Tuesday, 11 October 2011

MVNO Headlines - 11 October 2011

Elephant Talk and SpeakUp Sign a MVNO Contract
MarketWatch (press release)
... www.elephanttalk.com ), an international provider of business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industries, today announced that it has signed a Mobile Network Virtual Operator (MVNO) agreement with SpeakUp. ...
Redknee Solutions Enters Latin America With New Multi-Million Dollar MVNO ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Under the service agreement, Redknee will deploy and manage its end-to-end billing solution, allowing the MVNO to benefit from Redknee's real-time converged billing expertise as it concentrates on launching branding and marketing campaigns. ...
Micro-P launches '360′ consumer MVNO SIM
Mobile News
Micro-P has entered the MVNO market with a "unique" deal, which allows customers to pay for their texts, minutes and data for the duration of their contract term. The MVNO – '360 Mobile' – runs off the Three network and will be targeted at both the ...
Vodafone 'declines to bid' for Lebara
Global Telecoms Business
European MVNO Lebara's hopes to raise the value of its sales process have been dashed by its partner Vodafone's refusal to bid for the operator, according to reports in the UK. Initial bids for the sale, to be conducted by Royal Bank of Scotland, ...
Voice resale by mobile operators like Bharti Airtel and others could be a game ...
Economic Times
The reseller will not need to invest in infrastructure as is the case with the MVNO (mobile virtual network operators) model. Currently this is prohibited. Successive telecom policies , NTP '94 and NTP '99 have either discouraged resale of voice or ...
Israel's government wants investor partner for its proposed fiber network
FierceTelecom
... Israel's Communication Minister, who said the telecom industry "is in need of a new player" previously awarded two wireless licenses to two new operators and has allowed other service providers to become Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO). ...
TTK applies for phone numbers for its MVNO
Telecompaper (subscription)
Russian operator TTK has submitted an application to the state communications agency Rossvyaz for one million telephone numbers for its MVNO, reported Kommersant. It is expected that mobile operators MTS and Megafon will cooperate with TTK on the issue ...
IndiaWatch: Draft NTP Permits Voice Resale
Light Reading India
The move paves the way for the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) model, which is currently prohibited. (See NTP 2011: RIP Domestic Roaming! and NTP 2011: Govt Allows Spectrum Sharing.) The draft policy also favors the abolition of national roaming ...
Sprint ID Celebrates One-year Anniversary with Six Million ID Pack Downloads ...
MarketWatch (press release)
--All Things Digital For content providers like MTV, the Sprint ID pack format represents an opportunity to deliver content directly to the mobile audience--in many ways, its approach recalls the MVNO model, but without the service plans and handsets. ...