Three and giffgaff triumph at this year’s uSwitch awards

Three, giffgaff source uSwitch It was a night for the underdogs at the 2017 Mobile Awards. For the first time ever, the uSwitch Mobile and Broadband Awards were combined to celebrate the very best that the telecoms industry has had to offer in the last year. The annual awards ceremony, held last night at Quaglino’s

Sir Charles Dunstone takes the helm at TalkTalk as Dido Harding steps down

TalkTalk TalkTalk founder Sir Charles Dunstone is poised to take command of the embattled broadband operator, as chief executive Baroness Dido Harding steps down after seven years in charge. Sir Charles will become executive chairman in May, taking a more hands-on role after seeing the company’s fortunes decline in recent years while he has served

Vodafone UK sales continue downward trend in Q3

Vodafone UK Vodafone UK revenues declined in the third quarter, pulled down by increased competition in Enterprise, lower Mobile Virtual Network Operator revenues and the continued impact of roaming regulation. Service continued its downward trend, falling to EUR 1.607 billion from 1.998 billion the year before, with organic service sliding 3.2 percent. Total revenue for

Evolved Intelligence announce they are working with Sky Mobile

Evolved Intelligence Evolved Intelligence today announced the supply of their Welcome SMS value added service to Sky Mobile, the newest UK MVNO. Sky Mobile look set to shake up the populated UK mobile market, using O2’s 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network across the country. They will be offering innovative and unprecedented services, including Roll,

CARPHONE WAREHOUSE’S 4G MOBILE NETWORK ID MOBILE REACHES 500,000 CONTRACT CUSTOMERS

ID MOBILE iD Mobile sees accelerated growth since May 2015 launch – the fastest growing MVNO ever on postpay London, — iD Mobile, the 4G mobile network from Carphone Warehouse, has reached a customer base of 500,000 contract customers since the service launched in May 2015. Accelerated recent growth has seen iD acquire 250,000 new

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

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