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…

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…

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…

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…

Brief: TIM low-cost MVNO brand to be called Kena Mobile

TIM, Kena Mobile, MVNO The low-cost, no frills service to be launched by TIM (Telecom Italia) later this year will be called Kena Mobile, reports website Cor.com, citing business weekly Affari e Finanza. The service will be launched this summer as a full MVNO before France’s Iliad enters the Italian market as the country’s fourth…

Showcasing Digital Transformation Over Next Generation Platforms – I-New’s Event Portfolio at the MWC 2017

I-New The Innovation Leading and Multiple Industry Awarded Technology Solutions Provider Unpacks its Showcase Portfolio for the Upcoming Mobile World Congress 2017 I-New Unified Mobile Solutions is one of the fastest growing technology solutions-provider in the digital communication industry. From offices, across the globe the company is capable of providing, implementing and running state-of-the-art products…

FreedomPop strikes licensing deal with Three/Wind

FreedomPop, Three/Wind Combined Italian operator will use FreedomPop’s technology to boost customer ARPU, FreedomPop CEO exclusively told GTB Read more: FreedomPop Three Wind CK Hutchison VimpelCom ARPU Italy Stephen Stokols MVNO US firm FreedomPop has struck a software partnership with Wind/Three in Italy in what it claims is the first example of an MVNO licensing…

MVNO Prixtel Adds Tweaker Connectivity to Improve Online Self-care Experience

MVNO, Prixtel, Tweaker Spirent’s Tweakker device intelligence solutions have been selected by French mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Prixtel to help grow its subscriber base to 400,000 over the next two years by offering the best available 4G services nationwide at highly competitive pricing. Founded in 2004, Prixtel is the only French operator to offer…

Gamma upgrades national network with CityFibre long-haul dark fibre agreement

Gamma, CityFibre As part of Gamma’s multi-million-pound investment in its core optical network, it has concluded an access agreement with CityFibre to connect 15 data centres and exchanges across the UK over CityFibre’s long-distance and metro networks. This upgrade will enable Gamma to meet growing demand for its data services and enable the delivery of…

Austrian MVNO Spusu heads to court because of German market entry

Austrian, MVNO, Spusu Spusu, a small mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) from Vienna, wants to operate on the German market and considers itself subject to discrimination, reports Die Presse. Telefonica, known under the brand O2, will not allow Spusu access to its German network. Spusu is of the opinion that it is obliged to do…

Apple SIM Can Now Be Used With MVNO Truphone in 40 Countries

Apple SIM, Truphone, MVNO Customers can use same data plan in 40 countries with an introductory offer of 100MB for free Truphone, the world’s first global mobile network, today announced it is launching international data plans for iPad users with Apple SIM, beginning in Spain. iPad customers in Spain can select Truphone data plans on…

Truphone estrea en España os seus plans de datos para Apple SIM

Truphone, España, Apple SIM Coa chegada do iPad Air 2 Apple estreou o uso de tarxetas nano SIM programables, e agora chega a España a compañía Truphone ofrecendo plans de datos internacionais para usuarios de iPad que utilicen esta tecnoloxía, de xeito que poderanse contratar bonos para 30 días de 500 MB por 8 euros,…

Teleena and Aerea announce strategic partnership using Sigfox technology

Teleena, Aerea, Sigfox Today Teleena, a global IoT and MVNO enabler announced a strategic partnership with Aerea, the Dutch Sigfox network operator As an authorized Sigfox Channel Partner Teleena can now offer it’s IoT customers the benefits of worldwide Sigfox connectivity. With most global economies now engaged in using IoT to reduce costs, improve revenues…