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FreedomPop expands to Belgium with KPN, plans to enter other European markets

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop is expanding its business internationally, and has inked a deal to ride on the network of KPN's Belgian subsidiary BASE as part of a wider strategy to move into Europe and other markets. FreedomPop plans to expand to the UK, Germany, France, Spain and the Pacific Rim by brokering deals with additional carrier partners in the future.

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop launches $20 LTE plan, adds Samsung phones to lineup

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop launched a new $20 per month plan with unlimited voice, texting and 1 GB of LTE data before throttling. The company also released its free, over-the-top Free Voice and Text communications app on Android.

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop may partner with AT&T or T-Mobile

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop is considering a partnership with either AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile US, though the company has no firm timeline yet for striking a deal.

FreedomPop to sell refurbished LTE iPhone 5 for $349

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop today announced it will begin selling a refurbished Apple iPhone 5 for $349. The company also said it will provide service to customers who bring their existing iPhones to the MVNO. Further, in an effort to generate interest among customers who are still on a contract with other carriers, FreedomPop said it will provide free calling and texting services to any iPhone owner through its new over-the-top, FreedomPop-branded iOS app.

FreedomPop unveils 'Privacy Phone' to focus on security for voice, texting

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop is unveiling an encrypted smartphone designed to protect voice calls and text messages from being hacked. The phone is the latest product to respond to increased reports of government snooping, even into mobile devices.

FreedomPop releases $169 Galaxy S II, drops unlimited calling, texting to $4.58/month

Sprint  MVNO FreedomPop today said it will sell the Samsung Galaxy S II for $169 alongside its HTC Evo Design WiMAX, the company's first smartphone that it launched in October for $99. Further, FreedomPop cut in half the cost of its unlimited calling and texting service, to $4.58 per month.

FreedomPop launches limited Sprint BYOD program, but iPhone remains MIA

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop is launching a limited bring-your-own-phone program for its nascent freemium phone service, allowing customers with off-contract and older Sprint smartphone models to bring their phones over to its service.

FreedomPop sees 'better than expected demand' for HTC Evo phone

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop sold its initial batch of FreedomPop-branded Android smartphones within a day and a half of availability, which CEO Stephen Stokols said was "far better than expected demand."

Sprint MVNO TextNow launches LTE smartphone as part of expanded phone service

Sprint MVNO TextNow, which offers its main IP-based messaging service over Wi-Fi and roams onto Sprint's network when outside Wi-Fi coverage, is launching an LTE smartphone as part of its expanded phone service offering. TextNow said it will now offer Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S III for $200.

FreedomPop intros $99 smartphone, $11/month unlimited talking, texting plan

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop today expanded its offerings to include a smartphone and voice calling and texting services. Previously the company centered its strategy on selling wireless data through hotspots and other data-only devices.