EE hit with £2.7m fine for overcharging roaming customers

EE A failure to properly implement changes to how its system managed international dialling codes has seen EE fined £2.7m for incorrectly charging roaming customers Telecoms regulator Ofcom has slapped BT-owned mobile network operator (MNO) EE with a £2.7m fine after a year-long investigation concluded that the company had broken fundamental billing rules on two…

Spirent publishes Mobile Device Intelligence Report 2016

Spirent Spirent’s online smartphone support saved network customers a collective USD 40 million (2015: USD 17.5 million) in end-user support costs up 135% over the previous year Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT) today published its annual mobile device intelligence report for the year 2016. The year saw its Tweakker Device Guides and smartphone support solution…

Outstanding Analyst Ratings For People’s Operator (The) (LON:TPOP)

People’s Operator Numerous investment brokers have in recent days changed their price targets on shares of People’s Operator (The) (LON:TPOP). According to data retrieved from Reuters, on Thursday 12th of January, 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, 0 analysts “neutral”, 0 analysts “sell” and 0 analysts “strong sell”. Latest Analyst…

Aptilo Enables Wi-Fi for Half a Million 3UK Subscribers in the London Underground

Aptilo, Wi-Fi 3UK, one of the UK’s top mobile operators, serves 500K subscribers with Wi-Fi in the London Underground using Wi-Fi service management solutions from Aptilo Networks. 3UK has experienced significant month-on-month growth of the service since first deployed in 2014, with a high percentage of recurring users, helping 3UK to increase its value to…

Virgin Media to double data for new sim-only customers this month – and you won’t need a contract

Virgin Media The best sim-only deal of the bunch offers unlimited texts, 5,000 free calls, and 20GB of data for £15 a month Virgin Media is offering mobile users an impressive selection of sim-only deals all this month. Both new and existing mobile customers can pick up double data allowances on the brand’s £6, £9…

Virgin Mobile extends Mobile Virtual Network deal with EE

Virgin Mobile,Mobile Virtual Network, EE Virgin Mobile will offer its customers enhanced mobile networking services under the terms of an extended deal signed with EE Virgin Media-owned mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Virgin Mobile plans to rapidly scale-up its offering and deliver new services to its customers after signing an agreement with its network provider…

Inflight data usage up 160% with AeroMobile

AeroMobile Since launching 3G inflight connectivity a year ago, AeroMobile has revealed a 160 percent increase in inflight data usage year-on-year. With over half of its airline partners now connected to the 3G network, AeroMobile has revealed a significant upsurge of mobile data usage by holidaymakers and business travellers throughout 2016 – whether tweeting, texting,…

AeroMobile Passes One Million Connected Flights

AeroMobile AeroMobile has connected over one million flights since its launch Leading inflight connectivity provider AeroMobile, in partnership with Panasonic Avionics, has passed another milestone having connected over one million flights. AeroMobile was the first to introduce inflight connectivity in 2008 and now has over 340 roaming agreements in more than 145 countries. The AeroMobile…

Eseye AnyNet Secure, designed for the threat of IoT security breaches

Eseye, AnyNet Secure/span> Eseye has released a SIM called AnyNet Secure, designed to counter the threat of IoT security breaches. It works with both cloud-based and enterprise data management platforms. With high profile DDoS attacks hitting the top of the news agenda, IoT security is widely recognised as one of the biggest threats to businesses…

UK MVNO Sky Mobile launches nationwide today by quad Giant

SKY MOBILE The O2-powered MVNO was first announced by the quad-play giant in November Sky has launched its new MVNO throughout the UK today, claiming it will offer consumers the ‘most flexible mobile service’ on the market. Details of Sky Mobile were first unveiled by the quad-play giant in November last year. Sky director of…

Focusing on the Numbers for Artilium PLC (ARTA.L)

Artilium Investors may be taking a look at some technical numbers on shares of Artilium PLC (ARTA.L). The 14-day RSI is currently spotted at 47.45, the 7-day is at 43.11, and the 3-day is sitting at 33.21. The RSI, or Relative Strength Index, is a widely used technical momentum indicator that compares price movement over…

Simple, honest, mobile from Yorkshire: Plusnet Mobile reviewed

Plusnet Mobile AT THE time we’re writing this review, Plusnet have just become the UK’s newest quad-play provider with the launch of their own mobile virtual network. ike their parent company BT, they’re piggybacking off EE’s network – but unlike BT, they’re starting off with a premade customer base, having taken over the EE-administered MNVO…

Sky Mobile launches MVNO with unlimited data rollover and aggressive pricing

Sky Mobile, MVNO Sky, the TV and broadband provider, has unveiled its new mobile network—and, at least at first glance, it looks rather exciting indeed. Sky Mobile is clearly designed to be user-friendly: unused data automatically rolls over for up to three years; you can change your plan as often as you like (but you…

iGEM Acquires MVNO Globalgig from Voiamo

iGEM, Globalgig, Voiamo SAN ANTONIO —— iGEM Communications Holdings LLC announces today that it has acquired Globalgig from Voiamo Group PLC through an asset purchase agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, the acquisition includes the core assets of the Globalgig business, including the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreements, supplier contracts, its customer base,…

LIFE Mobile MVNO to rebrand and become Plusnet Mobile

Plusnet Mobile,LIFE Mobile, MVNO Phones4u launched LIFE Mobile in 2013, EE saved it from bankruptcy in 2014, BT bought EE in 2015, and now its PlusNet Mobile Sheffield-based broadband provider Plusnet is to offer 4G SIM-only plans after BT decided to rebrand the LIFE Mobile mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that it acquired in the…

The People’s Operator considering placing at significant discount

The People’s Operator The People’s Operator noted the slump in its share price and said it has been mulling the idea of an equity raising at a significant discount rather than debt financing. During the interim results in October, the AIM-listed virtual network operator said it was considering further funding options and its major shareholders…

Virgin Media UK launches 4G, tests net neutrality rules with zero-rated

Virgin Media UK, 4G, zero-rated Quad-player’s upgraded mobile service enables customers to carry over unused data to next billing cycle. Virgin Media UK marked the launch of its 4G service on Monday by offering zero-rated access to WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. It means customers can send messages, pictures and videos using the popular OTT services…

Tweakker supports MVNO Gamma’s domestic roaming enhancement programme

Tweakker, MVNO, Gamma UK mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Gamma has launched a national roaming service called Gamma MultiNet®. MultiNet allows the user access to multiple U.K. network operators and is the primary network which the user will remain on for most of the time. If, however, the primary network is unreachable, the handset will…

Sky Broadband Preps UK Launch of New MVNO Sky Mobile Service

Sky Broadband, MVNO,Sky Mobile Sky has today published their latest quarterly trading update, which is very vague and sadly includes no new information on the size of their Sky Broadband base. On the upside we finally get a progress update on the imminent launch of their new O2 (MVNO) based Sky Mobile service. Generally the…

Global MVNO Otono Partners ThreeUK to Extend Short-Term, No-Contract 4G LTE Data Plans in the UK

MVNO, Otono Partners, ThreeUK Vancouver-based global MVNO, Otono Networks announces its partnership with ThreeUK to offer 4G LTE data plans throughout the United Kingdom for users of select iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular models through its AlwaysOnline Wireless (AOW). According to Otono, AOW already offers global 4G LTE data plans ranging from as little as one…

Giant migrant brand Lebara to launch against FX startups like Transferwise, Azimo

Lebara, FX, startup, Transferwise, Azimo This weekend Lebara — the mobile network business which has become a universally recognised brand for the world’s migrant community — is to enter the international money transfer market, potentially putting the squeeze on tech newcomers like Transferwise and Azimo. Given that migrants are the primary market for international money…

DIGITALK Selects Affirmed Networks to Virtualize its Mobile Network Infrastructure

DIGITALK, Affirmed Networks, Mobile Network Infrastructure Investment in virtualized mobile cloud infrastructure to drive efficiencies and economies of scale across today’s 4G network while providing “5G readiness” for tomorrow – Enables the delivery of VoLTE and VoWiFi services to growing customer base of MVNO Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized mobile networks, today announced that…

MVNO Scale – why a framework for growth matters when you grow

MVNO source Digitalk It’s clear that MVNOs aspire to reach significant subscriber growth, particularly in the retail sector. Successful MVNOs often have millions of subscribers and significant market share both in countries and across regions. As a result, it’s not enough simply to launch a retail MVNO. You have to consider how you will support…

Survey Reveals 56% of Travellers that Roam with Their Existing Operators SIM card are paying upto £150 extra per trip

Survey, Roam, SIM A recent survey commissioned by WorldSIM has revealed that 31% of travellers still don’t use their phone when they travel abroad. 40% use their existing provider and 15% of people use an international SIM card to stay connected. The survey found that more than half (56%) of people who used their regular…