iPass and campusSIMs Partner to Bring Wi-Fi Connectivity to International Students

iPass Wi-Fi iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the leading provider of global mobile connectivity, today announced a partnership with campusSIMs Inc., the mobile service for international students. Under the terms of the partnership, campusSIMs will give its student subscribers access to the world’s largest and growing Wi-Fi network, leveraging the iPass SmartConnect™ Software Development Kit (SDK).…

BRIEF: Artilium partners with Tritente to expand to Africa

Artilium Tritente Telecommunications software provider Artilium announced it is partnering with Tritente Global Energy Group (Tritente) of Washington DC, Ethiopia and Kenya to launch Artilium-Africa in order to meet the demand for data and telecom services in Africa. Given the low cost environment in Africa and the wide range of services that will be made…

PLDT Partners NTT Com to Offer Mobile Data Service for Filipinos in Japan

PLDT NTT Communications Leading Philippine telecom and digital services provider, PLDT has partnered with NTT Communications to bring to the roughly 240,000 Filipinos residing in Japan an innovative service that bundles mobile internet with free calls and remittance services. The service, dubbed as SMART World, was launched on 15th of last month. This prepaid subscription…

SIGFOX and Brazilian Partner WND Announce Internet of Things Network Deployment Underway in Brazil

SIGFOX SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of dedicated communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), and WND, the company launched to extend SIGFOX’s network across Latin America, today announced they have begun deploying SIGFOX’s dedicated IoT network throughout Brazil, starting with Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. This new deployment marks the addition of…

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…

TracFone® and Dress for Success® Partner for Second Year to Expand Success is Calling™ Program

TracFone TracFone Brand to Donate 20 Percent of all Handset Sales at Walmart in April to Dress for Success TracFone®, one of America’s leading no-contract cell phone service providers, and Dress for Success® are teaming up to expand the Success is Calling™ program. Piloted in 2015, Success is Calling is a program that provides women…

Cell C in legal fight with BEE partner

Cell C A LARGE empowerment shareholder at debt-laden cellular services group Cell C is looking to disrupt a much-needed recapitalisation exercise initiated by JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms. CellSAf, which holds an effective 25% stake in Cell C, has filed an application in the Gauteng High Court to liquidate 3C Telecommunications, the holding company for Cell…

Vodafone and SFR renew partner market agreement for four years

Vodafone SFR Vodafone and SFR have renewed their partner market agreement for France for a further four years to 2020. In addition, Vodafone announces it has signed a strategic framework agreement with Altice for the Dominican Republic. The renewed SFR agreement builds on the successful partnership between the two companies in France since 2002 and…

Gamma plans to launch a new mobile service on Three

Gamma Gamma already provides communications services to the UK business market, with a particular focus on fixed voice and data services, but now it’s going one step further and launching a new business mobile service. Gamma Mobile is set to launch in the first half of 2016 and will use the core mobile network infrastructure…

Sprint to partner with Dixons Carphone to open 500 retail stores

Sprint Sprint (NYSE: S) said it will team with British consumer electronics retailer Dixons Carphone to open and operate as many as 500 Sprint-branded stores across the country, building on a pilot program the companies launched last year. The companies unveiled a joint venture in which each will put up half the costs and each…

KnowRoaming Launches Soft SIM Platform With TCL Communication At Mobile World Congress 2016

KnowRoaming KnowRoaming today announced the launch of the Soft SIM Platform, an entirely virtual, hardware-­free SIM, complete with custom management tools and a global roaming network. “The KnowRoaming Soft SIM Platform is the first truly end-­to-­end, turn-­key solution of its kind,” said Gregory Gundelfinger, KnowRoaming CEO. “The Platform offers the complete package, from delivery, to…

Nine leading telcos forge partner alliance

BT BT, Deutsche Telekom, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Millicom, MTS, Orange, Rogers, TeliaSonera and TIM have joined forces to build a new Partnering Operator Alliance with the aim of more efficiently and quickly bringing innovative products and services to customers around the world. The operators represent a potential customer base of around 1 billion in more…

Momac and Sisteer partner to provide MVNOs pioneering offering on data services

Sisteer MVNO Mobile Virtual Network Enabler Sisteer and platform provider Momac have partnered to create an unprecedented technological and business partnership aimed at delivering MVNOs an integrated solution that facilitates deployment of mobile applications and portals. This collaboration permits hosted MVNOs to quickly and efficiently enter the mobile applications and portals market. Additionally, Sisteer and…

Cellact Leverages Integrated Solution from GENBAND and NetNumber to Evolve Towards Next-Generation Infrastructure

GENBAND MVNO GENBAND™, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions today announced it is providing Cellact Communication, a virtual cellular operator (MVNO), which specializes in communications solutions for businesses, an HLR/AuC-enabled platform in partnership with NetNumber. The next-generation platform, already deployed, will support Cellact’s transition to a software-based, virtualized infrastructure. “Today’s communications landscape and our…

Brocade Debuts Virtual Core for Mobile, Announces SDN/NFV/Mobile Edge Partners

5G Brocade introduced its Virtual Core for Mobile (VCM), a fully virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) suite of products that supports network slicing with independent localization and scaling of the control and user planes—ahead of the targeted standardization date established by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). Brocade said its VCM transforms mobile networks by…

Sprint’s Boost Mobile Partners Tech Startup Unlockd for Sponsored Data

Boost Mobile Melbourne-based Unlockd, a mobile platform has partnered exclusively with Boost Mobile , one of Sprint’s prepaid brands to launch Boost Dealz. The deal is expected to be worth over AUD$100 million in revenue for Unlockd. Boost Dealz which will be available to Boost’s current and new customers comes in the form of an…

Univision Mobile, Powered By Ultra Mobile, To Offer Customers Unlimited Domestic And International Talk & Text

Ultra Mobile Univision Mobile and Ultra Mobile, a nationwide mobile carrier offering competitive international telecom services, announced today that they have partnered to bring unlimited international calling and global text to the Univision Mobile base of customers. The wireless service will leverage Ultra’s expertise in international telecom and UCI’s unparalleled trust with its audience to…

Ericsson Partners Symsoft to Provide MNOs with SMS Software Solutions

Ericsson Ericsson has signed a global licensing agreement with CLX Communications’ operator division, Symsoft, to supply Symsoft SMS Software Solutions to mobile network operators. Stockhom-based Symsoft specializes in charging and messaging systems for mobile network operators, mobile virtual network operators and mobile virtual network enablers. The SMS Software Solutions licensing agreement includes Symsoft’s SMSC, A2P…

KORE and Micron Electronics Partner to Optimize GPS Tracking

M2M IoT Leading M2M & IoT Communications Provider Powers Advanced Location-Based Tracking Management KORE, the world’s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet-of-Things (IoT), today announced the continued success of the integration of its Position Logic advanced applications software platform with Micron Electronics’ suite of devices. The integration…

OT Supports the Newly Created MVNO Forbesfone’s International Development with Delivery of SIM Cards and Tailor-Made Services

New MVNO Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions was selected by the newly created MVNO, Forbesfone, a partner of the internationally renowned Forbes magazine, to become their unique provider of both mobile products and services. OT will fully and actively support Forbesfone’s international deployment with the…

Asia Briefs: China’s MVNO user base jumps to 20M, Globe partners with Asiasoft on payments & more

China’s MVNO user base jumps to 20M China’s new class of MVNOs had an estimated 20 million subscribers at the end of last year, up from just 2.1 million last January. The top six MVNOs control 88 per cent of China’s mobile resale service market, C114.net reported. The Industry and Information Technology Ministry granted licences…

Audi Partners with Cubic Telecom to Deliver Connected Vehicles with Audi connect Infotainment and Wi-Fi Services for Drivers Across Europe

Audi’s customers will have access to hassle-free connectivity options via Cubic Telecom’s high-speed LTE MVNO platform. Global connectivity platform provider Cubic Telecom and Audi today have announced a partnership to deliver high-speed connectivity for the Audi connect infotainment services to drivers across Europe. This is representing the largest-scale rollout within Cubic Telecom’s MVNO connectivity initiatives.…

DNA Finland Partners Russian MVNO Aiva Mobile to Offer Single SIM with Dual Subscriptions

DNA Finland has partnered with Aiva Mobile, a leading MVNO in Russia and a subsidiary of MTT to launch a double subscription prepaid pack which contains a single SIM card with both DNA and Aiva Mobile subscriptions along with mobile numbers from both operators. The prepaid subscription is targeted at people who frequently visit both…

Synchronoss and OnStar Partner on M-Commerce for Connected Cars

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR), the leading innovator of cloud solutions and software-based activation for mobile carriers, enterprises, retailers and OEMs worldwide, today announced a new partnership with General Motors’ OnStar. OnStar will use Synchronoss’ Integrated Life platform to facilitate merchant transactions and cloud intelligence to expand the features, and contextual relevance of the OnStar AtYourService…