The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For: Totally Free Wireless Phone Plans!

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I remember my first cell phone.  It was an analog Motorolla flip phone; the old grey one roughly the size of a soda can.  I was just starting college (1994) and my mother insisted I have it in case I had car troubles driving home on the weekends (yes, she was bribing me so I would visit more often).  We started off on the now defunct Bell South, and had a plan that you had to pay a flat fee for plus any minutes you used, so literally no free minutes.  And, of course, there was no such thing as texting or wireless internet, so those features were not even an option.  At the time, I thought it was the coolest thing because it reminded me of a communicator from Star Trek, and I thought we were very thrifty with our low cost voice plan.  Of course, as time went by our technology and wireless plans got more powerful, more feature rich, and less expensive.  Flash forward almost twenty years to the present and things have evolved to the point that FreedomPop has announced that it will be offering a FREE wireless plan that includes free voice, free texts, and free data.  Wow! Read more »