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Freedompop Overdirve Pro Totally Free + Shipping and Handling 15.99$

SlickLeals 154 June 8, 2013 at 06:49 PM in Internet & Websites (6) More FreedomPop Deals
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Just get offer, i don't know how long will it last.
It is overdirve Pro.
Shipping may not be as fast as what you think.
May be delay at least three weeks or more.

http://www.freedompop.com/overdriveproaccount1

at least you will get 2G free data of the first month and called
Call (888)9668172 to downgrade.

Good Luck
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Last Edited by longd December 12, 2013 at 12:07 PM
Point of information: Note the WARNING below. It took these Ahats 3 weeks to get me my unit. It was suppose to work in my area based on my street address. NO SERVICE. The phone numbers always say- No one is available to take your message on the CC billing number. More hassle than it is worth.Frown

Get the Free Extra Data By Connecting with Others, What How to Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ARO5fXTCo0

REFURBISHED
Unit is not new as in the previous offer.

WARNINGS ON FREEDOMPOP:

A couple things to be aware of with this company before you begin ordering.


1.) The moment you complete your order, is the moment your service starts. No, not when the package arrives at your door, it starts NOW. Yes, they are fully aware that you cannot use the service at all without the device yet, but that's just to cut away your free trial time.

Blog actually states that for delayed shippings, activation is delayed. Direct quote from blog post: http://blog.freedompop.com/we-are-listening/
“Delayed device shipments” -Demand for new devices has been ridiculous and we have been on backorder for several weeks. The good news is we have received new inventory and will start shipping this week. There has been additional concern that backordered users will have less time to use extra free data provided in the 1st month. This is not true. Plan period will start after the shipping date (not the purchase date).

2.) Even if you attempt to downgrade your plan, WATCH YOUR ACCOUNT. I "downgraded" from my free 2GB first month plan to the $3.99 500MG 3G/4G plan, more than a week before my free month ended, but they still attempted to charge my card for the $19.99 2GB plan. It took about two weeks after I contacted them via email to get them to refund the charge to my account (which they said they did). However, my account still reflects the 2GB data plan. I assume the same will happen in my next billing cycle, as they have not attempted to charge me for the $3.99 yet. This is not uncommon and I'm not the only person to have "billing issues" with these guys due to "technical difficulties" on their site.


3.) Regarding #2 you should use a prepaid card which has a limit of money you use to load on it, or you should use a VCC (Virtual Credit Card) # provided by your bank (Citibank, BankOfAmerica, and Discover offer this on their credit cards. Check your account), and close the number out for the first month, just to see if they attempt to do the same thing they did to my account. If they don't try to bill you incorrectly, then simply open a new VCC# and add it the next month, when the card declines.


4.) You are auto-enrolled in a "top-up" feature. If you opt for the 500MB free plan, (or any other plan) within 100MB of you reaching your limit (so 400MB out of 500, or 1.9GB out of 2GB, etc.), your card will automatically be topped up with $10 to cover overage of your plan, once it surpasses your limit to "not disrupt your data usage". If you don't want a nasty surprise, it's best to turn this off.


5.) You cannot downgrade to the free plan on their website anymore. You must call customer service. If you attempt to do this on their "contact us" page on their website, you'll notice there's no 800#. Anywhere. If you click the "Call an Agent" button, you're asked to pay $3.99 for VIP support. DON'T DO THAT. Their 800 number is 1-888-743-8107 or 1-888-731-1555

Another number: "you can call us M-F 9am-5pm pacific time by calling (888) 714-7328. It's a phone number we created just for slickdeal users who are trying to get a hold of us. "

Yet another number (from the first post): Call (888)9668172 to downgrade.

Sometimes if you email them they'll downgrade you in email, but usually they'll just tell you to call them.


6.) If you are going to be travelling or something, and are on the "Free plan", be aware there is a $0.99 "maintain active status" fee for any month you do not use at least 5MB of data. Keep this in mind for those of you that plan to just shove this in a drawer and only use it when you're on the go.
Their blog says that they're getting rid of the fee "going forward"

7.) A lot of people still successful with the first post link. Clear your browser cache. But don't click directly, copy the link, paste to your address bar.

8.) Chargers/batteries - looks like a lot of 3G devices are being sent without working batteries or chargers. Seems that if you contact their support@freedompop.com they will just send you a replacement for free.

Forbes Article
Interesting article on what this company hopes to accomplish. It was published in one of the June editions of Forbes magazine. http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomio...e-service/

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#3
$15.99 shipping and handling - so definitely not free for me.
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good deal op!
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#5
Good deal. S&H is 15.99, but how do you expect them to maintain profit margin and stay in business?
Assuming, you change to $0 plan you have free 500MB every month for 15.99 one time charge.
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Just as a clarification, it seems like the the Overdrive Pro you get is refurbished, not brand new.
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CDI gave me free netflix!
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Quote from bartecky View Post :
Good deal. S&H is 15.99, but how do you expect them to maintain profit margin and stay in business?
Assuming, you change to $0 plan you have free 500MB every month for 15.99 one time charge.
They're launching a completely free (as in no taxes, fees, etc.) phone service later this summer.
http://www.freedompop.com/phone


Comes with unlimited texting, 500MB of data, and 200 minutes.


My guess if they're just shoveling all our data to advertising companies and they pay FP for all that info.


Obviously they're not shoveling it to the government/NSA, because every other carrier and major Internet company already does that (in case you've been living under a rock this week), or since they're using Sprint, they may already do it for them.
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you have to call to downgrade now? cant i just do it from their website or they changed it?
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#9
So no 500MB free after first month?
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#10
It's not free nor is it $15.99 shipping and handling, an item that small can be shipped for $5. So I'd say $10 + $5.99 shipping and handling.
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Quote from bartecky View Post :
Good deal. S&H is 15.99, but how do you expect them to maintain profit margin and stay in business?
Assuming, you change to $0 plan you have free 500MB every month for 15.99 one time charge.
Maintain margin the same way Google does with GVoice.
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you have to call to downgrade now? cant i just do it from their website or they changed it?
Looks like they changed it. I didn't even know they HAD an 800#. I had to email support to refund me $20 after I downgraded from the $19.99 --> $3.99 plan and they still charged me the $19.99 and it took almost two weeks for them to reply.


I don't see the option to change to the free plan in my options. It still put me on the 2GB plan and I've just been using it since then, even though I haven't updated my CC# yet.


This company is really shady if you try to change plans. Don't accept the free 2GB of data during your first month. I changed mine like a week before my billing period changed, and it still changed back to the 2GB plan despite my account saying I'm on the 500MB 3G plan.
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Looks like they changed it. I didn't even know they HAD an 800#. I had to email support to refund me $20 after I downgraded from the $19.99 --> $3.99 plan and they still charged me the $19.99 and it took almost two weeks for them to reply.
there is a guy on here named "FreedomPop" he will show up soon and you can ask him questions. They seem to be doing a big push on slickdeals lately. I saw banner ads, and slick made their deals front page several times now in last week.

-Bean
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Quote from SonofZeus View Post :
Maintain margin the same way Google does with GVoice.
Ehhh...not really. FP actually has to pay Sprint for access to their nationwide network. Google does not. They do not run a nationwide network, nor do they provide you with a data connection.


Text messages are simple in that they're basically free or super cheap.


Minutes I believe does cost Google money (like how you used to be able to call the US & Canada with Skype for free many years ago, but they dropped it), but Google just keeps extending the offer every year.


I presume once they really figure out how to integrate Google Voice with Android as a real alternative phone service, they'll start charging for it.
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They're launching a completely free (as in no taxes, fees, etc.) phone service later this summer.
http://www.freedompop.com/phone


Comes with unlimited texting, 500MB of data, and 200 minutes.
how does the 200 min. work? is it voip minutes? If yes, then voip is unlimited as far as I know. I can't locate any info anywhere on the free minutes...
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