Transatel and BT renew 5G MVNO partnership
Transatel's has extended its partnership with BT giving its MVNO customers access to wi-fi calling, VoLTE and 5G.
In addition, the renewed partnership means that MVNOs of all sizes, across a range of industries, will continue to benefit from Transatel's value-added services. In the UK, that includes utility companies (Utilita, Ecotalk), community-based MVNOs (China Telecom Europe), B2B reseller MVNOs (Abzorb), and retail MVNO brands such as Plusnet, The Phone Co-op.
Thanks to Transatel's partnership with BT Wholesale, it has been able to expand its customer base beyond traditional MVNOs to serve charities, local providers, food distributors and discounters.
"For over 12 years, we have proven a successful relationship with Transatel, and as we firmly enter a period of data-driven business outcomes, we are very pleased to support Transatel with superior voice and data solutions, from the UK's number one network,” said Alex Tempest, managing director of BT Wholesale.
“As the largest wholesale provider of telecommunications services in Europe, BT values working with Transatel and its customers to grow our wholesale business."
With the agreement now in place, Transatel will have enhanced access to BT’s mobile business EE's national footprint, with 4G available approximately 95% of the time according to Opensignal.
"Our clients enjoy a true competitive advantage through our relationship with the UK's best network,” added Jacques Bonifay, CEO at Transatel.
“It's the strongest foundation for building value-added services such as cutting-edge online charging systems, real-time CDRs, and Fixed-Mobile Convergence. And it's a guarantee of quality and reliability that our clients can use to reduce churn."