French hypermarket chain eyes MVNO venture in Brazil

5 Mar 2010

The Brazilian arm of French retail group Carrefour has confirmed it is interested in entering the domestic mobile market as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), BNamericas reports. Carrefour Brasil president Jean-Marc Pueyo is quoted as saying ‘We do have plans to enter but I cannot provide further details because the operation is not completed.’ With Brazilian regulator Anatel currently studying how to implement MVNO services in the country, Carrefour competitor

Grupo Pao de Acucar is another company also reported to be interested in the MVNO route to market.