Friday, 7 October 2011

MVNO Headlines - 07 October 2011

Stonehenge Telecom Unveils Stonehenge Mobile, Signs MVNO Partnership with Sprint
TMC Net
As part of expanding its services, Stonehenge Telecom signed a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) deal with wireless major Sprint to access the Sprint (News - Alert) 3G network that reaches more than 274 million people. “We are very excited to be a ...
Munoth, G' Five form venture
The Hindu
The venture will focus on three core areas — handsets and smart communication device, VAS solutions and MVNO space (mobile virtual network operator). Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, Winston Zhang, Chairman, Munoth G' Five Telecom, ...
FRiENDi GROUP Awarded Best MVNO Award for Second Consecutive Year at Telecoms ...
Teletechwire (press release)
Dubai, UAE (Teletechwire): FRiENDi GROUP, the leading MVNO/MVNE provider in the region is the proud winner of the prestigious Best MVNO award revealed last night at the 5th Annual Telecoms World Middle East Awards dinner ceremony. ...


A 5.5 on the Spencer Scale
Telecoms.com
Meanwhile a new MVNO launched here in the UK this week, focusing specifically on the African migrant population, and claiming a first in terms of mobile remittance. Vizz Africa, owned by QiComm, which already operates Dialog Vizz for the UK's Sri ...
BuckSense Chooses HasOffers for Affiliate Tracking Platform
MarketWatch (press release)
... the sale of mobile messaging solutions, the sale and installation of remote surveillance and security systems, the sale of mobile telecommunications services as MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) in Italy and the sale of advertising services. ...

Thursday, 6 October 2011

MVNO Headlines - 06 October 2011

Stonehenge Telecom Signs Contract with Sprint
PR Web (press release)
Stonehenge Telecom has signed a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement with Sprint which allows the company access to the Sprint 3G network, which reaches over 274 million people. Stonehenge Mobile has several feature-filled, bundled packages ...

Cox Unclear if They'll Offer iPhone 4S
Dslreports
by Karl Bode 4 minutes ago tags: business · cable · Cox HSI Now that Sprint has finally gotten the iPhone, will Cox Communications offer the device to customers now that they're effectively a Sprint MVNO? In a rambling, not-really-specific statement to ...

Yallo cut cost of calls to Africa, Asia, Latin America
Telecompaper (subscription)
Sunrise's prepaid MVNO Yallo is cutting the cost of overseas calls to various destinations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. New Yallo prepaid customers will benefit from these price reductions until end-2011. Calls to countries such as China, ...

PrimeTel Mobile launches voicemail, missed call notification
Telecompaper (subscription)
Cypriot MVNO PrimeTel Mobile extended the range of its services by launching the new voicemail and missed call notification services. Voicemail service has already been activated for all PrimeTel customers and will be automatically activated for new ...

Telecom 'cloud billing' market ready to soar
ConnectedPlanet
Companies such as Zuora, recently selected by Tata Communications to provide cloud services; Aria, selected by TeleDanmark's broadband YouSee service; Cycle30 selected to rollout MVNE and MVNO services in Africa and MetraTech who created a new cloud ...

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

MVNO Headlines - 04 October 2011

New MVNO targets Africans working in UK
Telecoms.com
A new MVNO has launched in the UK, targeted exclusively at the African migrant community, claiming to be the first player to launch prepaid mobile credit transfer over SMS between the UK and Africa. The service effectively allows African callers to ...


XO Selects Sprint Wholesale for FMC Solution
Channel Partners
XO will not be reselling Sprint's wireless services in a traditional MVNO relationship, the spokesperson said. Instead, XO will leverage Sprint's WMI services and wireless network to offer a new fixed mobile convergence solution that extending PBX or ...


Rumours point to Google becoming an MVNO
GoMo News
Details are very scarce but the cellular world has been rocked by suggestions that Google could well be in the throes of becoming an MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator). It's not so unbelievable given that the famed search engine company has begun ..



Macedonia's first MVNO to start operations in 2012
Telecompaper (subscription)
The first virtual mobile network operator (MVNO) in Macedonia is expected to start operations in January 2012, according to a report in local business daily 'Kapital'. The company in question, a unit of World Teleconnect International Holding, ...
 


New MVNO targets African community in UK
Telecompaper (subscription)
Vizz Mobile has launched a new MVNO in the UK called Vizz Africa to serve the African community. Vizz Africa claims to offer the UK's first pre-paid airtime credit transfer from the UK to Africa. This service will allow Vizz Africa customers to ...


Double portion of prepaid LG Android handsets coming to Net10
Engadget
The MVNO is offering up the LG Optimus Net prepaid with a 3.2-inch HVGA display, 800MHz processor, 3MP camera (though Net10's site wrongly mentions 5MP), Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G and an included 4GB microSD card expandable to 32GB. ...


Net10 Prepares The LG Optimus Q and Optimus Net on their $50 Contract Free ...
Phandroid.com
In case you're not too familiar with Net10, they are a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) and a brand of TracFone offering both pay-as-you-go and prepaid monthly options. For only $50 you can get unlimited text, data and voice piggy backing on ...


Masmovil launches Libre mobile voice, data bundle
Telecompaper (subscription)
Spanish MVNO Masmovil has launched a tariff plan dubbed 'Libre'. The service is available with no call set-up fee, minimum consumption or tie-in period. Libre service users will be charged 8.5 eurocents per minute for national voice calls. ...


How Will We Feel Tomorrow?
iSource
It seems that just about every carrier on the planet has been tied to one iPhone design or the other at some point, even going as far as the small regional T-Mobile MVNO Cincinnati Bell, who accidentally leaked a placeholder site for the iPhone 5 ...


Sharp to design first LTE smartphones, tablets for LightSquared
ConnectedPlanet
If Best Buy becomes a full-bore wireless MVNO offering smartphones, things get more complicated. But it may choose to simply offer a VoIP service, using the same LTE network for voice and data. Sharp has its work cut out for it. ...