Funding for this project was suspended by Kickstarter on September 11, 2012.
About this project
FreedomPop is the nation's first wireless Internet provider committed to eliminating the digital divide, delivering 100% FREE 4G mobile broadband Internet access, connecting consumer devices virtually anywhere at anytime. FreedomPop has joined with leading mobile broadband networks to deliver the speed and flexibility of fast high speed Internet for FREE.
CNET - "...this could be a dream come true for iPhone-envying iPod Touch owners."
PC Magazine - "FreedomPop Sleeve Turns iPod Into iPhone"
Bloomberg - "…aimed at making access to the Internet over wireless free"
Engadget – “...iPod touch case promises an iPhone without the bills"
Techcrunch – “...the ambitious startup devoted to bringing freemium internet to the masses”
GigaOm – “FreedomPop’s plans to launch a ‘freemium’ mobile broadband aren’t just ambitious, they’re a bit zany – zany bordering on genius.”
IGN - "The only real bummer with Apple's iPod Touch is that it requires a Wi-Fi connection to be of much use, but FreedomPop is about to change all of that"
- Get 4G on your iPod - up to 15x faster than 3G
- Stream music and videos on your iPod anywhere
- Use Apple's FaceTime wherever you go
- Get 100% FREE wifi for up to 8 devices
- 500MB FREE broadband every month
- Get up to 1GB FREE broadband by referring friends
- Buy additional capacity for the lowest rates in the industry
- No contract, no commitment, cancel anytime!
- Name: iPod Touch Sleeve
- Model: IMW-C870W
- Color: Black
- Finish: Matte
- Dimensions: 61mm x 114mm x 15mm
- Weight: 70g
KEY DESIGN FEATURES
- Feels like holding an iPhone
- Volume and power control from device
- Access to iPod power even while using Freedom Sleeve
- Sleeve has 6 Hours+ battery life
- Mini USB for powering device
At FreedomPop we believe the Internet is a right, not a privilege. We don't just believe it, we’re enabling it, having made it our mission to provide free internet access to all, At a time when AT&T, Verizon and the big telecoms are increasing prices, throttling data plans and squeezing users for every dollar, FreedomPop is there to restore balance to the universe.
Since announcing our 4G Freedom Sleeve for the iPhone , we've had an overwhelming response, with thousands of people asking for a similar device for the iPod. We've listened to you and have worked tirelessly to develop the Freedom Sleeve for the iPod, instantly turning your iPod Touch into an iPhone with FREE and fast 4G Internet access.
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Here’s where you come in.
- We need 1000 pre-orders to increase our order size of this prototype for our launch later this summer and help make free data a reality
- We're entering our final stages of development and regulatory approvals now
- Your expressed support will help us determine our initial order size with our manufacturer who's developing our Freedom Sleeves EXCLUSIVELY for FreedomPop.
- We'll begin manufacturing additional devices for launch once we hit our 1000 pre-order target and deliver your iPod Sleeves and get you setup for FreedomPop service within 2-3 months.
- And by supporting us, you’ll be the first to have FreedomPop wireless 4G access on your iPod Touch getting up to 1GB of data a month for FREE.
JOIN THE DATA REVOLUTION
FreedomPop's leading an Internet revolution to eliminate the digital divide. We’re breaking down industry barriers, developing innovative products, and offering FREE data with no-commitments to deliver the Internet the way you want it. Come join the revolution, pre-order your Freedom Sleeve for the iPod Touch now and help us change the world!
Freedom Sleeve was made to support 4th generation of iPod Touch, but also works with 3rd generation.
Yes, the Freedom Sleeve can also work as a hotspot for up to 8 devices connected.
Yes, please pledge 2x the pledge amount and we'll send you 2 of the selected offer.
FreedomPop currently only has coverage in the United States. Please check coverage map for FreedomPop coverage.
Yes, the sleeve will have a secure connection. Using the device utility, you are able to change your network name (SSID) and password to protect your FreedomPop connection.
Yes, they sure can. Both iPhone/iPod Freedom Sleeves work as hotspots, connecting 8 additional devices (tablets, smartphones, laptops) to our 4G network.
You will monitor your data usage using our web/iOS app. If you go over your monthly data amount, your credit card on file will be charged a small amount so that you may continue using your FreedomPop service without interruption.
No! You can use the Freedom Sleeve without an iPod and still connect your smartphone, laptop or tablet to our 4G network.
- (45 days)