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With Spectrum Mobile launch, Charter joins Comcast in MVNO space

With Spectrum Mobile launch, Charter joins Comcast in MVNO space Charter and Comcast are both using Verizon spectrum for mobile services As traditional cable companies increasingly enter the wireless area and wireless companies look to leverage their networks to provide mobile video content, Charter Communications entered the fray June 30 with the launch of its Spectrum Mobile talk, text and ... Read More »

Editor’s Corner—Charter’s Spectrum Mobile MVNO almost a mirror image of Xfinity Mobile, with slightly higher prices and fewer options

Editor’s Corner—Charter’s Spectrum Mobile MVNO almost a mirror image of Xfinity Mobile, with slightly higher prices and fewer options Charter—the nation’s third-largest cable operator—quietly launched the website for its Spectrum Mobile MVNO. The move offers the market a glimpse into exactly how it plans to tackle the mobile market. Based on a brief perusal of the Spectrum Mobile website, Charter’s mobile strategy ... Read More »

MVNO users less likely to check social media

MVNO users less likely to check social media Users are more likely to share images on Whatsapp than publicly on Facebook social media accounts compared to those of the big four, according to a study by Global Wireless Solutions (GWS). GWS, a mobile network benchmarking company, found that on average 34 per cent of TalkTalk Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Sky Mobile and ... Read More »

Verizon’s new MVNO keeps insisting it’s not an MVNO

Verizon’s new MVNO keeps insisting it’s not an MVNO Earlier this year, it emerged that Verizon is very stealthily funding a company called Visible, which is offering a slightly different kind of wireless service. Subscribers currently need an invite to join, and if they manage to sneak in, they get a slightly restricted unlimited plan for $40, including unlimited calling ... Read More »

UK mobile operator Three launches Superdrug Mobile MVNO

UK mobile operator Three launches Superdrug Mobile MVNO Mobile operator Three is launching an MVNO with health and beauty business Superdrug – the latest such deal aimed at boosting operators’ presence in an increasingly challenging market. The venture is not as surprising as it might sound, as Superdrug was sold to continental drugstore Kruidvat in 2001, which in turn was ... Read More »

How e-Sim will disrupt operators, manufacturers and MVNOs

How e-Sim will disrupt operators, manufacturers and MVNOs Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece, Tech Journalist Kate O’Flaherty explores the opportunities and challenges presented by the embedded sim cards. The benefits of embedded Sim are far reaching. The technology – which sees the physical Sim card replaced ... Read More »

Flash Mobile MVNO to launch on TigoUne network in Colombia

Flash Mobile MVNO to launch on TigoUne network in Colombia TigoUne (Millicom) will be hosting a new MVNO called Flash Mobile on its network starting this month, reports La Republica, citing TigoUne president Marcelo Cataldo. Flash Mobile will be the country’s eighth mobile operator, competing with the MVNOs Virgin Mobile, Avantel, Exito. ETB and Uff Movil as well as the ... Read More »

Analyst: Cable MVNOs to steal 50% of all wireless customer additions by 2020

Analyst: Cable MVNOs to steal 50% of all wireless customer additions by 2020 Charter, the nation’s third largest cable operator, is widely expected to launch its Spectrum Mobile MVNO in the coming weeks. And that effort likely will result in some serious challenges to the nation’s wireless network operators in the coming years. “Wireless executives had been dismissive of cable’s ... Read More »

MVNO Danycom opens first shop in Krasnodar

MVNO Danycom opens first shop in Krasnodar Russian MVNO Danycom has opened its first branded retail outlet. The shop is based in the city of Krasnodar. The operator also plans to open shops in Moscow, St Petersburg and Sochi this year. The MVNO works on the network of mobile operator Tele2 Russia. www.telecompaper.com Read More »