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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 »

Virgin renews oldest MVNO deal until 2021

Virgin renews oldest MVNO deal until 2021 Liberty Global’s Virgin Media arm in UK renews 17-year-old MVNO deal with BT’s EE Liberty Global’s UK operation Virgin Media has agreed a five-year deal for BT’s EE to provide wholesale mobile services. The mobile virtual network operation (MVNO) deal is a renewal of the world’s first-ever MVNO agreement, which was launched in ... Read More »

What’s next for mobile networks?

What’s next for mobile networks? There is no question about it, data has become an integral part of our daily lives. The ability to access data as and when we need it from our mobile phones is now something that we all just expect and some of us even take for granted. The cost of data, especially in 2016, regardless ... Read More »

Mobile Games Are Shaking Up The Advertising Business

Mobile Games Are Shaking Up The Advertising Business Mobile Games in the past have never received much respect from the advertising world. Advertisers generally believed that associating a brand with a game only made sense for brands that gamers stereotypically love, like Pepsi or Walkers Crisp etc. New research from Mintel reveals that mobile devices are the most popular platform ... Read More »

Reference guide to US carrier bands and networks

Reference guide to US carrier bands and networks In the market for a new smartphone? Have you considered purchasing something unlocked instead of dealing with a service provider? Did you know you could even do such a thing? Indeed, it’s not unlike buying a computer and then picking out the internet provider. Many of today’s top phones can be purchased ... Read More »

EU operators’ 5G manifesto misses the point

EU operators’ 5G manifesto misses the point Never before have events coincided so neatly to demonstrate the gap between mobile operators’ thinking about 5G, and how future networks will really be deployed for disruptive effect. While Europe’s leading MNOs were presenting a backwards-looking “5G Manifesto” to the European Commission, veiling pleas for net neutrality special treatment with promises of 5G ... Read More »

UK first as Welsh MVNO launched

UK first as Welsh MVNO launched UK’s first network targeting one particular country has launched, RWG Mobile will aim to meet the service needs of mobile customers in Wales specifically. Hosted on Three’s network through the x-Mobility MVNE platform. The new brand hopes it will stand out by giving customers multiple numbers and profiles on one device, as well as ... Read More »

Google MVNO offers data in Europe thanks to Three

Google MVNO offers data in Europe thanks to Three Customers on Google’s MVNO Project Fi will be able to use international data services outside the US thanks to a deal with Three Group’s international MVNO platform Hue. The agreement represents another significant step in the expansion of Google’s MVNO which was launched in 2015. It’s a significant coup for Hue, ... Read More »