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SIM set to sign long-term MVNO deal with TOT

Tuesday 1 October 2013 | 02:56 CET | News
Thai handset distributor Samart I-Mobile (SIM), part of Samart Corp, is set to sign a new MVNO agreement with state-owned telecommunications provider TOT. Under the new 12-year MVNO contract for 3G services, SIM will be able to serve up to 2.8 million users initially and will share 46 percent of its revenues with TOT. SIM expects to have 600,000 users for the service by year-end, up from around 284,000 subscribers currently, The Nation reports. TOT signed five MVNO deals a few years ago, including an agreement with SIM, and is now in the process of negotiating longer-term contracts. TOT

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samart I-Mobile
Countries: Thailand
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