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Lycamobile buys Ortel, moves to Telenet network

Friday 10 February 2017 | 08:30 CET | News
Update: 13 February 2017 | 09:39 CET
Telenet announced that Lycamobile Belgium is moving to its mobile network. In addition Telenet is selling the Ortel MVNO to Lycamobile. Together the two MVNOS have around 1 million customers in Belgium, and both focus on the international calls market. Lycamobile has been on the Orange network since it launched in Belgium in 2007. Ortel Mobile was started in 2006 as a MVNO on the Base network, which was acquired by Telenet from KPN. According to research by Telecompaper, Lycamobile and Ortel are the two largest MVNOs on the Belgian market.

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[13/02/2017 09:39- Update: Adds statement from Orange.]


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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Lycamobile / Orange / Ortel Mobile / Telenet
Countries: Belgium
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