Starmap Mobile Alliance

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The countries of the Starmap Mobile Alliance, as of 2007

Starmap Mobile Alliance was a preferential service agreement signed in February 2004[1] by a group of European GSM cell phone providers to provide their customers with easier and more economical roaming services and to create synergies when buying equipment.[2]

The main advantages for Starmap customers are no-prefix dialing when abroad (CAMEL roaming), topping-up by vouchers and the availability of MMS picture messaging services and GPRS data access even when roaming.

The original members were (February 2004):

In March 2004 Sonofon of Denmark and in September 2004 O2 of Czech Republic (formerly known as Eurotel) joined the alliance.[3]

The Starmap mobile Alliance was shut down at the beginning of 2007.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "European operators announce new brand 'Starmap Mobile Alliance' and seamless services – Telenor Group". Telenor.com. 2004-02-23. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  2. ^ Fildes, Nic (2006-10-17). "Starmap mobile alliance fades as O2 leaves galaxy | Business News | News". The Independent. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  3. ^ "The Starmap Mobile Alliance adds the Czech Republic to its footprint, signs Eurotel – Telenor Group". Telenor.com. 2004-09-21. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  4. ^ Morris, Anne (2014-05-07). "Vodafone and SFR renew global alliance for 4 more years - FierceWireless:Europe". FierceWireless. Retrieved 2016-02-16.