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Mobile network operator strategies for IoT – TechTarget (blog)

IoT has become a major focus area for mobile network operators worldwide. However, one fundamental question remains: Where are the real IoT business opportunities for MNOs to strategize and achieve volume, scale and growth? First, let’s be clear — IoT is not just an isolated business segment, but it is an integral part of a bigger digital transformation strategy. Some ... Read More »

Perpetual Communications and Annecto Telecom Sign Partnership Agreement to Offer New Services and Expand … – PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON and LAGOS, Nigeria, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Annecto Telecom, a global VoIP network operator and carrier-grade service infrastructure provider, and Perpetual Communications Limited (PCL), a leading telecommunications company in Nigeria, today announced that PCL has selected Annecto Telecom as its exclusive technical and trading partner to provide voice, data, SMS and VAS aggregation services in Nigeria. PCL currently ... Read More »

MyRepublic named StarHub's first mobile virtual network operator – The Business Times

Thu, May 03, 2018 – 11:49 AM FIBRE broadband company MyRepublic will now be a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), through a freshly inked partnership with StarHub. Under the deal announced on Thursday morning, MyRepublic will lease network capacity from StarHub to offer consumer mobile services, although no details on its service plans were immediately available. The tie-up is the ... Read More »

PortaSwitch Gives G-Mobile Flexibility to Become a Cross-Border MVNE – PR Newswire (press release)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With the increase in global travel, the need for international SIM cards — those small, swappable cards that allow smartphones and other mobile devices to operate properly outside of their home countries — is growing exponentially around the world. When G-Mobile decided to enter that market and become a new Mobile Virtual Network ... Read More »

Why a pair-up between T-Mobile and Sprint could improve your IoT and mobile worker plans – TechRepublic

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: T-Mobile and Sprint combined would be well-positioned to roll out a nationwide 5G network without impacting current 4G LTE deployments. The deal, which requires regulatory approval, is the result of 5 years of intermittent negotiation for the two carriers to merge. On Sunday, T-Mobile formally announced a finalized ... Read More »

Why the T-Mobile, Sprint merger might bring 5G to market faster than Verizon and AT&T – TechRepublic

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: T-Mobile and Sprint combined would be well-positioned to roll out a nationwide 5G network without impacting current 4G LTE deployments. The deal, which requires regulatory approval, is the result of 5 years of intermittent negotiation for the two carriers to merge. On Sunday, T-Mobile formally announced a finalized ... Read More »

M-Pesa Bonga app to integrate chatting with Safaricom mobile … – Quartz

Kenya mobile network operator Safaricom is launching a platform that will allow its customers to send and receive money while they chat. The move is set to reinforce the dominance of the world’s mobile money transfer service M-Pesa, advance its ambition to become an innovative global business, while also facilitating a further connection between tens of millions of subscribers. The ... Read More »

One of the world's biggest mobile money services wants to become a social network – Quartz

Kenya mobile network operator Safaricom is launching a platform that will allow its customers to send and receive money while they chat. The move is set to reinforce the dominance of the world’s mobile money transfer service M-Pesa, advance its ambition to become an innovative global business, while also facilitating a further connection between tens of millions of subscribers. The ... Read More »

Mobile allowances boom as consumers seek unlimited fixed and mobile data: Telsyte – Which-50 (blog)

Staff Writers2018-04-30 The Australian mobile services market is expected to enter the realm of 5G in 2019, quickly changing the current market dynamic driven by price competition, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte Australian Mobile Services Market Study 2018 found 616,000 new SIO (Services In Operation) were added during the 6 months to December ... Read More »