Acotel to sell 100% of Noverca MVNA to Telecom Italia

Acotel, Noverca, MVNA, Telecom Italia Italy’s Acotel Group has announced a preliminary agreement to sell 100 percent of its interest in Italian Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA) Noverca to Telecom Italia. The companies had previously reached a deal to transfer Noverca’s more than 170,000 MVNO customers to Telecom Italia back in January 2015. The latest…

Redknee Renews Multi-Year Contract to Enhance the Competitive Positioning of TIM Brazil

Redknee Solutions Redknee Solutions Inc. (RKN), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce that it has won a multi-year renewal of its software and services contract with TIM Brazil. Redknee will provide an end-to-end solution that includes new software capabilities, managed services, and support services that enable the…

Telecom Italia Sparkle Selects GENBAND’s White-Label, Cloud-Based Over the Top Solution to Enrich its Product Portfolio

OTT By leveraging the Kandy-based solution, TI Sparkle will offer an innovative service option to mobile operators, carriers and service providers and increase end customer loyalty GENBAND™, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions, and TI Sparkle, the International Services arm of Telecom Italia Group, announced today that TI Sparkle has selected Genband’s cloud-based OTT…

Hutchison seeks EU approval for Vimpelcom deal

CK Hutchison CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd has started formal proceedings to get EU approval for merging its Italian mobile telecoms business with Vimpelcom’s, at a time when it is still in the throes of trying to win approval for its UK bid to create Britain’s biggest mobile operator. The two companies formally gave notification of…

Fastweb to move mobile network to Telecom Italia – report

Full MVNO Italian broadband operator Fastweb is preparing to become a full MVNO, moving its mobile network from 3 Italia to Telecom Italia, reports business daily Il Sole 24 Ore. The move will allow Fastweb to launch more advanced and varied services at more competitive prices, said the report, adding that that the operator has…

Italian mobile data traffic up 45% in Q3

Mobile data traffic in Italy rose to 523 petabytes in the third quarter of 2015, an increase of 45 percent from a year earlier and 57 percent more than in the second quarter of this year. According to the latest quarterly statistics from regulator Agcom, over 37 million Sims used mobile internet services in the…

Italian MVNO Ringo launches mobile services

Italian MVNO Ringo Mobile has officially launched services over a year since the MVNA Noverca and ICS (International Communication Services) announced the venture. Ringo Mobile will be able to count on 99.8 percent coverage of the Italian territory thanks to a deal to use the mobile network of TIM (Telecom Italia). The operator is promoting…

Italian regulator to probe MVNO market – report

Italy’s communications watchdog AgCom is about to launch an investigation into the country’s MVNO market, with a particular focus on anti-competitive contracts imposed on MVNOs by the big four operators TIM (Telecom Italia), Vodafone, Wind and 3 Italia, according to unnamed sources cited in La Repubblica. “We noticed that the MVNO market is suffering and…

GSMA Launches Low Power Wide Area Network Initiative to Accelerate Growth of the Internet of Things

Backed by Mobile Operators, OEMs and IoT Companies, ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’ Will Help Accelerate LPWA Market with Commercial Solutions Expected in 2016 The GSMA has today announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’, a new project backed by 26 of the world’s leading mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies, designed to…

ENEL and TIM sign agreement for Technological Development of Electricity Data Transmission Infrastructure

Enel and TIM have signed an agreement under which the TLC operator will provide its technologically advanced mobile network to exclusively transmit electricity consumption data from digital meters. The project seeks to improve the overall performance of data management and to optimise related costs. TIM will offer its latest-generation mobile network, using the Internet Protocol…

LatAm: TIM Brasil bets on 4G for future growth; video interview with cVidya on fraud management

During a May 6 conference call discussing TIM Brasil’s latest financial results, the operator’s President Rodrigo Abreu said he’s satisfied with the telecom operator’s performance in the first quarter of 2015. Abreu said he expects that the operator’s future growth will be supported by 4G service expansion and an increase in data consumption. Indeed, TIM’s…

Noverca to transfer 170,000 customers to Telecom Italia

Acotel has confirmed that its Noverca Italia mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) unit has agreed to transfer more than 170,000 customer accounts to network provider Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM). The agreement, which will allow Noverca to focus on its mobile virtual network aggregator (MVNA) business, brings an end to a tie-up that was first unveiled…

Aeris Joins International M2M Council to Extend Global Reach

The International M2M Council (IMC) announced today that Aeris Communications, a Silicon Valley-based machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and service provider, has become the latest member of the new trade association and will also be joining the IMC Board of Governors. The IMC mission is to increase the number of M2M communications technology driving the growth of…

Linkem Mobile: pochi giorni al lancio. Ci sarà anche l’LTE?

Il lancio nella telefonia mobile (come MVNO) di Linkem è ormai imminente. E’ stata infatti inoltrata in questi giorni ad alcuni rivenditori l’offerta tariffaria che sarà in vigore a breve e, soprattutto, l’avviso di lancio ufficiale per la prossima settimana. Ma partiamo con ordine: Le tariffe. Si parte dalla tariffa a consumo Linkem Sempre con…

Argentina recaudó US$ 2.233 millones por licitación de espectro 4G

Como estaba previsto, las cuatro empresas participantes de la compulsa —Claro (América Móvil), Personal (Telecom Italia), Movistar (Telefónica) y Airlink— se hicieron de espectro para servicios de cuarta generación. Si bien la Secretaría de Comunicaciones (Secom) no informó quienes resultaron ganadoras de cada lote, sí se dio a conocer que las frecuencias 3G —dos bloques…

Telecom Italia, Jasper team on Internet of Things

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Jasper Technologies, Inc., the global leader in cloud-based platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Telecom Italia Digital Solutions has selected Jasper to power IoT services for Italian and international enterprise customers looking to benefit from the vast connected service business opportunity. Throughout Italy, enterprises of all sizes…

Nòverca rinnova accordo MVNO e MVNA con Telecom Italia per altri 5 anni

Nòverca rinnova accordo MVNO e MVNA con Telecom Italia per altri 5 anni MVNO News Acotel Group (che controlla l’operatore mobile virtuale Nòverca), ha rinnovato l’accordo con Telecom Italia per le attività di MVNO e MVNA (Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator) per altri cinque anni. Questo importante consolidamento, grazie anche alla forte efficacia operativa e tecnologica…