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MVNO BLOG: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO BLOG: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments Kenya’s Equity Bank Group plans to introduce its Equitel-branded MVNO service to all markets in which it currently offers banking services. All Africa quotes CEO James Mwangi as saying that the firm is partnering with as-yet-unnamed telcos in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ... Read More »

Sberbank sets up MVNO for mobile banking

Sberbank sets up MVNO for mobile banking Russia’s largest banking group, Sberbank, is to launch mobile banking via a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). According to Russian business daily Vedomosti, the bank has created a new subsidiary, SB-Telecom, which will act as the MVNO. The development is at the early stage as the new firm hasn’t received any licences yet ... Read More »

Spanish MVNO Lowi launches 4G services

Spanish MVNO Lowi launches 4G services Vodafone Spain’s low-cost MVNO brand Lowi has finally announced the launch of 4G services on its parent company’s network. All customers with an LTE-enabled handset and a 2GB and above data plan will be able to access the new faster service immediately, while all other customers will be able to receive 4G coverage from ... Read More »

Tanzanian MVNO Amotel launches rural network project

Tanzanian MVNO Amotel launches rural network project The Tanzanian government has spent KES 76 billion on telecommunication projects in rural areas under a special fund, The Citizen reported. Deputy Minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Edwin Ngonyani said the projects so far have covered 1,939 villages in over 443 districts. The deputy minister was speaking at the launch of a ... Read More »

Singapore MVNO Circles.Life launches unlimited bonus data offer

Singapore MVNO Circles.Life launches unlimited bonus data offer Liberty Wireless, which last month launched its 4G mobile service in Singapore under the brand name Circles.Life, has introduced an unlimited bonus data offer for subscribers who take part in its referral system. Under the scheme, the MVNO says that Circles.Life subscribers can earn an additional 200MB of bonus data every month ... Read More »

MVNO BLOG Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO BLOG Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments Spanish telecoms regulator the National Commission for Markets and Competition (Comision Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia, CNMC) has issued a public consultation proposing the deregulation of the country’s MVNO market, easing obligations placed on the country’s incumbent cellcos a decade ago by then-watchdog, the Telecommunications Market Commission ... Read More »

China’s Snail Mobile looking to enter India shortly via MVNO permit

China’s Snail Mobile looking to enter India shortly via MVNO permit Snail Mobile is the MVNO arm of China’s $300 million Snail Digital Group. Apart from mobile MVNO services, the Snail core businesses include gaming content production and publishing. Snail Mobile, a leading Chinese mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), is looking to shortly enter India, Mr Chongxian Xu, the company’s ... Read More »

Vodafone MVNO claims ‘it’s possible to over innovate’

Vodafone MVNO claims ‘it’s possible to over innovate Talkmobile has criticised it’s UK rivals for over complicating the mobile market, claiming that it’s possible to over innovate. The Vodafone MVNO told Mobile that despite the influx of new products and services, consumers don’t want to be inundated with options. Sales and marketing manager Stuart Wilson said: ‘If you look at ... Read More »

Chill Telecom is the latest MVNO in Canada, hopes to give unlimited ‘Fearless Freedom’ to the masses

Chill Telecom is the latest MVNO in Canada, hopes to give unlimited ‘Fearless Freedom’ to the masses New competition is poised to enter the wireless sector in Canada. Chill Telecom is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) based out of Kitchener, Ontario, and has popped up suddenly with a lofty goal, like so many before it. MVNOs lease larger carriers’ ... Read More »

Fonehouse launches 4G MVNO IQ Mobile

Fonehouse launches 4G MVNO IQ Mobile SIM-only service running off EE available on 30 day rolling and year-long deals, with prices ranging from £5 and £40 per month Fonehouse has launched IQ Mobile, a SIM-only MVNO which it claims is one of the first to launch with access to 4G. The MVNO runs off EE and will be available from ... Read More »