Ad-supported UK mobile virtual network OVIVO Mobile has recently appointed three new non-executive directors.
PhotoBox co-founder and finance expert James Longley, advertising veteran Martin Smith and entrepreneur Tony Fish will be joining the company.
Podcast - 15th February 2013
Truphone is a pioneer of internet calling via WiFi - and it's recently announced a new service that aims to integrate GSM calls with its VoIP app.
In this special programme we interview Truphone co-founder and CTO James Tagg about the company's plans.
WiFi goes on the attack
Mark Bridge writes:
Mobile networks aren’t what they used to be. As last week’s interview with Vince Russell of The Cloud demonstrated, more and more customers are relying on WiFi to augment their mobile data service.
Truphone is now planning to do exactly the same with voice calls and text messages by linking its mobile network with WiFi for even wider coverage.
UK telecoms service Truphone, which runs a mobile Voice-over-IP service and a mobile virtual network operation, has announced its intention to create a new service that combines the benefits of GSM with internet calling.
Truphone+ will enable customers without GSM coverage to make and receive calls on their ‘mobile number’ via a WiFi connection.
International cable TV, broadband and telephone business Liberty Global is acquiring Virgin Media in the UK. Virgin Media itself was created from a merger, when NTL and Telewest joined with Virgin Mobile in 2006.
The new combined business will reach 47 million homes, covering 25 million people across 14 countries.