another-5-million-to-fund-free-mobile-service/
 
TheNextWeb
FreedomPop raises $5 million to meet strong demand for upcoming free phone service
By Josh Ong
July 11, 2013
http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/07/11/freedompop-raises-5-million-to-meet-strong-demand-for-upcoming-free-phone-service/
 
Wireless Week
FreedomPop Raises Another $5 Million for Free Wireless Service
By Ben Munson
July 11, 2013
http://www.wirelessweek.com/news/2013/07/freedompop-raises-another-5-million-free-wireless-service
 
GigaOM
Gearing up to launch its VoIP service, FreedomPop raises another $5M
By Kevin Fitchard
July 11, 2013
http://gigaom.com/2013/07/11/gearing-up-to-launch-its-voip-service-freedompop-raises-another-5m/
 
Light Reading
FreedomPop Grabs $5M to Support Android Push
By Dan Jones
July 11, 2013
http://www.lightreading.com/smartphones-handsets/freedompop-grabs-5m-to-support-android-push/240158083  
 
PC Magazine
FreedomPop Nabs $5M Ahead of Free Phone Service Launch
By Stephanie Mlot
July 11, 2013
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2421665,00.asp
 
SoCalTECH
FreedomPop Gets $5M In New Funding For Free Phone, Wireless Service
By Ben Kuo
July 11, 2013
http://www.socaltech.com/freedompop_gets__m_in_new_funding_for_free_phone_wireless_service/s-0050246.html
 
HNGN
Free SmartPhone Service From FreedomPop Gets $5 Million Toward Project
By Tyler McCarthy
July 11, 2013
http://www.hngn.com/articles/7484/20130711/free-smartphone-service-freedompop-gets-5-million-toward-project.htm
 
Pulse 2.0
FreedomPop Raises $5 Million From Existing Investors
By Annie Baker
July 11, 2013
http://pulse2.com/2013/07/11/freedompop-raises-5-million-from-existing-investors-89522/
 
International Venture Capitalist Post
FreedomPop raises additional US $5 million
By IVCPost Staff Reporter
July 11, 2013
http://www.ivcpost.com/articles/10877/20130711/freedompop-raises-additional-5-million.htm
 
TelecomPaper
FreedomPop raises additional USD 5 mln in funding
July 11, 2013
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/freedompop-raises-additional-usd-5-mln-in-funding–954839