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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 »

Google MVNO Service Would Dynamically Choose Wireless Carrier Based On Signal Quality

Google MVNO Service Would Dynamically Choose Wireless Carrier Based On Signal Quality We first brought you news of Google’s efforts to become a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) last week. According to sources for The Information, Google has plans to partner with both Sprint and T-Mobile (America’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers respectively) to provide voice and data service. Google’s ... Read More »

Reports suggest Google MVNO launch could happen this year

Reports suggest Google MVNO launch could happen this year Numerous sources are reporting that Internet search giant Google is looking to enter the domestic mobile telecom space as a mobile virtual network operator partnering with either Sprint or T-Mobile US. While details remain sparse, a report from The Information suggests Google could be looking to offer voice and data services, ... Read More »

Verizon issues QoS warning on Google MVNO deal

Verizon issues QoS warning on Google MVNO deal by Richard Handford Verizon’s CFO Fran Shammo has flagged up potential quality-of-service concerns for smaller rivals T-Mobile US and Sprint following reports earlier this week they will provide MVNO capacity to Google. Speaking with the Financial Times, Shammo suggested the additional traffic generated by the search giant’s service could be a worry. ... Read More »