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Mobile Vikings: A new Belgian Operator

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About a week ago CityLive released a new initiative: Mobile Vikings, a Belgian mobile operator offering free mobile internet!

Everybody has the right to have drinkable water, energie and education. We think having free acces to information and digital information is also a right everybody should have.

– Mobile Vikings

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CityLive is thinking big, the Mobile Vikings initiative is part of something more!

1) Mobile Vikings: free mobile data

At first they will start with providing free mobile internet acces (1gb). On top of that they offer acceptable sms and call rates ( € 0,24 / MIN  | € 0,10 / SMS ). For a 15€ card you even get 1000 free text messages.

2) Mobile Social Networking: Lifeline

To stay in touch with your friends and family you need to now what they are doing. LifeLine is a mobile service that will provide facebook, myspace, twitter & wordpress functionalities on your mobile phone. This service will launch at 1/02/09.

3) Interaction with the world around you

CityLive is also preparing a set of tools and services for local organisations, hotels, restaurants, bars, … Using these tools these organisations are able to create mobile services at the right time, focussing on the right type of user profiles. Transaction management, mobile payment and even a doctor’s appointment are a examples of mobile services that can be created!

If you are interested and want to know more you can always go check out the homepage! If you want to be a mobile viking you need to request an acces code or you can send me an email because I have 10 invites left. First come, first serve: thomas.joos[@]boulevart.be

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Written by vilebody

December 26, 2008 at 9:22 am

9 Responses

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  1. You got any experience with Mobile Vikings so far?
    I’m intrested but I’ll have to look into some technical details before I switch from Mobistar :p

    Ea.Z

    December 26, 2008 at 9:42 pm

  2. I do not really have any experience but I think for you switching could be very interesting as the sms and call rates are around the standards (in Belgium ). The free mobile internet is (1gb) a big plus imo! Definately worth checking, if you want an invite I still have some left…

    Greets

    vilebody

    December 30, 2008 at 10:58 am

  3. I believe the internet is EDGE, not 3G. This makes it a lot less interesting for me :(.

    BFourneau

    January 4, 2009 at 11:45 am

  4. Do you have an invite yet? I’d like to try this service…

    Thank you a lot!

    geiar

    January 5, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    • @geiar: I noticed you are from Italy. I think you need to be living in Belgium to be able to use this service. If you do please shout, I have a few invites left..

      vilebody

      January 5, 2009 at 3:02 pm

  5. Hi, I am interested in using internet to make voip calls. Do you have any idea about the bandwidth they support. I would love to try them at least for once. Do you still have any invite?

    wecaz

    February 3, 2009 at 9:45 am

  6. Vilebody you still have an invite left ? i interested in this :)

    thanks in advance .

    Jeroen

    March 31, 2009 at 7:17 am

    • Sorry man, all gone by now :(

      vilebody

      March 31, 2009 at 7:42 am

  7. arf okey :(, well if someone else has an invite up & running :) don’t hesitate to contact me !

    Jeroen

    March 31, 2009 at 8:06 am


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