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Vodafone UK re-enters talks with Liberty Global

Vodafone UK re-enters talks with Liberty Global Vodafone has re-entered talks with Liberty Global about a possible tie-up in the UK, according to reports. The Register cites multiple unnamed sources, claiming that Vodafone execs have been locked in discussions with Liberty Global SVP and chief development officer  Andrea Salvato over a potential deal. Liberty, which owns Virgin Media in the ... Read More »

Cell C eyes new MVNO Deal

 Cell C eyes new MVNO Deal South Africa’s third biggest mobile operator, Cell C, has hinted it will rope in a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) to piggyback on its network. Presenting the company’s financial results for the year ending 31 December yesterday, Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos hinted UK-based MVNO Lycamobile will launch on South African shores although ... Read More »

MVNO giant Lycamobile to launch in SA

MVNO giant Lycamobile to launch in SA One of the world’s largest mobile virtual network operators, Lycamobile, will launch services in South Africa, Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos revealed at a media briefing on Tuesday. Though Dos Santos declined to reveal details about the launch, he confirmed the UK-headquartered company will launch an MVNO on the back of Cell ... Read More »

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

MVNO Blog guide to the week’s virtual operator developments Iran’s Saman Bank is set to become one of the country’s first MVNOs, when its subsidiary Kish Cell Pars launches under the SamanTel brand name. While the identity of the MVNO’s network partner has not yet been disclosed, SIM cards are expected to go on sale at the International Exhibition of ... Read More »

CRTC says No to “backdoor MVNO” Sugar Mobile

CRTC says No to “backdoor MVNO” Sugar Mobile The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has confirmed that recent moves to regulate wireless roaming in Canada do not require incumbents to support competitive business models based on “permanent” roaming. Background Slightly over a year ago, Ice Wireless, Inc. (Ice) applied to the CRTC for relief in a dispute with Rogers ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Iran’s ISP Shatel to Offer MVNO Services

Iran’s ISP Shatel to Offer MVNO Services Iran’s largest Internet service provider Shatel Group has been given the go-ahead to offer ‘full’ Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) affiliated to the Telecoms Ministry. According to a company press release, Shatel will offer MVNO services under the brand name ‘Shatel Mobile’. The company will sell ... Read More »

China Unicom Global Launches “CUniq” MVNO Business in America

China Unicom Global Launches “CUniq” MVNO Business in America HONG KONG, March 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On March 3, 2017, China Unicom Global Limited (“CUG“) launched “CUniq” mobile virtual network operator (“MVNO“) business in America, marking another milestone of CUG’s MVNO services development in overseas market since the successful launch of “CUniq” MVNO in Europe on December 2016. This unveiling marks ... Read More »

Aerovoyce to launch MVNO operations in Tamil Nadu circle by April

Aerovoyce to launch MVNO operations in Tamil Nadu circle by April After almost a year after DoT’s green signal for Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), India might just get its first MVNO operator soon. Aerovoyce, a Chennai-based company has received approval for MVNO operations from DoT under its parent unit called ADPAY MOBILE PAYMENT PVT. LTD. Sivakumar Kuppusamy, Founder & CEO ... Read More »