One time enemy of the carrier community, internet telephony player Truphone has struck an MVNO partnership with Vodafone UK to bring voice and data services to its UK customer base.
Mobile company Truphone, which is actively seeking to distance itself from the MVNO tag, this week joined the GSMA as an Associate Member, under the ‘Application Developer’ category.
James Tagg, CTO and Founder of Truphone, talks to MCI about building a next generation global mobile network and disassociating the company from the MVNO label.
Internet telephony player Truphone introduced a call through service on Wednesday, allowing consumers to take advantage of bundled minutes when calling abroad. The Truphone Anywhere application automatically detects when a user is dialling an international number and routes the call through to a Truphone server, which then sends the long distance part of the call [...]
The mobile VoIP community drew first blood against the incumbent carriers this week, when a UK court forced T-Mobile to interconnect with Truphone. Last month, the VoIP provider complained that T-Mobile had started blocking connections to Truphone’s new 07978 number range, following a dispute over the interconnect fees T-Mobile would pay to connect a call [...]
It doesn’t look like embattled VoIP provider Truphone is going to get much backing from the UK communications regulator in its tussle over termination charges with T-Mobile. On Monday, the VoIP provider complained that T-Mobile had started blocking connections to Truphone’s new 07978 number range. T-Mobile argues that even though Truphone has managed to acquire [...]