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Google MVNO rumours – what’s likely and what’s not

Google MVNO rumours – what’s likely and what’s not

Written by on February 11, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

For the last couple of weeks, speculation has been rife that Google is working on an MVNO-type service offering, probably based on both T-Mobile US and Sprint’s networks, plus also incorporating a significant WiFi component. Apparently, it is called “Project Nova” at the moment.But beyond that, details are scarce. It’s not obvious exactly whom the […]

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Sky an MVNO – is that the limit?

Sky an MVNO – is that the limit?

Written by on February 4, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Announcements are coming thick and fast in the UK. First Sky said it was partnering with O2 to broaden its already wide range of services. This is due to be launched in the Spring of 2016. Now Carphone Warehouse, the original Vodafone reseller that was launched way back when phones were only viable in cars […]

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Google goes boldly – virtually

Google goes boldly – virtually

Written by on January 26, 2015 in BillingViews, Opinion with 3 Comments

There has been speculation recently that Google is already a communications provider, competing for the broadband accounts of a great swathe of customers in the US. It is also playing a game of chess in the payments game, where, according to industry sources it is about to buy the company that rhymed with crisis, ISIS, […]

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The next generation of MVNOs shakes things up

The next generation of MVNOs shakes things up

Written by on November 26, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Not so long ago, MVNOs were all the rage. Everyone from 7-Eleven and Circle-K convenience stores to Disney and ESPN jumped on the bandwagon along with dozens of other brands both big and small. Many of those operations, including the ones mentioned above, are defunct, but the MVNO bandwagon keeps rolling on. MVNOs today are likely […]

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Stop the data pricing madness!

Stop the data pricing madness!

Written by on August 25, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 1 Comment

It seems our recent plea for more clarity in data pricing has fallen on deaf ears, at least among U.S. wireless operators. AT&T’s ever-present Mobile Share commercials use celebrities like Chef Gordon Ramsay and former NBA basketball star Grant Hill to tell us how cheap its mobile plans are. Verizon has also jumped on board […]

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The cost of real time processing – the race with Moore’s Law

The cost of real time processing – the race with Moore’s Law

Written by on July 29, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 2 Comments

One of the things that we were not asked to do when writing the TM Forum report on real time charging and policy management was to look at cost. But we did anyway. We spend a lot of time discussing (and now implementing) real time charging and policy management under the agenda item called ‘business […]

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M&A activity – what goes round comes around

M&A activity – what goes round comes around

Written by on March 10, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Some headlines just make you read articles. We hope that BillingViews occasionally has that effect. This headline did it for us: EU Telecoms to Brussels – Show us some love. Working on the assumption that Vodafone et al were not feeling particularly unloved and in need of a hug from Neelie Kroes, the article was […]

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The best of 2013 – the most popular articles

The best of 2013 – the most popular articles

Written by on December 20, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Dear Reader,BillingViews has come a long way in 2013. We started the year in a race to be the largest and most influential publication in our industry. We ended the year having achieved not only that, but with an audience that stays on our site longer than any other. Youhave been reading a range of different […]

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MVNE Teleena selects MATRIXX Software

Written by on December 12, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

MATRIXX Software has announced that it has been selected by Teleena to provide the real-time platform for its managed services business. Teleena is an innovative Dutch managed services provider that enables businesses in a number of sectors to launch their own private label mobile networks. Teleena empowers mobile operators and innovative retail brands such as […]

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Social network becomes MVNO

Social network becomes MVNO

Written by on October 17, 2013 in BillingViews, Features with 0 Comments

Whilst most mobile network operators might aspire to become as popular as social networking sites, the exact opposite has happened in Spain. The country’s most popular social site, tuenti, became an MVNO  and has never looked back. Steve James, head of marketing at tuenti movil tells us how this came about.

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