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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 »

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies among mobile network operators (MNOs). This view is based on the assumption that OTT services will continue to negatively impact the average revenue per use (ARPU) of MNOs across ... Read More »

New Myanmar Operator Mytel to Invest US$2BN+ in Rural Network

New Myanmar Operator Mytel to Invest US$2BN+ in Rural Network Myanmar’s new operator Mytel has announced it will invest over US$4 billion to build a new network prioritising rural areas. As announced on Developing Telecoms in March 2016, a consortium lead by Vietnam’s Viettel had secured negotiating rights to receive Myanmar’s fourth mobile licence. Viettel had failed in an earlier ... 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 »

China MVNOs double user base to 43M through 2016

China MVNOs double user base to 43M through 2016 China’s 37 MVNOs more than doubled their subscriber base during 2016 to 43 million, which represents 3 per cent of the country’s mobile connections. According to C114.net, the largest MVNO Snail Mobile holds more than eight million subscribers, while seven players each have more than two million mobile connections. Combined, the eight operators control ... Read More »

5G Auto Group Backs C-V2X Technology, Preps for Trials

5G Auto Group Backs C-V2X Technology, Preps for Trials The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) has doubled its membership in the past couple of months and is now preparing to work on technology trials and develop business models for the next generation of connected vehicles. The group was established in September by founding members Audi, BMW Group, Daimler, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, ... Read More »

Why Naspers should launch an MVNO

Why Naspers Should Launch an MVNO Mobile network operators need to adopt content-intensive strategies because “over-the-top” (OTT) services will continue to impact their average revenue per user (Arpu) negatively. Cell C has responded to these threats by hosting mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) like FNB Connect on its network, dramatically improving client acquisition rates and revenue growth, while forming partnerships ... Read More »