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Dutch telcos VimpelCom and KPN offload assets

Dutch telcos VimpelCom and KPN offload assets While other carriers look for mergers and acquisitions in Europe, two major Dutch telecoms are shrinking their asset portfolios. VimpelCom recently announced it is selling its 51% stake in Algeria’s Djezzy for $2.6 billion. The Amsterdam-based telco and its subsidiary Global Telecom Holding have closed on the sale of the stake in Omnium Telecom Algeria, formerly ... Read More »

Hong Kong MNO partners with Boku for direct carrier billing services

Hong Kong MNO partners with Boku for direct carrier billing services Boku, a carrier billing-based mobile payments provider, have announced its partnership with 3 Hong Kong, the mobile division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Ltd., a leading mobile operator in Hong Kong, according to a press release. Through the new partnership with Boku, 3 Hong Kong subscribers will be ... Read More »

Google Should Make Telecom Investors Worry

Google Should Make Telecom Investors Worry Summary Google’s plans are quickly starting to mirror that of a telecom company versus an internet search giant. Over the next decade, broadband services and wireless phone plans could catapult Google to the next phase of growth. In the process, an already mature broadband and wireless U.S. market might have to share with Google. ... Read More »

Dixons Carphone To Launch MVNO On Three

Dixons Carphone To Launch MVNO On Three Dixons Carphone will launch mobile network next year as Three seeks more MVNO partners Dixons Carphone has entered into a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement with Three and will launch a range of “innovative and highly personalised connectivity options” from the Spring. This is likely to include services supporting the Internet of ... Read More »

Sky makes multiplay move with Telefónica O2 MVNO deal

Sky makes multiplay move with Telefónica O2 MVNO deal Pay TV and broadband service provider, Sky, has signed an agreement with Telefónica UK to launch an MVNO on its network in early 2016. The provider is already well established in the triple-play market, providing premium television, film and sport services, along with residential broadband offerings. According to Sky, the terms ... Read More »

MVNO Blog: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO Blog: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments UK pay-TV/broadband provider British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has announced that it has signed a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) agreement with Telefonica UK, which operates under the O2 brand. Under the terms of the multi-year deal, Telefonica will give Sky wholesale access to 2G, 3G and 4G services over its ... Read More »

Sky signs with O2 to become MVNO in 2016

Sky signs with O2 to become MVNO in 2016 Operator to provide broadcaster with wholesale access to 2G, 3G and 4G services, enabling Sky to provide customers with a quad-play offeringSky has signed a deal with O2 to become an MVNO for the first time. It is scheduled to launch next year. O2 will provide Sky with wholesale access to ... Read More »

Sky responds to BT mobile attack with O2 wholesale deal

Sky responds to BT mobile attack with O2 wholesale deal Sky will launch its own mobile network next year after signing a wholesale deal with O2, in a move that could help convince competition watchdogs that Hutchison Whampoa should be allowed to buy the mobile operator. The deal overturns Sky’s long-standing aversion to mobile will be seen as mostly defensive, ... Read More »

MVNO BLOG: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO BLOG: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments Search engine giant Google Inc is planning to launch as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in the United States, technology site The Information reports, citing three people familiar with the matter. In order to facilitate its take-off, Google is expected to sign wholesale deals with Sprint Corp and T-Mobile ... Read More »