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The People’s Operator partners with Three UK and targets 4G launch

03 Nov 2015

LONDON, 3rd NOVEMBER, 2015: The People's Operator (AIM: TPOP), the cause-based commercial mobile virtual network operator ("MVNO"), is pleased to announce a new contract with Three UK.
 
TPO is delighted to announce that it has signed a new wholesale contract with Three UK to provide network coverage of voice, text and data to TPO’s UK customers. The agreement, which targets services being rolled out to TPO customers from Q1 2016, is advantageous both from an operational and commercial perspective, and will make a significant contribution to TPO’s stated goal of UK profitability by the end of 2016. Notably the agreement enables TPO to give its UK customers access to the award winning Three network, including LTE 4G services.
 
Mark Epstein, CEO and co-founder, The People’s Operator commented: “Our new wholesale agreement with Three UK targets delivery of  award-winning mobile network coverage, including 4G, to our customers from the first quarter of 2016.  It also allows us to continue to deliver competitive plans to our customers whilst marking a significant step towards the profitability of our UK business.”
 
Lynda Burton, Director of Wholesale Three UK commented: “We are excited about partnering with The People’s Operator, bringing the strength of our network to their innovative and unique social media platform that supports good causes. Three is committed to the wholesale market. TPO joins our growing stable of MVNOs on the UK’s most reliable network.”
 
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For more information or interview requests, please contact:
Erica Faltous, TPO
+44 7421 832 889
erica@tpo.com
 
About The People’s Operator
The People’s Operator (TPO) was founded on the idea that mobile could be used to change lives for the better. Customers with TPO not only get the best deals, high quality mobile service and great customer service – they can also direct 10% of their monthly mobile spend to the cause of their choice, at no extra cost to them.
TPO launched in the UK in 2012 and expanded to the US in 2015. Since its UK launch, TPO customers have directed funds to hundreds of causes including The Trussell Trust, Emerge Poverty Free and the British Heart Foundation. In the US, TPO has partnered with a range of causes including Save the Children, Feeding America and World Wildlife Fund. Under the direction of TPO Chairman and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, TPO has also developed the TPO Community, an online community to expand the global network of mobile phone customers who share in the common belief of supporting causes.
Connect with TPO at www.facebook.com/thepeoplesoperator and @TPOuk, or find out more at www.tpo.com

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