Virgin Mobile Poland doubles revenues in 2016

Virgin Mobile Poland

Polish MVNO VIrgin Mobile Poland reported PLN 80 million in revenues for 2016, which is a 100-percent increase compared to PLN 40 million in 2015. The operator ranked second in wins from number portability, after the long-term leader P4 (network Play).

Virgin Mobile Poland

EU institutions meet to discuss wholesale roaming compromise

wholesale roaming The European Commission, Parliament and member states are meeting 18 January to try and reach a compromise on new wholesale roaming price caps. The Commission said it’s leading the trilogue talks, while it will be up to the Parliament and member states to reach a final agreement. The Commission said it hopes for…

Jiayu will launch as MVNO in Spain using Masmovil

Jiayu, MVNO, Spain Vozpopuli.com reports that a new MVNO is set to launch in Spain in February, using the Chinese phone brand Jiayu. A group of entrepreneurs in Valencia have bought the rights to bring Jiayu smartphones to Europe and have signed a network deal with Masmovil to start also a MVNO under the name…

EE hit with £2.7m fine for overcharging roaming customers

EE A failure to properly implement changes to how its system managed international dialling codes has seen EE fined £2.7m for incorrectly charging roaming customers Telecoms regulator Ofcom has slapped BT-owned mobile network operator (MNO) EE with a £2.7m fine after a year-long investigation concluded that the company had broken fundamental billing rules on two…

Mobile Vikings withdraws VoIP app Viking Talk

Mobile Vikings Belgian MVNO Mobile Vikings is withdrawing its Viking Talk VoIP app, saying there are too many competitors in the market. New customers can no longer download the app, and existing users won’t be able to access the app from February. The app was first launched in October 2011 and later updated at the…

Empresarios valencianos compran una marca china de referencia para competir con Movistar y BQ

Movistar Adquieren la marca Jiayu para comercializar teléfonos en toda Europa y crearán un Operador Móvil Virtual (OMV) 100% español, bautizado como Jiayu Mobile, que está previsto se lance al mercado en nuestro país el 1 de febrero. Un grupo de jóvenes emprendedores valencianos ha comprado la marca china de telefonía móvil Jiayu para toda…

Jiayu, la marca asiática de telefonía móvil, empieza a distribuirse alrededor del territorio español y europeo

Jiayu No obstante, la marca se encuentra con dos obstáculos fundamentales: la mala situación en el mercado de los operadores y la poca fuerza de la compañía en España Un grupo de emprendedores valencianos adquieren la marca Jiayu y comienzan la distribución de teléfonos móviles en España y toda Europa. También comenzarán a ofrecer servicios…

Ubisecure Appoints Identity Services Expert Simon Wood as CEO

Ubisecure Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) service provider Ubisecure appoints Simon Wood, ex-CTO of GMO GlobalSign, as its new CEO. Simon will drive innovation in the managed identity services space, with a goal of making the use of online identities, especially mobile and device identities, easier, safer and more private. Ubisecure Inc, a leading…

RCS&RDS reaches over 3 mln subscribers on mobile services

RCS&RDS RCS&RDS, the telecommunications operator controlled by the billionaire Zoltan Teszarim announced on Tuesday that it reached over 3 million mobile subscribers Digi Mobile, in less than three years since relaunching these services. The company said also that since October 2008, when the mobile service was launched and until the beginning of 2017, it got…

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…

Digi Mobil passes 1 mln ported numbers mark

Digi Mobil RCS&RDS’ unit Digi Mobil passed the 1 million ported numbers mark. Digi Mobil rewarded 11 new customers who have ported their telephone number to the Digi Mobil network between 27 December 2016 and 8 January 2017. The winner of the grand prize will pay no subscription fee for a period of 10 years,…

Telefonica discontinues Simyo and updates German MVNO Blau

Telefonica, Simyo ,MVNO, Blau Telefonica Deutschland has revamped its Blau brand with new tariffs and an expanded offering as it prepares to shut down Simyo. In a bid to reposition the Blau brand, Telefonica Deutschland has introduced two new Allnet flat rates. The Blau Allnet L includes a flat rate for all German networks for…

Aptilo Enables Wi-Fi for Half a Million 3UK Subscribers in the London Underground

Aptilo, Wi-Fi 3UK, one of the UK’s top mobile operators, serves 500K subscribers with Wi-Fi in the London Underground using Wi-Fi service management solutions from Aptilo Networks. 3UK has experienced significant month-on-month growth of the service since first deployed in 2014, with a high percentage of recurring users, helping 3UK to increase its value to…

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…

Virgin Mobile will double its KC headcount this year

Virgin Mobile Virgin Mobile USA will hire up to 100 people at its new headquarters in downtown Kansas City, the company announced Wednesday. This is double the number of jobs Virgin pledged to create in July when it announced it would move its headquarters to Missouri. In the first half of 2017, the company said…

Pareteum Continues Expansion of Product Team Naming Chris Hills Vice President of Global Connectivity

Pareteum Pareteum Corporation (NYSE MKT: TEUM) (“Pareteum,” or the “Company”), a leading provider of mobile networking software and services, today announced an expansion of its Mobile Cloud Platform product team with the appointment of Chris Hills formerly Director of Verizon Global Voice Services to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Connectivity. Chris Hills…

US MVNO Ultra Mobile taps diverse MVNO platforms in battle with established carriers

US MVNO, Ultra Mobile MVNO provider Ultra Mobile uses diverse brand offerings as it competes against established players like T-Mobile and Sprint. On this week’s Carrier Wrap, we speak with Ultra Mobile on its position in the mobile virtual network operator space and how it looks to differentiate its various brands against established operators. Few…

MasMovil, Lowi top Spanish ported lines in December

MasMovil Spanish operator MasMovil and Vodafone’s low-cost brand Lowi topped the country’s mobile portability figures in December, adding net totals of 12,000 and 5,200 lines respectively, according to the results published by website economiza.com. MasMovil’s subsidiary Yoigo also had a positive month, adding 2,400 customers, although another recent acquisition – Pepephone – shed 4,700 clients.…

Italian court dismisses PosteMobile EUR 10 mln TIM claim

PosteMobile A Rome court has dismissed a claim from Italian MVNO PosteMobile that Telecom Italia (TIM) deliberately obstructed customers from porting their numbers to the operator, reports MF Online. The MVNO was seeking up to EUR 10 million in damages but the court dismissed the allegations in their entirety on the grounds that there was…

Virgin Mobile Eyes Of Becoming The First Ever Prepaid Brand To Offer Free Wireless Services; Boost Phones Play Vital Role

Virgin Mobile Virgin aims to be a disrupter brand amongst the competitors in the tough pre-paid serving arena. Although it has been arguably hard to say that the brand has taken over the top spot, it is keen to do so. Sprint has expressed its desire to validate all new business strategies and put them…

Portabilidad móvil diciembre 2016: Movistar cierra su mejor mes casi en números verdes

Portabilidad móvil Cerramos 2016 en lo que se refiere al mercado de portabilidades con una sorpresa inesperada si atendemos a la evolución de los últimos meses. Movistar ha estado muy cerca de cerrar el año en números verdes después de acumular pérdidas abultadas de clientes a lo largo del mismo. ¿Será 2017 el año del…

Virgin Mobile extends Mobile Virtual Network deal with EE

Virgin Mobile,Mobile Virtual Network, EE Virgin Mobile will offer its customers enhanced mobile networking services under the terms of an extended deal signed with EE Virgin Media-owned mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Virgin Mobile plans to rapidly scale-up its offering and deliver new services to its customers after signing an agreement with its network provider…

Inflight data usage up 160% with AeroMobile

AeroMobile Since launching 3G inflight connectivity a year ago, AeroMobile has revealed a 160 percent increase in inflight data usage year-on-year. With over half of its airline partners now connected to the 3G network, AeroMobile has revealed a significant upsurge of mobile data usage by holidaymakers and business travellers throughout 2016 – whether tweeting, texting,…

Sprint’s branding relaunch of Virgin Mobile is still coming in 2017

Sprint, Virgin Mobile Sprint has struggled to stay competitive in a quickly changing market, especially since T-Mobile has been incredibly aggressive on the lower-end of the spectrum. This has forced the carrier to focus on just one segment of their business at a time, and since Sprint has itself spread over multiple brands, some portions…