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Vodafone and Ericsson Showcase Virtualized 5G Core in Roaming Demo

Vodafone and Ericsson joined forces in Portugal and Spain in what was a fairly novel way to display the capabilities of the Sweden-based vendor’s virtualized 5G core network technology and how it can support mobile roaming between 5G networks in two different countries. The demo involved the use of two vehicles that travelled across the Minho River between Tui in ... Read More »

Vodafone Portugal and Spain conduct first 5G mobile roaming session

Vodafone Portugal and Vodafone Spain, in partnership with Ericsson, have hosted the first 5G mobile roaming session. This milestone took place through a gaming demonstration, with two professional ESL players facing each other in real time while crossing the border between Valenca and Tui connected to the 5G network of Vodafone Portugal and Vodafone Spain.  Eight 5G antennas were used, ... Read More »

Operators urged to embrace roaming innovation

LIVE FROM WEMEET EUROPE 2019, CASCAIS, PORTUGAL: Mobile operators have yet to embrace the kind of innovation which has taken place elsewhere when it comes to roaming services, a panel of executives said. In much of the world, the roaming market has undergone significant transformation in recent years, driven in no small part by changes in regulation altering the nature ... Read More »

Vodafone, Ericsson demo 5G roaming for eSports

Vodafone and Ericsson held an unusual demo this week to show off global roaming features of 5G and “mobility gaming.”   For the technical demonstration, Vodafone brought two prominent eSports gamers from the Vodafone Giants team to play a game as they crossed the border between Portugal and Spain. The two gamers traveled in two separate cars as they played ... Read More »

Malaysia's redONE launches mobile services in Singapore

RedONE has launched mobile services in Singapore. The operator has started a month-long trial of its postpaid mobile services. RedONE was set up in 2012 as a provider of postpaid mobile services in Malaysia. The company has now expanded its services to Singapore and will start offering tariff plans with prices ranging from SGD 8 to SGD 28 per month.  ... Read More »

RCB Sponsors Roaming Reading Scavenger Hunt

Reading, MA – Reading Cooperative Bank (RCB) will be hosting a two-week-long scavenger hunt around Reading to commemorate the Town’s 375th Anniversary. The contest will span the entire 375 celebration, from May 31st thru June 15th. To participate, entrants must download GooseChase, a free scavenger hunt app, from the app store on their mobile device. Players must search for Roaming ... Read More »

More room to roam with drinks as Mobile expands entertainment districts

Mobile’s downtown entertainment district got a lot bigger on Tuesday, after the Mobile City Council endorsed a boundary expansion that includes much of the city’s waterfront and along St. Louis Street. The votes were unanimous. The move now allows patrons to drink alcoholic beverages outdoors as long as the beverages are contained within a 16-ounce cup purchased from inside a ... Read More »

Beeline Uzbekistan expands LTE roaming services

Mobile operator Beeline Uzbekistan has launched LTE roaming services in 22 additional states, reports The list of states includes 10 EU-countries, including Austria, Belgium, France, Poland Estonia, and four CIS-states, including Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus.  The operator launched its LTE roaming services in June 2018. Share this post if you enjoyed! 🙂 Source link Read More »

redOne debuts in Singapore with $8-$28 mobile monthly plans, free data-roaming in Malaysia

SINGAPORE – In a trial launch of its postpaid services, mobile virtual network operator redOne on Wednesday (May 22) started offering its new low-cost mobile plans in Singapore, with monthly plans ranging from $8 to $28. redOne is known as a budget postpaid mobile services provider in Malaysia, and has more than a million active users. In Singapore, redOne uses StarHub’s mobile network ... Read More »

Optus launches international usage and roaming add-ons for prepay customers

Australian mobile operator Optus has launched a suite of international usage and roaming add-ons for prepay customers. The new Optus prepay add-ons include AUD 5 International Talk and AUD 20 Roam Data.  Customers who activate the AUD 5 International Talk add-on will receive up to 300 minutes for standard international voice calls to 50 selected destinations. This service is valid ... Read More »