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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 »

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 »

Verizon to buy giant cable operator Comcast?

Verizon to buy giant cable operator Comcast? With AT&T discovering some synergies between its wireless operation and DirecTV, especially in sales, there is now talk about Verizon picking up Comcast in what would be a huge multi-billion dollar transaction. Comcast has been trying to get into the business of providing wireless service to mobile devices. The company actually was rumored ... Read More »

South Africa’s latest MVNO with its own Social Messaging System

South Africa’s latest MVNO with its own Social Messaging System South Africa is about to get yet another virtual network operator from a rather unlikely source. Nope, it’s not a retailer, an Austrian beverage company, or even a bank. Instead, it’s Malawi-born church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who’s entering the market with his own, eponymous network. The alternatively-titled Prophet Shepherd ... Read More »

Sky launches UK MVNO on O2’s network

Sky launches UK MVNO on O2’s network Sky’s new MVNO Sky Mobile has launched in the UK, offering data rollovers and synchronisation with the broadband provider’s digital TV platform. Sky Mobile runs on Telefonica’s UK network as part of a wholesale MVNO agreement struck in 2015. The TV company announced plans to launch its mobile division in November. It will ... Read More »

Mobile Games Are Shaking Up The Advertising Business

Mobile Games Are Shaking Up The Advertising Business Mobile Games in the past have never received much respect from the advertising world. Advertisers generally believed that associating a brand with a game only made sense for brands that gamers stereotypically love, like Pepsi or Walkers Crisp etc. New research from Mintel reveals that mobile devices are the most popular platform ... Read More »

Reference guide to US carrier bands and networks

Reference guide to US carrier bands and networks In the market for a new smartphone? Have you considered purchasing something unlocked instead of dealing with a service provider? Did you know you could even do such a thing? Indeed, it’s not unlike buying a computer and then picking out the internet provider. Many of today’s top phones can be purchased ... Read More »

EU operators’ 5G manifesto misses the point

EU operators’ 5G manifesto misses the point Never before have events coincided so neatly to demonstrate the gap between mobile operators’ thinking about 5G, and how future networks will really be deployed for disruptive effect. While Europe’s leading MNOs were presenting a backwards-looking “5G Manifesto” to the European Commission, veiling pleas for net neutrality special treatment with promises of 5G ... Read More »

It’s your Life, it’s your Career

It’s your Life, it’s your Career The JobCom Wireless and Telecoms Job Board is 1 of the world’s first online careers and recruitment service for the global MVNO industry, but it doesn’t end there, anyone considering a career in the telecoms and wireless space definitely needs to check out Jobcom www.jobs.mvnoblog.com For all Telecoms Jobs our specialist Telecoms Recruitment Job ... Read More »

Italian MVNO PosteMobile pushes mobile money

Italian MVNO PosteMobile pushes mobile money PosteMobile, the Italian MVNO backed by the country’s Post Office, has launched an NFC-enabled SIM, which can be used for touch-and-pay transactions in locations such as shops and cafes. The new Super SIM NFC, which is available from all the country’s post offices, enables users to make payments using a digital version of their ... Read More »