FreeBob $650 off bundle promotion with Bobcat!

Join the People’s Open 5G Network!

Join the People’s
Open 5G Network!

Traditional wireless carriers can’t cover every location. Open 5G enables expanded access through community-driven mobile networks. Imagine a world with mobile access for more people, in more places, with rewards for contributors.

Join the People’s
Open 5G Network!

Traditional wireless carriers can’t cover every location. Open 5G enables expanded access through community-driven mobile networks. Imagine a world with mobile access for more people, in more places, with rewards for contributors.

Choose your Adventure

FreedomFi Store

to get gear

FreedomFi Powered

for Device Manufacturers

DeWi Collaboration

for Mobile Operators

Private 5G

for Businesses

How does it work?

1.

Buy a certified CBRS small cell

2.

Connect your CBRS small cell to your FreedomFi Gateway

3.

Start earning cryptocurrency for providing 5G cellular coverage

epc-diagram epc-diagram epc-diagram epc-diagram

How does it work?

01

Buy a certified CBRS small cell

epc-diagram epc-diagram

02

Connect your CBRS small cell to your FreedomFi Gateway

epc-diagram epc-diagram

03

Start earning cryptocurrency for providing 5G cellular coverage

epc-diagram epc-diagram
epc-diagramepc-diagram epc-diagram epc-diagram

Helium 5G Deployment Timeline

Please note the below timeline is an approximation of key milestones for deploying cellular wireless protocol on the Helium network. Milestones and dates may change overtime due to circumstances outside of our control and we’ll do our best to keep the timeline up to date.

SUB
Ellipse-1.png
October ‘21
  • 1500 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • Dish Wireless announced as the first major carrier partner of the Helium 5G Network
Ellipse-1.png
December ‘21
  • 3000 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • First batch of 500 indoor CBRS small cells shipped to gateway owners
  • GigSky launches eSIM data plan on Helium 5G network
Ellipse-1.png
February ‘22
  • 3000 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • 2000 indoor CBRS small cells shipped to gateway owners
Ellipse-1.png
April ‘22
  • 2000 units of the first outdoor small cell (Baicells Nova 430i) shipped to FreedomFi Gateway owners
  • All FreedomFi waitlist orders satisfied
Ellipse-113.png
June ‘22
  • Third data offload partner announcement
  • Helium community votes on Helium Mobile DAO and launches MOBILE token
  • eSIM App witness mining per 5G DAO specifications available on testnet
  • Helium Wi-Fi access point announced
  • First 5G Data on mainnet
Ellipse-113.png
August ‘22
  • Limited number of prototype Helium Wi-Fi Access Points shipped
  • Private controls for FreedomFi SIM Cards become available
Ellipse-1.png
November ‘21
  • 1500 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • 5G waitlist re-opened for additional reservations
Ellipse-1.png
January ‘22
  • 1500 gateways shipped to reservation holders (all April waitlist orders fulfilled)
  • 1500 indoor CBRS small cells shipped
  • Nova 430i announced as the first outdoor small cell
  • HIP 37 re-factored and announced as Helium 5G subDAO (HIP 53)
Ellipse-1.png
March ‘22
  • Implementation of 5G DAO for Helium starts
  • New Helium 5G hardware vendors announced
  • 8000 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • 4000 indoor CBRS small cell shipped to gateway owners
Ellipse-1.png
May ‘22
  • Helium community votes on HIP 51 paving the path for MOBILE token launch
  • First outdoor radio with external antenna (Baicells Nova 436Q) becomes available
  • Bobcat launches Bobber 500 as the second 5G gateway for the Helium network
  • FreedomFi SIM Cards start shipping and Data Access Roadmap announced
  • First 5G data on testnet
Ellipse-113.png
July ‘22
  • All active CBRS small cells start earning MOBILE token rewards
  • New Helium 5G hardware vendors certified by the Helium Foundation
  • Prototypes of HIP53 network mapping devices available in beta
October ‘21
  • 1500 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • Dish Wireless announced as the first major carrier partner of the Helium 5G Network
November ‘21
  • 1500 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • 5G waitlist re-opened for additional reservations
December ‘21
  • 3000 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • First batch of 500 indoor CBRS small cells shipped to gateway owners
  • GigSky launches eSIM data plan on Helium 5G network
January ‘22
  • 1500 gateways shipped to reservation holders (all April waitlist orders fulfilled)
  • 1500 indoor CBRS small cells shipped
  • Nova 430i announced as the first outdoor small cell
  • HIP 37 re-factored and announced as Helium 5G subDAO (HIP 53)
February ‘22
  • 3000 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • 2000 indoor CBRS small cells shipped to gateway owners
March ‘22
  • Implementation of 5G DAO for Helium starts
  • New Helium 5G hardware vendors announced
  • 8000 FreedomFi Gateways shipped to reservation holders
  • 4000 indoor CBRS small cell shipped to gateway owners
April ‘22
  • 2000 units of the first outdoor small cell (Baicells Nova 430i) shipped to FreedomFi Gateway owners
  • All FreedomFi waitlist orders satisfied
May ‘22
  • Helium community votes on HIP 51 paving the path for MOBILE token launch
  • First outdoor radio with external antenna (Baicells Nova 436Q) becomes available
  • Bobcat launches Bobber 500 as the second 5G gateway for the Helium network
  • FreedomFi SIM Cards start shipping and Data Access Roadmap announced
  • First 5G data on testnet
June ‘22
  • Third data offload partner announcement
  • Helium community votes on Helium Mobile DAO and launches MOBILE token
  • eSIM App witness mining per 5G DAO specifications available on testnet
  • Helium Wi-Fi access point announced
  • First 5G Data on mainnet
July ‘22
  • All active CBRS small cells start earning MOBILE token rewards
  • New Helium 5G hardware vendors certified by the Helium Foundation
  • Prototypes of HIP53 network mapping devices available in beta
August ‘22
  • Limited number of prototype Helium Wi-Fi Access Points shipped
  • Private controls for FreedomFi SIM Cards become available

Help us Build an open decentralized wireless future

Software underpinning everything we build at FreedomFi is open source, based on project Magma. The project is hosted by the Linux foundation and licensed under permissive BSD open source license. Help us ensure that the future of 5G is open by joining and contributing. 

FreedomFi is Hiring

The FreedomFi team has a diverse team of innovators and builders bringing experience from open source, mobile and enterprises including Mirantis, Nutcracker, Nokia, Cable Labs, Agilent, OpenStack, Telecom Infra Project, and MontaVista Software.

Cart
  • No products in the cart.

Subscribe Now

Subscribe Now (Helium5G)

Please subscribe below to learn about future announcements related to FreedomFi Gateway release.

Did you make a $100 waitlist reservation in the past? Please check below to redeem your waitlist code for a discount.

Waitlist Status