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Zero credit check #MVNO @MadstarMobile launches on @Sprint

A new MVNO has launched on Sprint’s mobile network in the USA, with the promise of requiring zero credit checks for its customers. Madstar Mobile piggybacks on Sprint’s cellular network, and subsequently promises 3G or 4G LTE to more than 96% of the USA population. According to financial analysis website credit.com, 75% of the US … Continue reading

Argentina round-up: @SeCom_Oficial publishes draft #MVNO legislation

Argentina round-up: SeCom publishes draft MVNO legislation as part of long-awaited overhaul; Clarin could throw spanner in 4G works Argentina’s Secretaria de Comunicaciones (SeCom) has published resolution 68/2014, effectively laying down the rules and procedures for the provision of services by mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). The entry of MVNOs has been planned since the … Continue reading

Serbian newspaper Alo! launches #MVNO @Vip_mobile

Alo! Mobile comes to market on Vip Mobile’s network. Serbian newspaper Alo! has launched a mobile virtual network operator using Vip Mobile’s network. Vip Mobile CEO Dejan Turk announced the launch of the MVNO on Twitter late last week. Alo! Mobile offers the “best price in Serbia,” he claimed. According to the new operator’s Website, … Continue reading

Japan’s Rakuten Inc launches cheap smartphone service #MVNO

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc said it will offer a cut-rate smartphone service for about a third of the monthly fees charged by the country’s three dominant operators, adding to increasing price competition in the sector. Japan’s smartphone services for light users are particularly expensive compared with other developed markets, prompting Rakuten and other firms … Continue reading

Exclusive Speaker Interview with David Glickman of #MVNO, Ultra Mobile

If you follow the crowd, you’re bound to fail. Telecom entrepreneur, David Glickman of Ultra Mobile gives his insight into what he sees as the top issues currently shaping the U.S MVNO Market. In your opinion, what are the top three issues currently shaping the U.S. MVNO market? Differentiation – The big four operators are … Continue reading

Sprint Delivers Industry-Leading Network Reliability and Call Performance in Albany, New York

New pricing offers the best value in wireless making it a great time to switch to Sprint ALBANY, N.Y. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 22, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that its all-new network in Albany, New York, shared first-place for network reliability and received a joint first-place RootScore® Award in call performance, according to a … Continue reading

What will Apple’s new multiple-MNO SIM mean to the #MVNO Market?

Apple’s new multiple-MNO SIM means, theoretically, that you will be able to chop and change between carriers. Apple quietly introduced a carrier-agnostic SIM card for some of its latest mobile network iPads this month. SIM cards store and authenticate a device’s subscriber identity. They’re the slivers of circuit-embedded plastic that insert into the tablet or phone. … Continue reading

Phone Family signs #MVNO deal with Three Sweden

Phone Family is to start selling mobile services under its own brand after signing a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) agreement with Three Sweden, as the Stockholm-based mobile phone and broadband services retailer seeks alternative revenue streams following the loss of key network operator partners this year. The retailer, which also sells various other gadgets … Continue reading

Artilium signs new #MVNO agreement with LDA Telecom

Artilium has, through its subsidiary United Telecom, signed a new contract with the MVNO LDA Telecom for the Belgian market. Artilium will provide mobile services and support in Belgium to LDA Telecom. LDA Telecom will offer services for the ethnic community in Belgium with a fresh and innovative offering. LDA Telecom is a startup MVNO, … Continue reading

Watch out Giv Mobile & Credo: UK #MVNO The People’s Operator plans U.S. launch

The People’s Operator (TPO), a UK-based MVNO that lets customers donate 10 percent of their bill to a charity of their choice, plans to launch in the U.S. in 2015. That could potentially increase competition for similar U.S.-based MVNOs, such as Giv Mobile and Credo Mobile, which focus on charitable giving and progressive causes. TPO … Continue reading