Freei


Freei

Infobox Company
company_name = Freei.net
company_
company_type = corporation
genre = Internet Service Provider
foundation = December 1998
founder = Robert McCausland
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location = flagcountry|United States
origins = InfoSpace
key_people = *Bob McCausland, CEO
*Naveen Jain, Director
area_served = United States
industry = online Internet Service Provider
products =
services = Free Internet Access
revenue =
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dissolved = Summer 2000
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Freei (aka Freei.net, FreeInternet.com, Freei Networks Inc.) was a free Internet Service Provider from 1998-2000.

ervices

Freei provided a free alternative ISP, allowing users to anonymously log on to the internet using the Freei software and dialer. In lieu of a subscription fee, the software displayed ads on the users computer. " [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2000_Jan_17/ai_58610889 Freei.Net Offers Comprehensive New Portal Featuring Services From InfoSpace.com] , Business Wire", January 17, 2000]

IPO filing

Freei filed for an IPO on March 31, 2000.

Bankruptcy

On October 9, 2000, Freei filed for bankruptcy after laying off 30% of its workforce.

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