Outstanding Analyst Ratings For People’s Operator (The) (LON:TPOP)

People’s Operator Numerous investment brokers have in recent days changed their price targets on shares of People’s Operator (The) (LON:TPOP). According to data retrieved from Reuters, on Thursday 12th of January, 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, 0 analysts “neutral”, 0 analysts “sell” and 0 analysts “strong sell”. Latest Analyst…

Virgin Media to double data for new sim-only customers this month – and you won’t need a contract

Virgin Media The best sim-only deal of the bunch offers unlimited texts, 5,000 free calls, and 20GB of data for £15 a month Virgin Media is offering mobile users an impressive selection of sim-only deals all this month. Both new and existing mobile customers can pick up double data allowances on the brand’s £6, £9…

Simple, honest, mobile from Yorkshire: Plusnet Mobile reviewed

Plusnet Mobile AT THE time we’re writing this review, Plusnet have just become the UK’s newest quad-play provider with the launch of their own mobile virtual network. ike their parent company BT, they’re piggybacking off EE’s network – but unlike BT, they’re starting off with a premade customer base, having taken over the EE-administered MNVO…

Sky Mobile launches MVNO with unlimited data rollover and aggressive pricing

Sky Mobile, MVNO Sky, the TV and broadband provider, has unveiled its new mobile network—and, at least at first glance, it looks rather exciting indeed. Sky Mobile is clearly designed to be user-friendly: unused data automatically rolls over for up to three years; you can change your plan as often as you like (but you…

Sky Broadband Preps UK Launch of New MVNO Sky Mobile Service

Sky Broadband, MVNO,Sky Mobile Sky has today published their latest quarterly trading update, which is very vague and sadly includes no new information on the size of their Sky Broadband base. On the upside we finally get a progress update on the imminent launch of their new O2 (MVNO) based Sky Mobile service. Generally the…

Personal Group shares disappointing, Company to close MVNO

Personal Group Employee benefits and insurance products provider Personal Group Holdings reported its results for the six months to 30 June on Tuesday, with revenue increasing by 10.2% to £21.0m. The AIM-traded firm said new insurance business generation increased 12.5% to £6.3m, with major contract wins secured during the period including Samworth Brothers, Pendragon, Euro…

Virgin Media acquires Arqiva’s WiFi business

Virgin Media, Arqiva, Wifi Companies sign two partnership deals; Virgin Media to offer 4G to mobile customers from October. Virgin Media on Thursday agreed to acquire infrastructure provider Arqiva’s WiFi business, increasing the cableco’s WiFi footprint by 31,000 access points across 6,500 locations. PREMIUM CONTENT: Please Login, or subscribe for access. Interested in subscribing? view…

Three Returns To Underdog Role With Calls For Mobile Spectrum Limit

Three, Mobile Spectrum Limit ANALYSIS: Now the proposed merger with O2 has been blocked, Three has no choice but to make noise and disrupt. This time, the battlefield is spectrum The proposed merger of Three and O2 would have created the UK’s largest mobile operator in terms of customers, catapulting Hutchison’s UK mobile operator from…

Asda to compete with Lyca and Lebara with new international calling service

Asda The new service will allow the UK’s migrant population of 14 million to make overseas calls for as little as 1p per minute Asda has launched a new prepay service which allows the UK’s migrant community to call friends and family living abroad for as little as 1p per minute. The British retailer created…

Sky shares rise as RBC raises rating to ‘outperform’

Sky Shares in Sky rose on Tuesday as RBC Capital Markets lifted its rating on the stock to ‘outperform’ from ‘underperform’ and raised its target price to 1,100p from 1,000p. “Our view reflects (1) the lower share price; (2) de-risking of rights renewal in Germany; (3) upside from mobile rollout,” RBC said. “The rise in…

Globe Telecom will close its European MVNOs

Globe Telecom, European, MVNO Philippines operator shutters mobile services in U.K., Italy and Spain on competition grounds. Globe Telecom this week announced that it will close its mobile operations in the U.K., Italy and Spain this month. The Philippines-based operator, which launched its first European MVNO in the U.K. almost three years ago, said it…

Lycamobile issues strong rebuttal to tax fraud allegations

Lycamobile, tax, fraud source Mobile Today Lycamobile has slammed money laundering and tax fraud allegations brought forward by BuzzFeed News, branding them ‘unfounded and factually flawed’. Speaking to Mobile, the MVNO strongly denied the allegations, stating that it would now seek legal action. ‘ Lycamobile strongly denies all allegations of wrongdoing as reported by BuzzFeed…

Fonehouse announce the launch of UK MVNO IQ Business

Fonehouse, UK, MVNO, IQ Business IQ Business is a new business MVNO aimed at dealers and small businesses, using Gamma’s enabler platform and will combine all major UK networks on one platform. Speaking to Mobile Today, Warren Taylor said that the new MVNO will allow dealers to side-step network authorisations. He explained that this can…

US/UK MVNO FreedomPop launches OTT app

US/UK, MVNO, FreedomPop, OTT, APP FreedomPop, a US MVNO launched an OTT application in the UK providing access to its unique ‘free’ service to any customer Last year, the company launched its U.K. MVNO product, and recently the company has launched an over-the-top application designed to expand availability of its unique “free” service offering. PREMIUM…

Tesco Mobile customers should think twice before viewing ads for a £3 a month discount

Tesco Mobile, ads Tesco Mobile has announced a new optional scheme in which its customers can get £3 a month off their phone bill. In return, customers agree to see adverts on their lockscreen “every few times” they unlock their phone. Customers have to see “at least one ad, offer or piece of content” on…

The People’s Operator Confident Of Meeting 2016 Revenue Target

The Peoples Operator The People’s Operator PLC Tuesday said it remains confident of meeting its 2016 revenue target of not less than GBP8.1 million, as it as continued to perform well since reporting full year results in April. The company reported revenue of GBP2.1 million in 2015. The mobile virtual network operator said in a…

UK MVNO, Tesco Mobile CEO reveals post-merger strategy

UK, MVNO, Tesco Mobile source Mobile Today Tesco Mobile CEO Anthony Vollmer has said there are huge opportunities for the MVNO following on from the failed merger between O2 and Three UK owners CK Hutchison. Speaking to Mobile, the UK boss described the brand as one that would continue to stand on its ‘own two…

UK Post Office delivers bad news to Brightstar

UK, Post Office, Brightstar Plans to ditch the Post Office MVNO come less than a year after it launched Brightstar has suffered a blow after the Post Office announced plans to ditch its MVNO less than a year after it launched. PREMIUM CONTENT: Please Login, or subscribe for access. Interested in subscribing? view a MVNO…

BT continues MVNO offering despite EE acquisition

BT MVNO BT has launched a pay monthly mobile service as it looks to bolster its MVNO offering, in spite of closing its acquisition of EE earlier this year. With incentives in place for existing customers and separate welcome offers for new, BT is offering pay-monthly tariffs with SIM card in tow for as little…

Lycamobile’s marketing director resigns

Lycamobile Lycamobile’s Chris Liveing has stepped down as group marketing director. Liveing has held the position at Lyca for five years, previously working as customer marketing director at the MVNO. He has also held long-term posts at Tesco Mobile and O2. Lyca said that Liveing is due to depart at the end of May after…

TalkTalk profits halve in cyber attack fallout

TalkTalk TalkTalk’s boss Dido Harding said the budget broadband provider has “bounced back” from a vicious cyber attack, despite revealing that profits halved at the telecoms company last year. The firm, which was targeted by hackers last October, saw pre-tax profits plunge to £14m in the year to March, from £32m a year earlier, as…