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Plintron Enters South America’s Largest 60+ Billion US$ Telecom Market

Plintron Enters South America’s Largest 60+ Billion US$ Telecom Market SINGAPORE and SAO PAULO, Apr 25, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) — The latest foray sees seamless Launch in Brazil; Correios Cellular Commercial Plintron, the world’s largest multi-country MVNE/MVNA has announced the latest country launch that sees its presence expand to all the six major continents with the start of ... Read More »

India’s first MVNO Aerovoyce launches in Chennai

India’s first MVNO Aerovoyce launches in Chennai Aerovoyce, a Chennai-based company which had received approval for MVNO operations from DoT, launched its broadband and international calling services on Friday. An MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator), is an entity which buys telecom services (calling, data, SMS etc) in bulk from multiple telecom operators, and provides them to its customers, as a ... Read More »

Sky Mobile expands MVNO with ‘Swap’ PayM proposition

Sky Mobile expands MVNO with ‘Swap’ PayM proposition Sky has expanded its mobile offering with the launch of ‘Swap’, PayM tariffs which include the opportunity to upgrade their device before the end of the contract with no additional charges.   The two deals, titled Swap12 and Swap24 are designed to allow users to get the latest phones every year, and ... Read More »

Datawind and Future Group in talks with telcos for an MVNO launch

Datawind and Future Group in talks with telcos for an MVNO launch Tablet maker Datawind and retail giant Future Group are currently in discussions with telecom companies for reselling cellular services via the MVNO route, reports ET. Future Group-owned telecom company T24 Mobile had earlier submitted an application with the DoT for an MVNO license, while the report added that ... Read More »

MWC2017: IoT has no compelling need for 5G

MWC2017: IoT has no compelling need for 5G New topics, such as virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI), have gained traction in the past couple of years at MWC, but IoT continues to be a key theme of the industry’s annual get together. In this article, we explore some of the IoT developments from the 2017 event. LTE-M gained ... Read More »

IMS: The Faithful Bedfellow of MNOs Everywhere

IMS: The Faithful Bedfellow of MNOs Everywhere Despite the daily hoopla surrounding 5G, carriers continue to invest heavily in 4G-related technologies, especially IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem). Although it doesn’t have the mystique of 5G, it more than makes up for it by being currently available and not just a faint promise of what may or may not actually happen. IMS ... Read More »

Nokia throws LTE hardware support behind 600 MHz spectrum band

Nokia throws LTE hardware support behind 600 MHz spectrum band Nokia said it has completed prestandard testing of commercial hardware compatible with the 600 MHz spectrum band, which is set to be unleashed by the Federal Communications Commission. The 600 MHz spectrum band support testing is said to have included an end-to-end LTE call using a test device; the use ... Read More »

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing in Japan due to government easing unlocking rules

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing in Japan due to government easing unlocking rules The Japan government relaxed regulations on unlocking SIM of handsets in early 2017 and consequently MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) business has been in booming development in the Japan mobile communication market, with several MVNOs expanding retail networks and offering more services to attract subscribers, according to Digitimes ... Read More »