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South Africa’s latest MVNO with its own Social Messaging System

South Africa’s latest MVNO with its own Social Messaging System South Africa is about to get yet another virtual network operator from a rather unlikely source. Nope, it’s not a retailer, an Austrian beverage company, or even a bank. Instead, it’s Malawi-born church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who’s entering the market with his own, eponymous network. The alternatively-titled Prophet Shepherd ... Read More »

China MVNOs double user base to 43M through 2016

China MVNOs double user base to 43M through 2016 China’s 37 MVNOs more than doubled their subscriber base during 2016 to 43 million, which represents 3 per cent of the country’s mobile connections. According to C114.net, the largest MVNO Snail Mobile holds more than eight million subscribers, while seven players each have more than two million mobile connections. Combined, the eight operators control ... Read More »

5G Auto Group Backs C-V2X Technology, Preps for Trials

5G Auto Group Backs C-V2X Technology, Preps for Trials The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) has doubled its membership in the past couple of months and is now preparing to work on technology trials and develop business models for the next generation of connected vehicles. The group was established in September by founding members Audi, BMW Group, Daimler, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, ... Read More »

Why Naspers should launch an MVNO

Why Naspers Should Launch an MVNO Mobile network operators need to adopt content-intensive strategies because “over-the-top” (OTT) services will continue to impact their average revenue per user (Arpu) negatively. Cell C has responded to these threats by hosting mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) like FNB Connect on its network, dramatically improving client acquisition rates and revenue growth, while forming partnerships ... Read More »

Networks Predict Customer Service Boost in 2017

 Networks Predict Customer Service Boost in 2017 The UK mobile consumer is more powerful than ever, and changes to what they expect from and how they manage their mobile tariffs will impact how operators communicate with them in 2017. Three’s director of customer strategy Danny Dixon explains: ‘Your existing customer base is the core of your business and the best ... Read More »

2017 Telecom Trends

2017 Telecom Trends The telecom industry is at the forefront of leading the transformation the world is witnessing. With the evolving technologies and surging demand of data, solution providers will be addressing the needs of expanding infrastructure developments. The key trends consolidating in 2017 are: Network Infra Innovation: Getting more from existing networks and reducing operational cost is on the ... Read More »

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2017

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2017 We’re all addicted to our smartphones. We’re constantly downloading apps to run on them, trying to figure out how to get their batteries to last as long as possible, and working to make the most of the storage capacity we have. While we all love and spend tons of time with the ... Read More »

British and Malaysian firms seeking MVNA/MVNO partnerships with TOT

British and Malaysian firms seeking MVNA/MVNO partnerships with TOT LYCAMOBILE AND ENABLING ASIA TECH IN APPROACHES TO STATE FIRM BRITISH COMPANY Lycamobile and Enabling Asia Tech from Malaysia have approached state telecoms company TOT on possible partnership deals, said Rungsun Channarukul, TOT’s senior executive vice president for the mobile unit. Lycamobile wants to be the state agency’s MVNO (mobile virtual ... Read More »

Ultra Mobile taps diverse MVNO platforms in battle with established carriers

Ultra Mobile taps diverse MVNO platforms in battle with established carriers MVNO provider Ultra Mobile uses diverse brand offerings as it competes against established players like T-Mobile and Sprint. On this week’s Carrier Wrap, we speak with Ultra Mobile on its position in the mobile virtual network operator space and how it looks to differentiate its various brands against established ... Read More »

Sky launches UK MVNO on O2’s network

Sky launches UK MVNO on O2’s network Sky’s new MVNO Sky Mobile has launched in the UK, offering data rollovers and synchronisation with the broadband provider’s digital TV platform. Sky Mobile runs on Telefonica’s UK network as part of a wholesale MVNO agreement struck in 2015. The TV company announced plans to launch its mobile division in November. It will ... Read More »