Friday, 27 February 2009

IKEA set to offer MVNO services - Spain

According to El Economista (local newspaper), IKEA, a Swedish Group, has collaborated with Telefonica, British Telecom and Vodafone to launch fixed, mobile telephony and Internet services in Spain. IKEA will launch its MVNO service under the brand name Ventaja Movil (Mobile Advantage) using Vodafone Spain's mobile network.

Ventaja Movil customers will receive free mobile calls (no call set-up fee) within the same network on payment of EUR 10 (USD 12.81) per month. National calls to other mobile operators’ networks are available at EUR 0.10 (USD 0.13) per minute along with the call set-up fee of EUR 0.15 (USD 0.19). Customers who choose to switch their mobile numbers to Ventaja Movil will also be provided with discounts on mobile handsets.