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MVNO giant Lycamobile to launch in SA

MVNO giant Lycamobile to launch in SA One of the world’s largest mobile virtual network operators, Lycamobile, will launch services in South Africa, Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos revealed at a media briefing on Tuesday. Though Dos Santos declined to reveal details about the launch, he confirmed the UK-headquartered company will launch an MVNO on the back of Cell ... Read More »

CRTC says No to “backdoor MVNO” Sugar Mobile

CRTC says No to “backdoor MVNO” Sugar Mobile The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has confirmed that recent moves to regulate wireless roaming in Canada do not require incumbents to support competitive business models based on “permanent” roaming. Background Slightly over a year ago, Ice Wireless, Inc. (Ice) applied to the CRTC for relief in a dispute with Rogers ... Read More »

Brazilian Post launches MVNO

Brazilian Post launches MVNO Brazilian postal service Correios has launched its own mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services with plans to reach a user base of eight million users nationwide within five years. The Correios Celular service had been in the making for years and is an attempt to diversify revenue sources: the Brazilian postal service has been suffering with ... Read More »

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments China Unicom Global (CUG) has launched a new CUniq-branded MVNO business in the United States, following the successful launch of its UK MVNO in December 2016. Expanding on CUniq UK’s approach, which permits data connectivity in 45 countries, CUniq US has increased the accessible global footprint to 47 countries. Further, mirroring ... Read More »

China Unicom Global Launches “CUniq” MVNO Business in America

China Unicom Global Launches “CUniq” MVNO Business in America HONG KONG, March 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On March 3, 2017, China Unicom Global Limited (“CUG“) launched “CUniq” mobile virtual network operator (“MVNO“) business in America, marking another milestone of CUG’s MVNO services development in overseas market since the successful launch of “CUniq” MVNO in Europe on December 2016. This unveiling marks ... Read More »

Your internet speeds will be insanely fast when 5G arrives

Your internet speeds will be insanely fast when 5G arrives When the 5G wireless standard hits the mainstream, our home internet speeds have the potential to be so fast that we’ll be downloading 4K movies, games, software, and any other large form of content at a fraction of the time we’re used to. 5G is the upcoming evolution of wireless ... Read More »

Datora Mobile to Launch Ingenu’s RPMA Network in Brazil

Datora Mobile to Launch Ingenu’s RPMA Network in Brazil Ingenu Inc.™, the company that delivers purpose-built IoT connectivity, and Datorá Telecomunicações Ltda. (“Datora”), today announced the launch of the Machine Network™ in the country of Brazil. The Internet of Things (IoT) network, powered by Ingenu’s RPMA® (Random Phase Multiple Access) technology, will serve Brazil’s population of over 200 million, providing ... Read More »

XIUS all set to strengthen its MVNO presence in Mexico

XIUS all set to strengthen its MVNO presence in Mexico XIUS, a Hyderabad based company specialized in mobile technology has been selected by Toka, a company specializing in electronic payment solutions to launch Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services in Mexico. XIUS, a Hyderabad based company specialized in mobile technology has been selected by Toka, a company specializing in electronic ... Read More »

Nokia wheels out a complete MVNO package.

Nokia wheels out a complete MVNO package. Nokia has wheeled out a worldwide IoT network grid (WING) that sounds remarkably like an all-in-one mobile virtual network operators offering. The WING will, according to a Nokia announcement, “manage the IoT connectivity and services needs of a client’s assets – such as connected cars or connected freight containers – as they move ... Read More »

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO Blog week’s guide to virtual operator developments China’s 37 MVNOs more than doubled their subscriber base during 2016 to 43 million, equivalent to around 3% of the country’s total mobile user base. According to local website C114.net, Snail Mobile, the country’s largest MVNO, accounts for more than eight million subscribers, while seven unnamed players each claim more than two ... Read More »