Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Vitesse launches its own MVNO service – The Netherlands

Vitesse, a Dutch football club, has launched its own MVNO service by using the network capacity of KPN in the Netherlands. The company is specifically targeting the fans of the club. Customers can make voice calls at EUR 0.07 (USD 0.09) per minute under the SIM-only plan. In addition, customers can receive 70 minutes or SMS for EUR 5 (USD 6.66) per month. Other plans include EUR 9.80 (USD 13.05) for 130 minutes or SMS and EUR 12.80 (USD 17.04) for 180 minutes or SMS.

Vitesse is offering four handsets namely Sony Ericsson’s S500i, HTC’s S740, Nokia’s 6210 Navigator and Nokia’s 6300 under the plan. Vitesse subscribers will receive free calls totalling 30 minutes per month to other Vitesse subscribers on the cheapest subscription plans and up to 200 minutes on other plans. Susbcribers will also receive SMS alerts on Vitesse goals and the Vitesse Mobile Magazine.