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Spain’s Jazztel confirms interest in Yoigo

Spain’s Jazztel confirms interest in Yoigo   Jazztel, a Spanish fixed-line operator and MVNO, confirmed media speculation it was in discussions about acquiring TeliaSonera’s majority stake in Yoigo – Spain’s smallest mobile network operator (MNO) – through a stock market filing. In a separate statement, TeliaSonera also acknowledged the discussion with Jazztel “as well as other parties”, in line with earlier ... Read More »

Telefonica determined to dominate the cloud

Telefonica determined to dominate the cloud Eduardo Mendez Polo, Head of IT Cloud & Low Cost at Telefonica has told an audience at Broadband World Forum that there are still opportunities available for mobile operators in cloud. He said: “We may be late to the table but, like all operators, we have had different priorities. The cloud market is very ... Read More »

Four new MVNO telecom license categories soon

Four new MVNO telecom license categories soon The Minister of Communications Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has hinted that the telecom industry regulator, National Communication Authority (NCA) has created four new license categories for the industry but stopped short of saying when those licenses would be up for grabs. The license categories are MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) Licenses, Unified Licenses, ... Read More »

Lycamobile launches MVNO with Telekom Romania

Lycamobile launches MVNO with Telekom Romania Lycamobile will launch Romania’s first MVNO through a partnership with Cosmote Romania, which was recently rebranded as Telekom Romania, according to local publication Economica.net citing the operator’s representatives. Lycamobile will provide voice and data services both via prepaid cards as well as postpaid tariff plans and enters a market where the penetration rate of ... Read More »

Hon Hai May end up Selling the iPhone 6 in China as an MVNO

Hon Hai May end up Selling the iPhone 6 in China as an MVNO A mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is a wireless communications services provider that does not own the wireless network infrastructure over which the MVNO provides services to its customers. An MVNO enters into a business agreement with a mobile network operator to obtain bulk access to ... Read More »

China’s MVNOs face slowing sales in debut operations

China’s MVNOs face slowing sales in debut operations Since China’s authorities issued the first licenses in Dec. 2013, 25 mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) so far have gained just 200,000 users, while only half of the 25 operators actually have begun operations, reports financial news portal Caixin. A MVNO is a wireless communications services provider that does not own the ... Read More »

T-Mobile MVNO, Solavei, planning to introduce ‘Phase Two’ in October

T-Mobile MVNO, Solavei, planning to introduce ‘Phase Two’ in October LAS VEGAS–T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) MVNO Solavei plans to launch its “phase two” services on Oct. 1, said CEO Ryan Wuerch. He said phase two would include a new compensation scheme, a refined focus on the Hispanic market and new offerings on its Solavei Marketplace program. Wuerch declined to provide exact ... Read More »

Sprint MVNO TextNow launches Touch Mobile prepaid brand

Sprint MVNO TextNow launches Touch Mobile prepaid brand Sprint (NYSE:S) MVNO TextNow, a no-contract service from Waterloo, Ont.-based startup Enflick, announced the launch of its new prepaid brand Touch Mobile. Touch Mobile is aimed at expanding the company’s services into the prepaid space via low-cost, Wi-Fi-first service plans and inexpensive handsets. TextNow started in 2009 as an over-the-top messaging service, ... Read More »

FRiENDi plans to unveil 4G service in Oman

FRiENDi plans to unveil 4G service in Oman   Muscat: FRiENDi Mobile, the third largest mobile service provider in Oman, is planning to launch 4G (fourth generation of mobile telecommunication technology) service within a year, besides setting up exclusive flagship stores in different regions to support customers and strengthen its presence across the country. “We will find the right time ... Read More »

Start-up IoT MVNO aims to disrupt M2M market with value connectivity offer

Start-up IoT MVNO aims to disrupt M2M market with value connectivity offer   A new Internet of Things (IoT) MVNO has launched claiming to be the first affordable pan-European GSM connectivity provider for M2M services. CoSwitched said it can connect machines in 23 countries via a state-of-the-art platform that enables voice, messaging and data services. The Portugal-based company said it ... Read More »