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…

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…

Regulated roaming ‘unambiguously bad’ for regional Australia, Telstra CEO says

roaming, Australia, Telstra Penn repeats warning over potential hit to regional mobile investment Any decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to regulate domestic mobile roaming would be “unambiguously bad for regional Australia,” Telstra CEO Andy Penn told a half-year results briefing this morning. The ACCC announced in September that it had launched an…

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…

Idrive Dual Video IoT Devices Include PodsystemM2M Connectivity to Help Fleets Reduce Road Accidents by Over 50%

Idrive, PodsystemM2M, Connectivity Idrive Dual Video IoT Devices Include PodsystemM2M Connectivity to Help Fleets Reduce Road Accidents by Over 50% Agreement will Enable Idrive to Incorporate Mission Critical Connectivity into its Monitoring Solutions Cambridge, UK – Idrive, a California-based company specializing in HD video devices for fleet monitoring, and PodsystemM2M, the expert in connectivity for…

Vodafone’s Berroeta wants ACCC action on mobile roaming

Vodafone Vodafone Australia boss Inaki Berroeta has warned the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission not to kick the can down the road on regulated ­domestic mobile roaming, urging it instead to take decisive action and ensure stronger ­competition for regional users. With the competition regulator expected to release a draft determination on the issue in…

EU’s digital chief underlines public demand to end mobile roaming charges

mobile roaming BRUSSELS, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The European Union’s digital chief has said that failure to solve the last remaining barrier to abolishing mobile roaming charges across the bloc in June would lead people to question its ability to deliver on promises. EU lawmakers and member states hold a third and probably final round…

China Mobile Hong Kong 4G Data Roaming Coverage Ranks No.1 in Hong Kong

China Mobile Hong Kong China Mobile Hong Kong (“CMHK” or “the Company”) today announced that the Company has ranked first* in the number of 4G data roaming coverage destinations among all the mobile network operators in Hong Kong, offering one-stop communication services in more than 100 destinations worldwide, allowing customers to stay in touch with…

MTS Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MTS RA’ANANA, Israel and RIVER EDGE, New Jersey,– Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTS or the Company) (Nasdaq Capital Market: MTSL), a global provider of software solutions for online video advertising and telecommunications management, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2016. MTS’s revenues for the third quarter of 2016 totaled $3.3 million…

Panasonic Avionics and Aeromobile Announce Global Availability of New 3G eXPhone System

Panasonic Avionics, Aeromobile Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and AeroMobile have today announced the global availability of the new 3G eXPhone system. The new technology builds on the success of Panasonic’s eXPhone service, which is already installed on over 450 aircraft across 19 airlines worldwide. Airlines such as Etihad, Cathay Pacific, Aer Lingus, EuroWings, SAS and…

Vodafone roaming SIM helps WaterForce go global

Vodafone, roaming SIM, WaterForce In addition to making use of Vodafone’s global SIM, WaterForce will shift its data management services into the cloud Irrigation company WaterForce has selected Vodafone to supply a global SIM and cloud-based data management services to enable it to offer overseas its SCADAfarm service that allows farmers to control, monitor and…

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…

Who wants to be an MVNO? The evolution of the wholesale market

MVNO MVNOs – Mobile Virtual Network Operators – have no physical networks, lease wireless capacity from existing mobile service providers and, though they resell services under their own brand name, are highly dependent on their enabling operator. On the face of it, not a strong position from which to build a successful telco business. On…

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…

Analyst: Redknee Solutions “Likely” Acquisition Target

Redknee Solutions The Canadian monetization and customer service specialist has attracted major investments from both a financial sponsor and an activist firm, which believes suitors would step forward during a sales process. Canadian monetization and customer service specialist Redknee Solutions Inc. got a temporary reprieve on debt covenant violations but faces other pressures now that…

Internet of Things: One platform for everyone

Internet of Things Deutsche Telekom builds multi-IoT platform in the House of Cloud IoT platforms Microsoft Azure, Cisco Fog and Huawei united under one roof Multi-IoT platform gives maximum flexibility to IoT applications Different standards and platforms: an obstacle to the expected business development of the Internet of Things. Deutsche Telekom has now developed a…

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…

Cathay Pacific and ZIP SIM Give Free Travel SIM Cards to Canadians Flying to the U.S.

Cathay Pacific, ZIP SIM Cathay Pacific Airways, one of the largest airlines in Asia, today announced a partnership with travel SIM card provider, ZIP SIM, to give away free talk, text, and data to Canadian travellers heading for the United States. Select Cathay Pacific passengers travelling from Vancouver to New York will be offered a…

Pioneer Cellular Works with TNS to Establish LTE Roaming Network

Pioneer Cellular, LTE, TNS, Roaming, 4G ESTON, Va.– Pioneer Cellular is significantly expanding its LTE coverage and offering new 4G roaming opportunities to subscribers, thanks to a multi-faceted agreement with telecommunications specialist Transaction Network Services(TNS). Pioneer Cellular works with @TelecomTNS to establish #LTE roaming network #4G #telecoms #roaming The deal will see Pioneer Cellular join…

TruConnect Forms TruConnect Technologies LLC; Acquires Network Operator Business of WeFi, Inc.

TruConnect TruConnect Communications, Inc. announced that it has formed TruConnect Technologies, LLC TruConnect Communications, Inc., one of the nation’s fastest growing prepaid mobile service providers, announced that it has formed TruConnect Technologies, LLC, a new unit that acquired the business, operating assets, and technology of WeFi, Inc.’s network operating activities. The company will be based…

Redknee Secures an Expanded Software and Services Contract With Afghan Wireless

Redknee, Afghan Wireless TORONTO – Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, has secured a new multi-year software and services contract with Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC), the leading telecom operator in Afghanistan. The new contract enables AWCC to maximize the value of its investment in Redknee’s…

EC withdraws roaming fair-use proposal on Juncker’s order

EC, roaming, fair-use The European Commission announced that it’s withdrawing its proposal for the fair-use limits on free roaming in the EU, just days after it was first issued. In a brief statement, the EC said the proposal was withdrawn at the order of Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the Commission. A reason for Juncker’s…

WiFi roaming gathers pace in US and beyond

Wifi, Roaming, US WiFi roaming on a grand scale is the order of the day as a rising percentage of wireless data travels over the unlicensed-band technology, and as a wide range of service providers put WiFi at the heart of their networks. Just weeks after the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) – the grandfather of…