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OTT services blow up the mobile universe. Operators must act now!

The latest whitepaper from analyst house, mobilesquared, sponsored by mobile interaction specialist, tyntec reveals the latest figures and forecasts from the OTT (over the top) market, based on insight from more than 40 mobile network operators in 68 countries. The research reveals that OTT communications are set to be worth $53.7 billion by 2017, making … Continue reading

Agenda Highlights ahead of next week’s MVNOs Industry Summit Africa

With less than one week to go until the 2nd annual MVNOs Industry Summit Africa, taking place 1-2 October 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa, we are delighted to share some agenda highlights with you: Sébastien Crozier, the CEO of Orange Horizons will be talking about how to take advantage of the data opportunity, how … Continue reading

Ziggo launches MVNO targeting existing cable customers

Dutch cable player Ziggo has launched a voice MVNO, using operator Vodafone’s network. Ziggo Mobile is aimed primarily at existing Ziggo customers, and includes unlimited use of 1 million Ziggo Wi-Fi hotspots in addition to buckets of voice, SMS and data.

Virgin Media Business becomes first UK MVNO to offer 4G

UK MVNO Virgin Media business has launched 4G mobile service for public and private sector organizations, the UK’s first MVNO to do so. The LTE service, which is being offered via operator EE’s network, will be offered as part of Virgin Media Business’s full range of telecom services, including fixed service, mobile email and online … Continue reading

Why MVNOs should team with TravelSim

TravelSim is embarking on a worldwide tour to meet MVNOs over the next couple of months. TravelSim will be attending the MVNOs Industry Summit Middle East in Dubai from 23-24 September 2013, then moving on to the Cape Town MVNOs Industry Summit Africa 01-02 October 2013 and then finally attending the Bangkok MVNOs Industry Summit … Continue reading

Euronews: Single Telecom Market Is Go!

Also in today’s EMEA roundup: German mag reveals BlackBerry security flaws; EE strikes MVNO deal with Virgin Mobile; AlcaLu wins an Emmy! It’s official: the European Commission is plowing ahead with proposals for a single European market for telecom. In his State of the Union address today, EC President José Manuel Durão Barroso told delegates: … Continue reading

Exclusive Speaker Interview with Ryan Wuerch, the founder and CEO of Solavei

In the lead up to the 3nd annual MVNOs Industry Summit USA, taking place 21-22 November 2013 in Dallas, Texas, USA, we spoke to several industry experts, who will also speak at the event. Please read below the interview with Ryan Wuerch, the founder and CEO of Solavei. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you think this is a particularly … Continue reading

Virgin Mobile MEA launches in Malaysia

Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA), the leading MVNO group in the region, has further expanded its growing footprint by launching a new operation in Malaysia under its “FRiENDi mobile” brand. Malaysia is VMMEA’s fifth operation in the region, and together with the existing operations in Oman, Jordan, South Africa and Saudi Arabia, the … Continue reading

MVNOs’ Roaming Profits Soar With TravelSim

TravelSim decreases the roaming charges for the consumer and increases the roaming profits of its MVNOs TravelSim’s (www.travelsim.com) low data roaming charges eliminates the cost-concern for mobile users abroad with higher data consumption generating soaring roaming profits for its world-wide network of partner Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs). All travellers need to guard against high … Continue reading

Hungary gets new MVNO

Oil company launches new mobile service on Magyar Telekom’s network. Oil company MOL has launched a virtual mobile operation in Hungary, offering discounts to customers who also fill up at its petrol stations. MOL mobile will operate using Magyar Telekom’s network and handsets from Samsung, one of which is a smartphone, MOL said in a … Continue reading