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…

PERÚ: Telefonía móvil: El traslado de los usuarios y la llegada de los nuevos operadores virtuales

Telefonía móvil, operadores virtuales Foto: Gestión/Diana Chávez Tweet Enviar La conectividad a través de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación ( TIC ) es un elemento clave para asegurar el desarrollo de nuestro país, puesto que permite eliminar distancias, elevar la competitividad, facilitar el acceso y la difusión de la información, crear nuevas formas…

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…

The Tunisian Telecoms Authority INT consults on mobile QoS obligations

Tunisian Telecoms Authority INT The Tunisian telecoms authority INT (Instance Nationale des Telecommunications) has published a consultation document detailing a number of QoS obligations for the country’s mobile network operators and MVNOs. The proposed measures include the quality indicators for 2G/3G/4G services and their evaluation, as well as the assessment of mobile coverage and the…

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…

Competencia en telefonía móvil hizo que más de 1.5 millones de usuarios cambien de operador

telefonía móvil Presencia de nuevos operadores virtuales dinamizará el mercado. En el Perú, el 20.2% de la población acceda a internet exclusivamente a través del teléfono móvil. La conectividad a través de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación (TIC) es un elemento clave para asegurar el desarrollo de nuestro país, puesto que permite eliminar…

Operadores móviles virtuales acusan condiciones inequitativas en mercado de telefonía móvil

Operadores móviles virtuales Las compañías que pretender vender servicios de telefonía y servicios digitales dicen que las condiciones siguen favoreciendo solo a las grandes empresas Movistar, Entel y Claro son las compañías que arrendan las redes para que los OMV Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones indica que trabajan en mejorar estas condiciones El mercado de las telecomunicaciones…

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…

Volkswagen prefers Sierra Wireless to enable next-generation connected vehicles with 4G LTE embedded modules

Volkswagen, Sierra Wireless, connected vehicles Sierra Wireless ( NASDAQ : SWIR ) ( TSX : SW ), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Volkswagen has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® AR Series modules and the Legato® platform for its next generation of connected cars. Sierra…

Operadores móviles virtuales piden cambiar norma que regula relación con dueños de la red

Operadores móviles virtuales Un endurecimiento de la normativa que regula la relación entre los operadores móviles virtuales (OMV) y los dueños de la red -actualmente, Movistar, Entel y Claro- es lo que piden algunas compañías de las denominadas entrantes, que hoy deben arrendar las redes de sus competidoras para poder ofrecer sus servicios a los…

Inmarsat, Global Beam Telecom to provide connectivity to Virgin Megastores in UAE

Inmarsat, Global Beam Telecom Inmarsat plc has announced that distribution partner Global Beam Telecom has struck a multi-year agreement with Tecbuy and Virgin Megastores in the United Arab Emirates to sell Inmarsat’s GSPS IsatPhone satellite phones and IsatHub terminals to its UAE customers. The devices are immediately available for purchase at three of the largest…

South Korea’s SK Telecom Market Share Falls below 50%

SK Telecom According to a report about the evaluation of the telecom market competition situation in 2016 released by the Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) on Feb. 14, SK Telecom, the nation’s No. 1 mobile carrier, saw its market share fall below 50%. SK Telecom held the highest share of 44.5 percent in 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…

The (mighty) roaming SIM: Roaming specialist execMobile sees demand for an old fashioned SIM

roaming SIM, execMobile Roaming specialist execMobile sees demand for an old fashioned SIM, but it needs to provide multi network coverage. ExecMobile, the leading provider of connectivity solutions for business travellers, today announced enhanced low-cost solutions for leisure travellers. The company’s PocketWifi is used by many corporate travellers to remain connected and mobile, but leisure…

Sierra Wireless Deal with Volkswagen Is Only the Start

Sierra Wireless Play IoT Growth with Sierra Wireless The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) segment is only in its infancy, and by many accounts, the development will be massive, which will reward companies like Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR). Many of you may not have heard about Sierra Wireless, based in Canada, but the…

Project Fi currently testing VoLTE calling for ‘subset’ of subscribers

Project Fi, VoLTE Resulting in quality and usability improvements, Voice over LTE allows calls to be made and received over data networks. Now, we learn that Google’s Project Fi MVNO is beginning to test VoLTE calling with a subset of subscribers. According to Google, calls placed over LTE will be higher quality than those made…

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…