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Old 12-28-2012, 10:42 AM
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Default *Expired*Free wireless internet 500mb with FreedomPop modem

===This thread has been closed by request of the OP. Seems that after further investigation this "deal" isn't quite what it seems. Please read the complete thread to find if you care to become involved in this offer.

Please note: This isn't being left here in order to embarrass or discredit bascom. They have contributed dozens of interesting and informative threads to this forum. Had the offer lived up to initial promise this could have been another of those. As it stands I believe it best to leave it so anyone else searching might get information as to the value of the offer before placing personal information of the database of this vendor.

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FreedomPop offers 500mb/month of free wireless internet with their usb modem which usually costs $50. They have an offer now where you get the modem for just $16 shipping and the first month you get 2gb data free.

I ordered one and will let you know if it's any good. I think it's 3g in most areas so slow but may be good enough for email.

http://www.freedompop.com/holiday?ui...m&utm_term=CTA
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:22 PM
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I received the modem and can't get it to work with my PC. Now the coverage map shows no service available in my area. I'm gong to return it for a refund or sell it on amazon.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:25 PM
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As you said, a nice idea for slighter Internet use, such as email. Thanks for the dope.

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Old 12-29-2012, 09:08 AM
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Why not post up the coverage map if you have a link for others to see ...
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:16 AM
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There isn't a coverage map per se. If you click the link I gave it takes you to their home page. In the top right you enter your zip code and it will tell if coverage is available.
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:56 PM
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There isn't a coverage map per se. If you click the link I gave it takes you to their home page. In the top right you enter your zip code and it will tell if coverage is available.
I noticed that on first look but I'm not willing to give them my email, even one of the many I have But that's fine I was just curious to see if I could figure out who's service they were reselling. Only way this is free is advertising driven and that's why I don't put my email in
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:58 PM
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When I explored the offer (using a throw-away email address), only received a 1-month free 2GB/month trial followed by a regular priced program.

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Old 12-30-2012, 07:55 AM
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Miikerman, not sure why that happened but like I said my modem doesn't work here anyway so I'm returning it or selling it.

This whole Freedompop sounds more like Freedom flop and is a rip off. I'm sorry I posted their "deal" here. Can this whole thread be closed or deleted?
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