Thursday, 13 October 2011

MVNO Headlines - 13 October 2011


KPN shuts down Spanish MVNO unit 40 Movil
Telecompaper (subscription)
KPN provided its 40 Movil services in partnership with Spanish music radio station Los 40 Principales. 40 Movil customers are now invited to port their number free of charge to the Simyo network, which is also a KPN MVNO subsidiary.

Ensercom ends MVNE agreement with Vodafone Germany
Telecompaper (subscription)
The e-mail is sent to absolut mobil, Yukoono and MoBlack customers and offers the possibility to transfer their mobile number for free to another mobile service provider, MVNO or mobile operator. Ensercom recommends customers to change to Vodafone ...

Sim Only Provider GiffGaff Surveys UK Youth
Simcards.co.uk (blog)
A study conducted on behalf of GiffGaff, a sim only MVNO (mobile virtual network operator), has found that there are many unfair stereotypes levelled against the youth of today in modern Britain. While the recent riots which spread across the country ...
Auchan Telecom launches social mobile tariff
Telecompaper (subscription)
French MVNO Auchan Telecom has launched its mobile social tariff, aimed at people on RSA benefits, offering 40 minutes of calls and 40 SMS a month for EUR 8.99. To obtain the government label, such a service must cost under EUR 10. ...

Ortel Mobile launches services in Switzerland
Telecompaper (subscription)
Pre-paid MVNO Ortel Mobile, a subsidiary of KPN, has announced the launch of services in Switzerland. Ortel Mobile targets multi-cultural communities who make frequent overseas calls and already operates in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, ...