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METRO Cash&Carry has started offering mobile telephony services under the brand Mphone. The services will be offered exclusively to registered clients of the Metro wholesale network. Mphone’s partner is Slovak Telekom, the SITA newswire wrote in mid October.

METRO Cash&Carry has started offering mobile telephony services under the brand Mphone. The services will be offered exclusively to registered clients of the Metro wholesale network. Mphone’s partner is Slovak Telekom, the SITA newswire wrote in mid October.

In Slovakia, mobile operator O2 Slovakia offers three services based on reselling: Tesco Mobile, Naymobile and Swanmobile. Its rival Orange Slovensko offers services in cooperation with Fun Rádio under the FunFón brand. For Slovak Telekom, the partnership with Metro is it first cooperation in this area.

The Mphone service also offers three post-paid packages with a different number of minutes of calls, text messages, and volumes of data transfers.

Mphone currently operates in the Czech Republic. Neither of the partners announced their plan to provide services in Slovakia in advance. Metro Cash&Carry Slovak Republic is a part of the multinational group Metro Cash&Carry International, represented in 30 countries worldwide. In Slovakia, the network has five wholesale centres for business clients.


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