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New MVNO players to boost competition in the Peruvian mobile market

New MVNO players to boost competition in the Peruvian mobile market Over the last few years, the Peruvian telecoms regulator OSIPTEL has been introducing a series of measures to boost competition in the mobile communications market. These include the ongoing reduction of mobile termination rates (MTR) and the introduction specific regulation aimed at facilitating the entry of mobile virtual network …

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With 286K subscribers, MVNO Ting looking at ways to evolve and expand

With 286K subscribers, MVNO Ting looking at ways to evolve and expand Ting, a seven-year-old MVNO that today counts more than a quarter of a million customers, said it is now looking to expand its distribution and potentially tweak its service and pricing in response to the changing dynamics of the industry. “We are at a really interesting moment in the life …

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Connecting devices: Taking advantage of eSIM

Connecting devices: Taking advantage of eSIM Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Freelance Technology Journalist Kate O’Flaherty explores how eSIM enabled devices are already starting to hit the market and asks: what use cases will the area enable, beyond smartphones and smartwatches? Embedded Sims (eSIM) inside the …

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MVNO CUSTOMERS CHECK SOCIAL MEDIA FAR LESS THAN THOSE ON TRADITIONAL NETWORKS

MVNO CUSTOMERS CHECK SOCIAL MEDIA FAR LESS THAN THOSE ON TRADITIONAL NETWORKS 60 per cent of Brits check social media on their smartphones at least once a day, though checking social media occurs far less through mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) than traditional mobile networks. According to mobile network benchmarking company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS), 66 per cent of O2, EE, and …

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Brazil Post to offer digital wallet for MVNO customers

Brazil Post to offer digital wallet for MVNO customers The Brazilian Post Office is planning to offer a digital wallet as an option to customers of its MVNO operation Correios Celular, reports O Globo. The mobile service was launched last year in partnership with Surf Telecom. The new service will allow customers to also make deposits, withdrawals, transfers and payment …

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