Ultra Mobile was founded in 2011 by entrepreneur David Glickman. Glickman has stated that he felt it was unfair that local cell phone calls and texts were virtually free but international rates were very expensive. Ultra Mobile offers cell phone service focusing on international calls, text and data plans for one flat, monthly fee.
Ultra Mobile has the distinction of being #1 on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America. The company has a 3 year growth rate of 100,849 % and annual revenue in 2014 of $118.2 million. The company as 105 employees with 97 of these jobs being added in the past three years.
Ultra Mobile is also #1 on the Inc. list of Top Telecommunications Companies, #1 in Top Los Angeles Companies and #1 in Top California Companies.