FreedomPopIf today’s move to offer free mobile service by an upstart mobile company gets the heavy adoption its creators expect, it may shake up the mobile ecosystem and force the big telecom companies to lower their rates and offer better deals to customers. It’s a big if, but that’s what seven-month-old FreedomPop is hoping for on Wednesday as they launch a free package of user services that includes 500 MBs of 4G data, unlimited texting, and 200 monthly voice minutes. FreedomPop, which offers cheap wireless broadband connections and for $99 turns your old iPod Touch into a virtual VoIP iPhone with its built-in 4G LTE hotspot case, is making a big play to increase their market share. The company is touting today’s release as a 100% free mobile service, and while that’s almost true, if enough people use the service, the Los Angeles based company may just make the dent in the industry it’s hoping for.

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