Rolls-Royce Wants Autonomous Ships Roaming the Oceans By 2020

Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce is working to bring crewless boats to the world’s seas by 2020. The company believes that the self-driving vessels could lower the cost of sea transportation by up to 20 percent, Sky News reports. According to the engineering company’s vice president of innovation, Oskar Levander, Rolls-Royce will work on tugboats and ferries before…

PortaBilling Now Supports Sprint, Other CDMA Networks Via Interoperability With BroadForward BFX Interface Gateway

PortaBilling, Sprint, BroadForward Interoperability Enables North American CDMA Mobile Networks to Deploy PortaOne’s B/OSS for Real-Time Billing, Service Provisioning and Customer Management Global communications software company PortaOne, Inc. today announced it has completed interoperability testing between its PortaBilling B/OSS (Business and Operation Support System) and the BFX Interface Gateway from BroadForward, a leader in interworking…

Quortus introduces virtual core network solutions for MVNOs and MVNEs

Quortus, virtual core Customizable feature pack offers total architectural flexibility and “pay-as-you grow” business model Quortus today announced the release of a flexible, configurable virtual cellular core network solution targeted specifically at the needs of Mobile Virtual Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Enablers (MNVOs/MVNEs). Based on the company’s ECX Core scalable, multi-standard core network…

Pareteum Executive Management Team and Board Demonstrate Long-Term Commitment to Company Growth with the Purchase of Shares

Pareteum Pareteum Corporation (NYSE MKT: TEUM) (“Pareteum” or the “Company”), a leading international provider of mobile networking software and services, today announced that Hal Turner, Executive Chairman, Vic Bozzo, Chief Executive Officer, Ted O’Donnell, Chief Financial Officer and Independent Directors Yves van Sante and Roderick de Greef entered into a share purchase agreement and participated…

MDS expands portfolio of cost analytics solutions to improve service provider margins by up to 15%

MDS MDS has announced the launch of a suite of cost efficiency analytic solutions designed to help network operators and MVNOs reduce costs and improve margins by up to 15%. MDS’ solutions are already helping tier one carriers in the UK and Europe and mobile operators from Singapore to Chile to target the largest costs and…

La CNMC propone desregular el mercado de los Operadores Móviles Virtuales

CNMC, Operadores Móviles Virtuales La Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) ha aprobado el proyecto de medida sobre la regulación mayorista del mercado de acceso a redes móviles y en él considera que tiende a la competencia efectiva, por lo que propone su desregulación. El organismo que preside José María Marín Quemada…

CNMC Spain presses ahead with deregulation of MVNO market

CNMC, Spain, MVNO Spain’s communications regulator CNMC has announced that it’s pressing ahead with its proposal to deregulate the country’s market for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). Last year the watchdog said it wanted to eliminate the obligations imposed on network operators Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange to provide a “reasonable” access to their mobile infrastructure…

Artilium PLC Major contract update and extension with Telenet Group

Artilium Artilium plc (‘Artilium’ or the ‘Company’) Artilium secures major contract upgrade and extension from largest customer Telenet Artilium plc (LSE/AIM: ARTA), the AIM quoted provider of innovative telecommunication software and solutions, is pleased to announce that it has secured an expanded MVNE platform agreement with its largest customer, Telenet Group BVBA (“Telenet”), securing the…

Telia Norway offers MVNO access to get Phonero deal approval

Telia Norway, Phonero The Norwegian Competition Authority said Telia Norway has offered remedies to smooth the way for its acquisition of Phonero. Telia has proposed to give MVNOs access to its national mobile network at set terms. The authority is therefore extending its approval process until 10 March while it analyses the suggestions. Telia proposes…

Starhome Mach & Stream Technologies Make Available Best-of-Breed IoT Connectivity Management Platform

Starhome Mach, Stream Technologies IoT Connectivity Lifecycle Management Provides MNOs With a New Competitive Edge Zurich – Starhome Mach, a global leader in mobile inter-carrier roaming, anti-fraud and IoT connectivity services, and Stream Technologies, a world leader in IoT connectivity enablement, are to assist Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) launch and accelerate their IoT services. The…

Apple is in talks to launch its own MVNO service in the US and Europe

Apple, MVNO Apple is in talks to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in the US and Europe, Business Insider has learned. Sources close to Apple say the company is privately trialling an MVNO service in the US but is also in talks with telecoms companies in Europe about bringing the service there…

Lycamobile ditches Orange as it signs Telenet MVNO deal, acquires Ortel Mobile

Lycamobile, Telenet, MVNO, Ortel Mobile Lycamobile has signed a new MVNO deal with Telenet and bought the cable and broadband provider’s subsidiary Ortel Mobile as it expands its presence in Belgium. Liberty Global-owned Belgian cable operator Telenet has struck a deal with international mobile virtual network operator Lycamobile to become a full MVNO on it…

Telefónica and Síminn enter into partnership covering procurement, roaming and services

Telefónica, Síminn Telefónica and Síminn have signed a partnership agreement which will include a wide range of business areas such as procurement, roaming, digital products and multinational services. Telefónica and Síminn (Iceland Telecom) have signed a partnership agreement with a wide remit. The partnership is supported by the Telefónica Partners Program, which includes other operators…

Europe shines as Liberty Global grows in strength with sales shy of one million new services

Liberty Global Liberty Global boss Mike Fries hailed the performance of the company’s European opcos as they sold just shy of one million new services last year. The number of broadband, telephony, TV and video services sold in 2016 grew 24 percent to 946,000, Liberty revealed. Virgin Media was picked out for its best quarterly…

Bruselas mete un rejón a Yoigo y los virtuales con el fin del roaming

Yoigo Los virtuales sólo perderán dinero con el final del roaming porque deberán pagar a sus colaboradores en el extranjero el tráfico de sus propios clientes sin cobrar por el que generan los de ellos. El fin del roaming es bueno para todos los europeos. Tendremos la posibilidad de utilizar nuestras tarifas por la Unión…

Asda Extends Mobile Virtual Network Operator Agreement With BT’s EE

Asda, Mobile Virtual Network Operator, EE LONDON (Alliance News) – BT Group PLC said Wednesday that UK supermarket chain Asda Stores Ltd, owned by the US’s Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has extended its mobile virtual network operator with EE. This agreement is an extension of a previous five-year contract inked by EE, which has since been…

Brief: Transatel expands DataSIM coverage to Italy

Transatel, DataSIM, Italy European MVNO Transatel announced that its DataSIM product can now be used in Italy following a deal with local operator Wind. The prepaid global SIM card can be inserted into any laptop or tablet equipped with a SIM slot and comes with 1GB of data to be used in 30 days for…

Austria is attractive to new MVNOs, start-up from EUR 1 mln

Austria, MVNO Austrian daily Der Standard comments that this is a good time to start an MVNO business in Austria, and has analysed the estimated costs of entering the business. One has two options to start such a business, either as an MVNO or a branded reseller. Recently, the football club Rapid Vienna launched Rapid…

Free en Italie : Telecom Italia va lancer une nouvelle marque

Telecom Italia Free devrait débarquer cette année en Italie. Comme en France, les opérateurs déjà en place se préparent déjà à la guerre des prix. Univers Freebox rapporte que Telecom Italia, l’opérateur historique du pays, s’apprête à lancer un opérateur virtuel, sous forme de MVNO ou de licence de marque, pour contrer les futures offres…

iBasis Enhanced Analytics Empowers Cubic Telecom with Global Connectivity and Data Insights

iBasis iBasis, a KPN company, today launched a new version of its award-winning InVision advanced analytics platform for proactively monitoring GRX and S8 data traffic. iBasis further enhanced it’s solution with Cubic Telecom’s connectivity tools; adding new features including enhanced visualization of global data traffic and a unique intelligent alarming capability. In addition to monitoring…

Brief: Lama Group acquires fixed line operator Live Telecom

Lama Group, Live Telecom Czech energy holding Lama Group has acquired the fixed line operator Live Telecom, reports Mobilenet.cz. Live Telecom provided voice and data services over ADSL/VDSL lines on the network of Telefonica Czech Republic. Lama Group is taking over the customer base of Live Telecom and will offer those customers retail services of…

Tuenti sigue buscando su identidad

Tuenti Definida como “descaradamente móvil”, la nueva era de Tuenti sigue buscando su identidad dentro del mundo de las OMV. Cuesta decirlo, pero ya han pasado casi once años desde que algunos de los primeros emprendedores de España pusiesen en marcha uno de los proyectos más ambiciosos, a la par que exitosos, del país. Hoy…

Scrapping EU roaming charges will hit operators for ‘million of pounds’

EU roaming charges source Mobile News Analysts claim revenues will be heavily affected after ruling comes into force on June 15 UK operators will be hit for millions of pounds in revenue as a consequence of EU roaming charges being scrapped from June. This is according to leading industry analysts, who claimed the move could…

Teraki to use ASPIDER-NGI eSIM eConnect to embed data reduction capability

Teraki, ASPIDER-NGI, eSIM ASPIDER-NGI delivers eSIM eConnect to support Teraki OEM solutions to automotive OEMs & Manufacturers The Netherlands, ASPIDER-NGI, a leading provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, today announced the supply of eSIM technologies to Berlin based Teraki, an innovative leader in data reduction solutions. ASPIDER-NGI is providing its new eSIM eConnect…