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FreedomPop launching with 25 European operators, sees 40% of Euro customers buying services

BARCELONA, Spain-- FreedomPop last month announced plans to launch its free MVNO service in Europe with 25 carriers, and it isn't dawdling. All 25 markets will be up and running by the end of this month, according to Nicholas Constantinopoulos, who oversees the company's international operations. And it has its sights set on much more than that.

Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless starts offering 'free' Wi-Fi-based service

Three months after announcing its offering, Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless is launching its service: a Wi-Fi-based service that it claims will let customers get wireless service for free, with no catch. The service is only available by invitation, and is described as a beta.

Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless launches 'free' Wi-Fi-based service

Sprint MVNO Scratch Wireless is launching a novel Wi-Fi-based service that it claims will let customers get wireless service for free, with no catch.

FreedomPop crosses 100K subs, adds support for Sprint's LTE network

Sprint MVNO FreedomPop now has more than 100,000 subscribers and is adding support for Sprint's LTE network, the latest evolution in data services for the freemium mobile broadband provider.

Report: FreedomPop to launch 'LTE clip' for iPad, Android tablets

MVNO FreedomPop is planning to launch a new product, which it has dubbed an "LTE clip," that will allow Wi-Fi-enabled Apple iPads and Android tablets to get cellular connectivity, according to a Forbes report.

In wireless, what is the conversion rate from free to paid?

MVNO FreedomPop said that around 30 percent of its subscribers opt for its paid tiers of service. The figure is notable because it finally shines a light on a strategy that wireless carriers have been testing for years: offering a small amount of wireless data for free in the hopes users will purchase more.

FreedomPop starts taking orders for WiMAX-enabled iPhone case

FreedomPop, the startup backed by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, started taking orders for a case for Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S that is WiMAX enabled and connects to

The age of freemium 4G data is here. Will the big carriers survive it?

Earlier this week NetZero launched a completely free tier of wireless data service. After buying a $49 USB modem, NetZero users can get 200 MB of Clearwire's (NASDAQ:CLWR) WiMAX service per month