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freenet Leverages 1GLOBAL eSIM Infrastructure to Launch Own Roaming Service

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Germany's largest independent mobile service provider, freenet, has partnered with the global telecommunications network 1GLOBAL to power their new offering, freenet Travel.

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1GLOBAL provides roaming services to 7.5 million freenet customers. (Graphic: Business Wire)

This new product creates immediate added value for freenet customers who plan on visiting other countries. Whether travelling for business or leisure, calculating roaming costs and data usage abroad can often be complex. 1GLOBAL eSIMs offer millions of freenet customers a crucial advantage, enabling seamless mobile internet usage in countries outside the EU while avoiding high roaming charges.

"We are among the few providers worldwide capable of supplying and configuring eSIMs ourselves. Through this partnership, millions of freenet customers can now book various data packages for countries outside the EU, allowing them to communicate cost-effectively during their travels."

- Hakan Koç, founder and CEO of 1GLOBAL

1GLOBAL eSIMs: worry-free travel and minimal roaming charges for freenet users

All freenet customers with eSIM-compatible devices now have access to the service. To install the eSIM on their phone, they simply scan a QR code and follow the onscreen prompts. Once downloaded, a 1GLOBAL eSIM can be used as many times as needed in any of the countries supported by the secure high-speed network.

Users can choose from a variety of tariffs and instantly book a data plan for their desired destination, even if they have no internet connection. They will also benefit from 1GLOBAL’s high-speed 4G/5G network. 1GLOBAL has developed a complete eSIM ecosystem including Remote SIM Provisioning (RSP) and Entitlement Servers, ensuring the highest quality throughout the eSIM deployment lifecycle. Their fully integrable API can be customised and adapted to deliver an outstanding client experience across a wide range of telco products.

"By using 1GLOBAL eSIM capabilities, we are embracing a future-proof, modern technology. This enables us to further expand our positioning around digital lifestyle offerings."

- Salome Andrade Pohl, Head of Digital Lifestyle at freenet

About 1GLOBAL

1GLOBAL provides quick and secure mobile network connectivity in over 160 countries worldwide. 1GLOBAL eSIM technology seamlessly integrates into third-party apps and products, and can be installed on any eSIM-compatible mobile device in less than a minute.

Founded in 2022, 1GLOBAL is the new startup of Hakan Koç, co-founder and former co-CEO of AUTO1 Group. 1GLOBAL acquired a group of telco assets operational since 2006, including an internationally recognised, GSMA-accredited global mobile network. Headquartered in London, with an R&D hub in Lisbon, they have now grown to include over 400 employees across 12 countries and have been granted fully regulated MVNO (mobile virtual network operators) status in nine of them.

www.1global.com

About freenet

Freenet offers a comprehensive portfolio of mobile communications, internet, and TV entertainment services. Customers can find the ideal products for their digital life in approximately 500 freenet stores and online at www.freenet-mobilfunk.de.

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Ingmar Remus and Thomas Klimmek
1global@siccmamedia.de

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