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Slovenska Posta looking to invest up to EUR2m in new Slovak MVNO

Slovakia’s national mail operator Slovenska Posta is looking to invest up to EUR2 million (USD2.2 million) to take a 20% stake in its proposed mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) venture Postatel, which is to be set up under a memorandum of understanding with the country’s newest mobile provider, SWAN. According to local news portal Mobilmania, … Continue reading

Aspenta acquires Polish MVNO CallFreedom

Aspenta, a developer of M2M technology and IoT, and a global OEM roaming services provider, has announced the strategic acquisition of CallFreedom, an international Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in Poland. The acquisition will add three important components to Aspenta’s growth strategy: the addition of a licensed MVNO, the enhancement of the company’s expertise in … Continue reading

China forecasts MVNO users will reach 50 million in 2015

China’s regulator the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has made a forecast that the number of MVNO users in the country will reach 50 million by the end of 2015, a market share of around 3% then. China issued MVNO licenses to 11 private enterprises at the end of December 2013. Source: Informa … Continue reading

Multimedia Polska Offers Subscribers Mobile Services

The Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has begun to offer its subscribers mobile telephony services. This follows an agreement with Polkomtel, the operator of the mobile operator Plus, signed last November that gives the company access to the latter’s network. Multimedia’s business model sees it offer fixed and mobile telephony in a single subscription with … Continue reading

FlexiRoam Launches New Travel Communication Platform @MVNOIS Asia!

FLEXIROAM will be exhibiting in the 3rd ASIAN MVNO SUMMIT 2013 organized by Informa Telecoms & Media on the 15-16 October 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. More than 100 delegates and 35 speakers from various mobile operators in the Asian region will gather in this conference. The summit will be addressing the Asian MVNO business model, … Continue reading

Amdocs Announces Cloud-based Business Support System (BSS)

Designed for small to medium-sized service providers, MVNO/Es and MNOs, solution combines integrated BSS with cloud-based delivery for fast time to market and lower operational costs. Amdocs Compact Convergence on the Cloud, a complete business support system designed to meet the requirements of  small to medium-size service providers,  mobile virtual network operators/enablers (MVNO/Es) and mobile … 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

Outsourced and Integrated Business/Operations Support Systems – Reduced Risk AND Control for MVNOs?

written by Rob Smith, MDS Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) have long proven to be a revenue-generating asset in the communications marketplace. While interest in the MVNO business model has fluctuated over the years, it has recently seen a strong upsurge in interest. This interest has extended across a wide range of solution areas, provoking … Continue reading

tyntec Research Finds the US Lags Behind Emerging Markets in Mobile Messaging and Social Usage While Brazil Outpaces the World in Mobile Growth

Brazil sends the most SMS – 30 per day – and makes the most frequent (5+) updates to social networks like Facebook San Francisco, Calif. – August 20, 2013 – New international research by mobile interaction specialist tyntec and YouGov reveals startling variations in mobile and social usage between the US, UK and emerging countries: … Continue reading

Cosmote and RCS&RDS set list of MVNO operational terms

Romanian telecom operators, Cosmote and RCS&RDS, have published a list of commercial terms that they have proposed to companies that wish to use their networks, in order to operator as MVNOs and offer mobile services in Romania. RCS&RDS, for example, has enforced a monthly charge of €8,000 (US$10,673) for technical, commercial and financial services that … Continue reading