Austrian MVNO Hot has announced that it had reached 700,000 customers since its launch in 2015.
In December 2016, China Unicom Global launched its first “CUniq” in the United Kingdom. This week China Unicom Global has launched its second MVNO product “CUniq” in America.
In the US, The People’s Operator has announced that they are planning to raise £1.6 Million for its US Campaigns, as the MVNO has said it had seen a “highly encouraging” start to 2017. Sticking in the states, enVie Wireless has sent an email to its dealers and subscribers informing them that they would be shutting the MVNO down with immediately effect.
Russian MVNO MTT has launched a new Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) platform on its cloud communications system ‘MTT Business’. In other news, Russian national operator Rostelecom plans to extend its cooperation with Tele2 Russia in the coming months, citing the newly-appointed CEO, Mikhail Oseyevsky.
Over in Mexico the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) has ramped up the pressure on America Movil demanding the operator separate part of its fixed-line infrastructure and make modifications to its mobile operation.
The cable industry thrives on scale, with consolidation ‘beneficial for industry and customer’, according to Vodafone Germany’s Chief Commercial Officer Manuel Cubero.
Brazilian postal service Correios has finally launched its own MVNO service called Correios Celular service with plans to reach a user base of eight million users nationwide within five years.
Circles.Life which launched its 4G MVNO service in Singapore last year has finalised its regional expansion plans and will partner with operators in Indonesia and Hong Kong and hopes to launch these divisions later in 2017.
FreedomPop, the wireless carrier that offers free data, text, calls and WhatsApp access to its customers, has announced its own phone, the FreedomPop V7
In Thailand, the government is now creating a blueprint aiming to restructure Thailand to enter the 4.0 era with TrueMove H promoting its vision to drive ‘Thailand 4.0’ with its best 4G
Norwegian MVNO Chilimobil said it would be switching their host MNO from Telenor to Telia as it was impossible to make money on the former network.
Almost a year since India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) approved Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), Aerovoyce has announced that in April they will launch an MVNO operations in Tamil Nadu circle.
Iran’s largest Internet service provider (ISP) Shatel Group has been given the go-ahead to offer ‘full’ Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), which is affiliated to the Telecoms Ministry.
At the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2017, it was announced that the NFS and Telecel Global merger had boosted Telecel operations.