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Which is Better – Gomo, Felix, or Belong?

  COVID-19 is shaping the future telco market With COVID-19 dealing a blow to the Australian telco market, the major telcos are looking for ways to make up the difference. Right now, entering the MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) market seems like the best way to compete. The first 6 months of this year Continue reading…

Optus Launch Gomo to Improve Bad Financial Results

COVID-19 impacts Australia’s telco market The coronavirus pandemic has hit Australia’s telco market hard. According to a Telstyle’s Australian mobile market study, the first 6 months of the year has seen a decline of 62,000 Services in Operation (SIO), compared to the consistent growth in the industry over the past decade. Mobile service revenue Continue reading…

Optus and Vodafone SHRINK in Size

COVID-19 reduces telcos’ SIO The major telcos have taken a major hit from COVID-19. According to Telsyte’s latest Australian mobile services market study, the number of SIO (Services in Operation) declined by 62,000 from January to June, given the decline of international visitors and foreign students caused by COVID-19 restrictions. This is in stark Continue reading…

Optus’ and TPG’s New MVNOs Brands

Optus and TPG Telecom launch Gomo and Felix Mobile, respectively, competing with Telstra’s Belong Optus just purchased Amaysim, the largest MVNO in Australia. Optus also announced the launch of Gomo, a fully digital mobile phone service targeting customers who prefer straightforward, cheaper phone plans. But before Optus’ announcements, TPG Telecom (Vodafone) announced the launch Continue reading…

Optus Have Bought Amaysim. Now What?

Optus acquires Amaysim, unveils fully-digital Gomo Amaysim, Australia’s largest Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), now belongs to Optus. The major telco purchased Amaysim for $250 million. We previously reported on Optus’ interest in purchasing Amaysim, and this latest move makes that a reality. But Optus didn’t stop there – the major telco also announced Continue reading…