Reality Check: Looking for meaning in Verizon Q1 results

Verizon Comcast Jim Patterson digs into Verizon Q1 results, noting a potential zero-rated Go90 offerings; and questions the FCC moving the goal post on the cable industry Verizon Communications reported first quarter earnings that generally met expectations. They have already completed several items on their 2016 “to do” list. Here’re some takeaways on their earnings

Orange España vuelve al crecimiento de ingresos

Orange MVNO Acumulaba nueve trimestres consecutivos de descensos El negocio móvil crece un 4,4% por un 8,8% de la banda ancha fija Acelera el crecimiento en la fibra y el móvil 4G Orange España ha vuelto al crecimiento de ingresos en el periodo entre enero y marzo de este año, tras acumular nueve trimestres consecutivos

IVR Technologies, Inc. Partners with Acrobits, S.R.O. for Integrated OTT SIP Softphone and WebRTC Client Solutions

OTT IVR Technologies, a leading software development company providing mobile and VoIP enhanced services as well as real-time billing solutions to mobile and next-generation carrier networks, has partnered with Acrobits, an innovator of OTT SIP and WebRTC client applications. The integrated Cloud Softphone solution provides mobile and VoIP operators with a branded client that is

Masmovil in pole position for Yoigo as Zegona backs out

Masmovil UK investment fund Zegona missed a deadline to bid for a 75 per cent stake in Telia’s Spanish unit Yoigo due to “funding problems”, El Confidencial reported, allowing local MVNO Masmovil to swoop with a €550 million order. Previously, Masmovil, which operates as an MVNO and integrated services provider in Spain, had backed out

FNB Connect hits 200 000 subscribers, awarded most Innovative MVNO again!

FNB Connect FNB Connect has registered more than 200 000 active customers since its launch in June 2015 and has recently been awarded the Most Innovative MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) at the 15th Annual World MVNO Congress 2016, held in Amsterdam this month. This award adds to the 3 internationally recognized awards received since.

BRIEF: Rostelecom, Tele2 Russia sign nationwide MVNO agreement

Rostelecom Tele2 Russian national operator Rostelecom has concluded an agreement on nationwide MVNO service provision with mobile operator Tele2 Russia. Rostelecom plans to start MVNO services in the third quarter of this year. Rostelecom plans make the mobile services part of its multi-play offering, rather than selling mobile services separately. The maximum value of the

Transatel déploie ses cartes SIM dans les PC

Transatel Le petit opérateur commence à placer ses cartes SIM dans des PC et des tablettes tournant sous Windows 10. C’est une belle prise pour Transatel. Le petit opérateur de télécoms alternatif a été choisi par le géant américain Dell pour équiper sa nouvelle gamme de PC hybrides (tablette et ordinateur), Latitude 12 7000. Il

T-Mobile’s ‘blow-out:’ 2.2M new customers and 10.6% revenue growth in Q1

T-Mobile USA T-Mobile’s first-quarter earnings topped elevated expectations, beating Wall Street estimates almost across the board. The carrier also bumped up its guidance for the rest of the year. And it shored up its financing in advance of the crucial incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum. The nation’s third-largest carrier added a total of 2.2

Rostelecom launching quad-play in Q3 via MVNO over Tele2 network

Rostelecom Tele2 MVNO Russia’s ComNews reports that nationwide fixed network operator Rostelecom has finalised an agreement with its part-owned mobile subsidiary Tele2 Russia to operate MVNO services over the latter’s 2G/3G/4G network, targeting the consumer quadruple-play bundling market and the converged corporate services sector. The partners’ plan is for Rostelecom to launch its MVNO with

Senior Executives from HBO, AT&T and T-Mobile Top List of Speakers at 2016 Wireless Infrastructure Show in Dallas

PCIA PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association is pleased to announce that the 2016 Wireless Infrastructure Show in Dallas May 23-26 will feature keynote speeches from a dynamic group of thought leaders from the converging worlds of technology, telecommunications and entertainment. The Wireless Infrastructure Show, which will take place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas,

AT&T loses 215K postpaid smartphone subs, but wireless margins grow

AT&T AT&T’s strategy to target high-end customers was underscored Tuesday when the company posted a net loss of 215,000 branded postpaid phone subscribers in the first quarter but a notable increase in margins in consumer wireless. And the company said 3 million customers have signed on to its unlimited mobile data plan, which is available

Tesco Mobile scraps EU roaming charges with new summer service

Tesco Mobile Roaming Tesco Mobile has scrapped roaming charges for a limited time with the launch of its Home From Home initiative. Similar to the launch of Three UK’s Free At Home offering, the O2 MVNO’s new service will allow Tesco Mobile customers to use their tariffs in 31 European countries. Available to pay monthly