As we predicted, UK-based international MVNO Lycamobile has launched its new MVNO in France using Bouygues Telecom as its MNO marking its 11th country since it’s launch in the Netherlands in 2006.

Lycamobile later entered the markets of Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Australia with a further three scheduled MVNOs to be launched in Germany, Poland and Ireland. The MVNO reportedly has 6.5 million customers, plans to invest € 150 million over the long term, according to its chairman, Subaskaran Allirajah.

In its newest market, Lycamobile is offering its “Pay as you go Sim” product with 600 minutes for customers who top-up their accounts with € 30. The minutes can be used for on-net, national landline and international landline communications.

Lycamobile charges € 0.05 per minute for calls to landlines and € 0.12 per minute to mobiles in France, with no connection charge. International rates start at € 0.01 per minute with a € 0.09 call connection fee.

Lycamobile’s value-added services include data, USSD top-up and multi-party conference calling. The company said it planned to enter a number of new markets this year and next.

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