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Spanish mobile operators launch nationwide Joyn services

– Movistar, Orange and Vodafone Subscribers Now Have Access to Fully Interoperable and Secure Rich Communications. 28 November 2012, Madrid: The GSMA today announced that Movistar, Orange and Vodafone, Spain’s three leading mobile network operators (MNOs), have launched Rich Communication Services (RCS) through the consumer-facing brand joynTM to their customers. With this launch, Spain becomes … Continue reading

Russian mobile operator MegaFon limps over line at London listing

UK investors still have good reasons to be nervous about being minority shareholders in an oligarch-dominated venture It was the largest capital raising in London by a telecoms company since 2001 and the first big Russian arrival since 2007. But MegaFon hardly sprinted over the line. The shares, which the company hoped might fetch $25 … Continue reading

Turk Telekom Mobile launched on BASE network

Turk Telekom and KPN Group Belgium have signed an agreement to launch a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) brand, Turk Telekom Mobile. Ay Yildiz, the existing brand developed by KPN’s Belgian mobile subsidiary BASE and targeting the Turkish community in Belgium, will change into Turk Telekom Mobile. A joint press release says that the … Continue reading

Tech Mahindra, iTelecom Wholesaletom to provide iVNO solutions in Australia

iTelecom Wholesale Pty Ltd, a leading wholesale only aggregator and mobile virtual network enabler ) to communication service providers, and Tech Mahindra , have entered into a  strategic partnership to provide integrated Virtual Network Operator (iVNO) solutions to the Australian market. Through this partnership, brand owners and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in Australia will … Continue reading

Virtually mobile

While there is only one mobile virtual network operator in Hungary as of now, that number could easily increase, despite the ongoing crisis and deteriorating market. Brand reselling might be lucrative for companies with a huge clientele. A mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is a wireless communications services provider that does not own the radio … Continue reading

VelaTel Acquires Hong Kong MVNO China Motion Telecom

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VelaTel Global Communications (OTCQB:VELA), a leader in deploying and operating wireless broadband and telecommunication networks worldwide, announced today that it is paying HK$45 million (approximately US$5.8 million) to acquire 100% of the capital stock of China Motion Telecom (HK) Limited. China Motion, http://www.cmmobile.com.hk/eng/, is the leading mobile … Continue reading

Post Event Report @ MVNOs Industry Summit Asia 2012 is Now Available!

At MVNOs Industry Summit Asia 2012 the friendly atmosphere amongst delegates extended to the repeated calls from the high-level MVNO/MNO speakers that a complimentary approach is needed to develop and sustain MVNO business models in Asia. Deutsche Telekom and Maxis used practical examples to illustrate how partnerships are the best way for all in the … Continue reading

Omantel’s Q3 profit climb hit by Pakistan losses

Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) yesterday announced a modest increase in third-quarter net profit that fell short of analysts’ forecasts, Reuters reported. The shortfall is largely attributed to escalating costs and underperformance from the telco’s Pakistani operator WorldCall, which sustained losses that nullified mobile broadband gains and lower asset depreciation. Net Q3 profit reported yesterday was OR28m … Continue reading

Coriolis offers BlackBerry device management platform

French MVNO Coriolis Telecom’s enterprise division, Coriolis Business Solutions, has started selling BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, RIM’s mobile device management platform. In addition to BlackBerry handsets, the service allows businesses to manage smartphones and devices running iOS and Android. (read more…) Source: TelecomPaper

Optimus to launch MVNO in a matter of days

The executive president of Portuguese mobile telephony operator Optimus, Miguel Almeida, said that the company would launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in Portugal in a matter of days. (read more…) Source: TelecomPaper