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Chelsea’s Abramovich picks up a 23% stake in Truphone for £70m

Ah, interesting! Super news for Truphone: LONDON, 1st February 2013: Truphone, the pioneering international mobile communications company, today revealed that it has secured £75m in its latest round of funding from investors including Roman Abramovich. Mr. Abramovich’s investment vehicle, Minden, has acquired a 23.3% stake for £70m, valuing the company at £300m. Truphone’s service currently […]

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BlackBerry World: Adam Linford of Truphone demonstrates Converged Services and BlackBerry 10 App

Hi, this is Momchil here with a video of Adam Linford presenting exciting new Truphone services. Adam Linford, head of Labs at Truphone, discusses “Converged Services” such as “Parallel Ringing” which was demonstrated at the Keynote. The BlackBerry 10 App, which is in Alpha state, will allow a complete feature set of the VoIp client […]

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Giving serious thought to Truphone’s Local Anywhere product

I’m heading to the States shortly — then Barcelona — and I’m therefore strongly considering trying out Truphone’s Local Anywhere package. I’ve a strong affinity to simply walking into a T-Mobile USA shop and picking up some sim cards, but I do think I should check out the service and see what it’s like. I’ve […]

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Truphone update

I had a quick catch up with Geraldine Wilson, CEO at Truphone, this morning to see what their plans are over the next few months. Now that Truphone supports multiple handset software platforms a lot of work is going into making the user experience and functionality as consistent as possible across all handsets. This is […]

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Truphone launched on the Android

That popular VoIP application for mobiles, Truphone Anywhere has just arrived on the HTC Google OS driven device the G1. This Truphone release is now available in such far flung countries as the UK and the US of A, with Austria and Germany being on the cards next. The last one ties in nicely with […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Truphone, where next?

Just before Christmas I met up with Truphone CEO, Geraldine Wilson, to discuss Truphone’s aim to be the mobile solution of choice for people with an ‘international lifestyle’. I’ve been a big fan of Truphone but disappointed that 2008 didn’t deliver more in terms of a clearer strategy and a better customer experience. Truphone is […]

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Geraldine Wilson, CEO of Truphone – interview today

We’re interviewing Geraldine Wilson, the newly appointed Chief Executive of Truphone, this afternoon. Our fearless former Accenture Demon, Ed Hodges (of Howler Tech), is readying a list of questions to put to her on camera, later today. If you’d like to ask her a question, either email it to me directly — ewan@mobileindustryreview.com or post […]

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Truphone hits the Blackberry

Fresh from winning Gadgetfest last week, Truphone is now ready for the Blackberry (The OMmeister has the goss). It’s most certainly beta. You don’t NEED to have a WiFi capable Blackberry — but I reckon it helps. Provided you’ve got the right version of the software, you should be Truphoning in record time by pointing […]

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Geraldine Wilson swaps Yahoo for Truphone; becomes CEO

Tricia over at mocoNews reports — briefly — that Geraldine Wilson has taken up the position of CEO over at Truphone. I trust that she also brings a few hundred million dollars with her. Geraldine previously headed up biz and marketing strategy for Yahoo’s mobile section (“Connected Life”). Every success Geraldine!

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