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Xiaomi debuts MVNO service with new flagship device

Chinese device manufacturer Xiaomi has launched an MVNO to compete with the country’s three major incumbents. Operating as Mi Mobile, Xiaomi will offer a prepaid plan which charges CNY0.1 for each voice minute, SMS and 1MB of data, as well as a post-paid tariff which provides users with 3GB of 4G data for a monthly … Continue reading


U.K. Consumers the First in Europe to Benefit from Free Voice, Data and Text for Life LOS ANGELES, CA & LONDON, U.K. – SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 – U.K. residents can now receive completely free mobile service. FreedomPop today announced that its much-anticipated 100 percent free mobile service is now available throughout the U.K., offering 200 … Continue reading

How to stimulate the convergence of financial and telecom industries through a mobile payment platform

The core functionality for Mobile Payments are Cash-In/cash-Out, P2P money transfer, Voucher transfer, Buy Airtime for phone, Bill Payment (Utilities), Pay for goods in a store, Bank Transfers, and bulk disbursements such as salaries. In order to support the above functionality, it is possible for banks to evolve into Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO)’s and … Continue reading

Mobile Vikings plans new business model

Belgian MVNO Mobile Vikings is developing a new business model, in anticipation of new EU regulation. Its Viking Deals will form a central part of the new offer, director Hans Similon said in an interview with Bloovi. He expects many mobile providers will need to rethink their services if roaming surcharges are banned from 2017 … Continue reading