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The Phone Co-op: a business owned by its customers

In a Q&A interview for MVNOs Series, Vivian Woodell, CEO at The Phone Co-op, shared with us how The Phone Co-op was created, the service provider’s business and environmental values, the mobile industry’s potential, as well as his views on the regulatory landscape both in Europe and the UK. MVNOs Series team: Tells us about … Continue reading

Q&A interview with Federico Homberg, Deutsche Telekom

Our team spoke to Federico Homberg, Head of International Mobile Wholesale at Deutsche Telekom AG, to learn  more about the MNOs’ wholesale business, Federico’s views on what a healthy relationship between an MNO and MVNO look like and his opinion on how the e-SIM will impact the telecom industry. Can you tell us about Deutsche … Continue reading

MV-NOW: Why now is the time for MVNOs to embrace global Wi-Fi

By Mato Petrusic, VP EMEA & APAC at iPass Despite the recent trend of consolidation in the European mobile market, with BT’s £12.5bn acquisition of EE just the latest eye-watering deal, the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) remains buoyant. Indeed, there has never been a better time for MVNOs to step in as viable and … Continue reading

Q&A with David Buhan, SVP, Gemalto

Prior to e-SIM Connect, taking place in four weeks time, alongside MVNOs Networking Congress, we are conducting interviews with key players in the telecoms industry to learn their thoughts on how the eSIM technology will affect the industry as well as consumers. Last week we interviewed David Buhan, senior vice president of Gemalto, to hear … Continue reading

Q&A interview with Oki Wiranto Sarwoto, Telekomunikasi Indonesia

Telekomunikasi Indonesia talks micro segments, migrant workers and MVNO movement in Malaysia The Malaysian market is going through a consolidation stage, however, there are still new MVNOs coming to the market targeting the underserved customer niches. Service differentiation seems to be key to stay afloat in this competitive market. In a conversation with Oki Wiranto … Continue reading

How will e-SIM impact the mobile industry?

The mobile industry is still unsure about how eSIM will affect future business and therefore many are only able to predict what may happen. Ahead of eSIM Connect, 01-02 November, London, we asked some of our keynote speakers what they anticipated were the challenges, opportunities and implications of adopting embedded SIMs. According to Thomas Henze, … Continue reading