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Youku Tudou receives #MVNO license in China

Chinese internet television company Youku Tudou has received an MVNO license from the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The Ministry has issued a fourth batch of licenses as part of its large-scale trial of opening the Chinese mobile sector up to MVNOs. Youku Tudou has recently signed an agreement with China Unicom to … Continue reading

Kickstart #MVNO’s in Africa : A look into the WiFi First and Advertising business model

Guest blog post by Sadiq Malik, Telco Strategist The story of MVNO’S in Africa is not a happy one…infact compared to MVNO’s in Europe and Latin America African MVNOs are an ongoing failure for many reasons such as an unfavourable regulatory environment , flawed business models etc. According to Informa Research there are around three … Continue reading

@RedBullMobile launches promotional tariff simplyAll Music #MVNO

Austrian MVNO Red Bull Mobile launched a Christmas promotion with the new tariff simplyAll Music, offering 1,500 texts, 1,500 minutes, 1.5 GB plus an additional promotional GB and the music streaming service Rdio with 30 million songs. The plan costs EUR 25.90 per month when subscribing between 17 November and 31 January. As part of … Continue reading

TalkTalk switches from Vodafone to O2 with #MVNO service #MVNOIS

“Multi-year deal” with Telefonica UK will see O2 provide 2G, 3G and 4G services for TalkTalk customers in UK TalkTalk has entered a new MVNO partnership with O2, bringing and end to its four year agreement with Vodafone, as it makes a play for the quad-play market. The fixed line provider previously relied on Vodafone’s … Continue reading

TalkTalk connects with Telefónica on #MVNO deal #MVNOIS

TalkTalk has made a connection with Telefónica UK to give it access to its 2G, 3G and 4G networks, as the TV and communications provider seeks to strengthen its mobile offering. Confirming the scoop by Dan Thomas, TalkTalk said it had agreed a multi-year “MVNO” (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) deal with Telefónica UK that represented … Continue reading

Virgin Mobile service starts in Saudi Arabia Dubai, 16 November 2014 #MVNOIS

Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA), the leading regional Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) group, today announced the launch of its Virgin Mobile service in Saudi Arabia, which marks the introduction of a strong new offering in the Saudi Arabian mobile telecommunications market. Last month VMMEA made regional telecommunications history by launching FRiENDi mobile as the … Continue reading

Free White Paper Download: The Subscriber Equation

Do you know how to balance your subscriber equation for loyalty and success? Four Key Factors to Gaining and Maintaining Subscriber Loyalty outlined by BeQuick Associate Sponsor of MVNO Industry Summit USA, 19-20 November 2014 Intercontinental, Dallas, USA. With this whitepaper, you will learn: How to create a successful MVNO/subscriber relationship. Why it is important … Continue reading