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Sky trials mobile with Vodafone

Sky trials mobile with Vodafone   Sky is tipped to ink a mobile deal with Vodafone following a trial that saw the operator offer its mobile services to Sky customers. If the trial is successful it could open the door to Vodafone supplying mobile deals to Sky’s base of 5 million customers. The trial, which targeted around 200,000 handpicked Sky ... Read More »

Super Zero credit check MVNO launches on Sprint

Super Zero credit check MVNO launches on Sprint A new MVNO has launched on Sprint’s mobile network in the USA, with the promise of requiring zero credit checks for its customers. Madstar Mobile piggybacks on Sprint’s cellular network, and subsequently promises 3G or 4G LTE to more than 96% of the USA population. According to financial analysis website credit.com, 75% ... Read More »

The idiosyncratic internet

One of the many great things about the internet is the freedom it allows. There are no constraints on space and distance, the cost of participation is very low and within the boundaries of the law, nothing is off-limits. The flip-side of all this lovely freedom is that anyone can participate, even strange people, and furthermore they’re also free to ... Read More »

Zero credit check MVNO launches on Sprint

Madstar Mobile launches on Sprint’s network A new MVNO has launched on Sprint’s mobile network in the USA, with the promise of requiring zero credit checks for its customers. Madstar Mobile piggybacks on Sprint’s cellular network, and subsequently promises 3G or 4G LTE to more than 96% of the USA population. According to financial analysis website credit.com, 75% of the ... Read More »

Ofcom shares UK strategy

Ofcom wants to ensure a connected UK Ofcom has published a report outlining its strategy to ensure all UK citizens benefit from communications services as much as possible. The report, titled Citizens and Communications Services, examines the availability, accessibility and affordability of said services in the UK. The regulator stated the report shows progress made in the last decade to ... Read More »

Telstra chooses AppDirect for cloud app store

Telstra targets the cloud Australian incumbent telco Telstra has selected AppDirect’s application marketplace technology to power its cloud app store. The platform will allow Telstra to offer a one-stop-shop for cloud-based apps for business users, and is going live initially with services offered by Box (cloud-based storage and collaboration) and Docusign (digital signing software). Daniel Saks, co-founder and co-CEO of ... Read More »

SoftBank eyeing up América Móvil wireless assets – report

SoftBank’s CEO Masayoshi Son ponders América Móvil assets SoftBank is considering buying the wireless assets of Carlos Slim-owned América Móvil, according to a report. Apparently the Japanese tech giant has asked US subsidiary firm Spint’s CEO Marcelo Claure to gather information on the business up for sale on its behalf. América Móvil said in July it plans to sell some ... Read More »

Smartspace deploys I-New, Comsys’s MVNE in a box service

Smartspace deploys I-New, Comsys’s MVNE in a box service Austrian MVNE SmartSpace has deployed the MVNE in a Box service from Austria-based I-New and Netherlands-based Comsys. The MVNO/MVNE in a Box solution contains many features such as: real-time IN Services, voicemail, SMS-C, USSD gateway, messaging services, postpaid, prepaid, MMS, real-time convergent charging and rating engine, CRM, and wholesales billing. http://www.telecompaper.com Read More »

MVNOs set to compete on different terms

MVNOs set to compete on different terms Few market segments have seen as much upheaval across the mobile industry as the mobile virtual network operator space. Having at various times been the belle of the ball and the one left behind to clean up after a raucous party, MVNOs have seen market extremes. MVNOs have recently begun to make a ... Read More »