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Globetouch Contracts Tweakker for Global MVNO Customer On-Boarding

  Spirent’s Tweakker solution improves customer care and time to revenue for service providers    Crawley, UK,  23 March, 2016: Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT) announced today that its Tweakker device intelligence solution has been selected by mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) Globetouch to provide cloud connectivity services to end-users of its global network of … Continue reading

MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

Self-styled ‘multi-ethnic’ MVNO Ringo Mobile has disclosed plans to enter the Senegalese telecoms market under the Ringo Africa brand. The news was revealed by Egyptian-born Ramy Berbesh, the chairman of Ringo Mobile, after a visit to Dakar. As reported by TeleGeography’s MVNO Monday, Ringo Mobile launched its ItalianMVNO in September 2015, more than a year … Continue reading

Google’s Cell Service Could Snare All the Major Carriers

GOOGLE STARTED WORK on Project Fi, its experimental cell phone service, about two and a half years ago. And according to Laura Holmes, who has worked on the project for most of that time, there were many inside the company who believed it would never work. “Everyone internally and externally thought we were crazy,” says … Continue reading

Project Fi Users Get One-Time Nexus 6 Replacement For $100

Google entered into the wireless business with Project Fi, that’s what it calls its MVNO or mobile virtual network operator that only provides service to Nexus 6 in the United States. Aside from getting all the advantages that Project Fi has to offer the company is also offering these customers a one-time Nexus 6 replacement for … Continue reading


Ultra Mobile Named Fastest Growing Private Company in America, TakES Top Honors on 2015 Inc. 500 List Nationwide Carrier Records 2014 Revenue of $118M – an Increase of Over 100,000% New York, NY and Costa Mesa, CA – August, 12, 2015 – Ultra Mobile, a nationwide mobile carrier developing first-of-its-kind mobile phone services and unlimited … Continue reading

MVNO Ting sees bright future in GSM Network

MVNOs, Mobile Virtual Network Operators, have taken off in the last few years in the US. By offering a simpler, streamlined service for consumers savvy enough to seek them out, networks like Ting have been offering customers better value for some time now. Of course, running such a lean business model is never going to … Continue reading

Sprint MVNO TextNow expands distribution, shifts away from Touch Mobile brand

Sprint MVNO TextNow is expanding its distribution by partnering with Fry’s Electronics and accepting payments for its service at more than 10,000 locations nationwide. Meanwhile, TextNow, a no-contract service from Waterloo, Ont.-based startup Enflick, is also deemphasizing the Touch Mobile prepaid brand, which it launched in September 2014. Ahead of the back-to-school shopping season, TextNow … Continue reading

All MVNOs Should Be Tweakker-Enabled, Says President of Ready Wireless

Last month Spirent Communications’ (www.spirent.com) device intelligence business unit announced a groundbreaking agreement with Prepaid Wireless Wholesale (www.prepaidwirelesswholesale.com), North America’s largest mobile virtual network enabler /aggregator (MVNE/MVNA). The agreement enables the device intelligence solution of Spirent Tweakker (www.tweakker.com) to service the connectivity needs of American mobile virtual network operators from New York to San Francisco. … Continue reading

MVNO ROK Mobile gets a third carrier partner, likely Verizon, and plans retail expansion

MVNO ROK Mobile added a third carrier partner, likely Verizon  Wireless, and announced plans to expand to as many as 10,000 retail locations by the end of 2015 through partnerships with independent dealers. ROK said in statement that it “has added the nation’s largest and most dependable 4G LTE network to its roster, expanding its … Continue reading

Project Fi review calls network transition ‘magic,’ but dings MVNO for lack of devices

Google’s Project Fi MVNO, which uses Wi-Fi hotspots for calling and data in addition to cellular connections from Sprint and T-Mobile US, is still an invitation-only offering right now. Yet the first professional review of the service by a major publication has emerged, and it’s a mixed bag, mainly due to a lack of devices … Continue reading