The government said Tuesday that it will allow so-called mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to sell their mobile phone services through the country’s state-run postal service provider starting from September, in a bid to help lower mobile rates and households’ communication bills.
The venture company will develop, operate and offer wholesale ICT infrastructure to mobile operators and MVNOs in Rwanda.
In Korea, MVNO carriers have been given a reprieve, and over the next three years they are exempted from paying certain frequency fees.
Home Plus, which recently unveiled its plan to undertake the MVNO business from the end of this year, is rolling up its sleeves to launch Chinese inexpensive phones in an attempt to expand its MVNO service subscriber base.
South Korea’s second largest super market chain Home Plus joined hands with the nation’s mobile operator KT to jump into the MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) business as a mobile virtual network provider.
The number of South Korean subscribers for mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services surpassed the 700,000 mark since launch of the services in July last year.
Korean Telecom company Onse Telecom has launched its MVNO with a Monthly fee up to 50% lower for international telephony.
A number of firms are setting their sights on this business model of the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), adding to expectations that it might lessen households’ communications burdens.
Homeplus, the nation’s No. 2 supermarket chain, said Wednesday that it is considering entering the network services market as a mobile virtual network operator or MVNO.
E-Mart will start selling handsets of Free Telecom, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), from Friday.
Korea’s No. 1 supermarket chain E-Mart plans to launch “half-priced” cellphones on Friday ― a move following the retail giant’s recent marketing of ultra-cheap TVs and coffee beans.
Country nears 50M Wireless Internet Connections; operators look to LTE and Wi-Fi to support growth
The market is keeping a close eye on the purchase of the world’s second largest memory-chip maker, Hynix Semiconductor, after the bidders were narrowed down to SK Telecom and STX last Friday.