Thursday, 30 August 2012
CyCell has launched OwnFone, an MVNO targeting (but not exclusively) the worrying parents of children who need a phone but neither need or can be trusted with an expensive all out offer. The phones on offer are palm size and slim with the added benefit of being pre-programmed with a maximum of 12 numbers each of which gets its own button naming the call receiver. The idea is to provide a reduced risk handset to children and those who only want calling in an emergency. There is no texting and no Internet facility.
Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Porto Seguro Telecom, a joint venture between the insurance firm Porto Seguro and MVNE Datora Telecom, has launched services in Brazil. The service is initially targeting 2000 M2M in-vehicle subscribers for its vehicle tracking service, with the hope of expanding this to 450,000. As reported by RCR Wireless.