Lebara has extended their MVNO partnership with Vodafone UK, in a new three-and-a-half-year exclusive deal. Lebara Mobile customers will now be able to access Vodafone’s 5G service and customers will continue to be able to use Vodafone’s 4G network, with new features such as 4G Calling being launched this year.
Cellhire has launched its principal eSIM-based full MVNO, prior to a full global roll-out later this quarter, under the company’s “eSIMsmart” brand and becomes a member of the GSMA.
Vodafone UK has selected Digitalk’s mobile service platform to support its growth in the MVNO sector. Digitalk is a global mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) service provider, offering cloud-based real-time communications platforms.
Transatel and BT Wholesale have extended their MVNO agreement to enable 5G for MVNOs in the UK. Transatel is a technical sub-contractor that tends to sit in the middle between primary MNOs and virtual (MVNO) operators
Vodafone has been selected by Asda as the new network for its Asda Mobile MVNO. In a five-year exclusive deal, Asda Mobile customers will benefit from Vodafone’s 4G and 5G coverage, unlimited mobile data plans, Wi-Fi calling and other benefits, such as family discounts.
BT has launched BT Mobile, a 4G service running on EE's network, with pricing starting at only £5 per month. This follows BT's planned £12.5bn acquisition of the operator.