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Brazilian Post launches MVNO

Brazilian Post launches MVNO Brazilian postal service Correios has launched its own mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services with plans to reach a user base of eight million users nationwide within five years. The Correios Celular service had been in the making for years and is an attempt to diversify revenue sources: the Brazilian postal service has been suffering with ... Read More »

Stronger signal for US telecoms M&A – Financial Times

T-Mobile USA has oscillated between being a problem child and a wunderkind for its German owner Deutsche Telekom since it entered the US market at the turn of the century.  Yet 17 years on, the decision to pay $51bn in 2000 for Voicestream — then the sixth largest wireless company in the US — has left the German telecoms group as a ... Read More »

NCC Links Telecoms Success to Regulatory Excellence – THISDAY Newspapers

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Emma Okonji The successes recorded in the telecoms industry since the first commercial rollout of GSM services in Nigeria in 2001, would not have been achieved, if not for the regulatory excellence deployed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, made the remark at the just concluded Mobile ... Read More »

Canadian telecoms making millions unlocking phones – KelownaNow

Canadian telecoms saw a massive 75% jump in revenue from unlocking phones in 2016. In total, Canadians seven telecom companies made $37.7 million last year by charging customers to unlock their cell phones. Telecoms often order locked phones from manufacturers that are programmed to work only with their service. Then they charge a fee — typically $50 — to unlock ... Read More »

TSX Down 40 Points With All Sectors Bar Telecoms in The Red … – Nasdaq

Shutterstock photo The TSX is down 41 points this morning on mostly negative sectors. Healthcare and energy are the biggest losers, down 1.28% and 0.42% respectively. Telecoms is the sole gainer, up 0.14%. Canada posted a third consecutive monthly trade surplus in January — Statistics Canada reported a surplus of C$807 million. Statscan also cut December’s surplus to C$447 million ... Read More »

NCC decries telecoms firms quality of service – Guardian

NCC Building The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), yesterday in Abuja charged telecommunications firms in the country to improve their quality of service in the interest of consumers and sustained service delivery by industry players. The telecoms regulatory body told the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) after their meeting that it was important to review the quality of their services as the ... Read More »

Telecoms entrepreneur warns there's little future in pure connectivity – The Stack

Telecoms developer and owner Alexey Reznikovich has warned the industry that it needs to specialise and diversify into portal offerings in order to remain profitable in an increasing climate of convergence and heterogeneity in the market. Speaking recently at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Reznikovich – a key holder in the $35 billion Altimo telecoms group, spun off from the ... Read More »

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments China Unicom Global (CUG) has launched a new CUniq-branded MVNO business in the United States, following the successful launch of its UK MVNO in December 2016. Expanding on CUniq UK’s approach, which permits data connectivity in 45 countries, CUniq US has increased the accessible global footprint to 47 countries. Further, mirroring ... Read More »