Vodafone Group and Bemobile (trading as “bmobile”) have announced the formation of a new Partner Market agreement in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Under the non-equity partnership agreement, bmobile becomes Vodafone’s exclusive partner in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands and the two companies will jointly offer business and consumer customers a range of products and services.
bmobile will benefit from access to Vodafone best practice and products and services which will enable it to enhance its proposition to customers in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Vodafone’s multinational corporate customers will benefit from the addition of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands to their existing contracts for international managed services, while continuing to be serviced via a single point of contact.
Mr Sundar Ramamurthy, Group CEO of bmobile, said: “A strategic partnership with Vodafone which will enable us to provide a comprehensive range of products and services for our customers locally and globally. In addition, bmobile customers will benefit from being able to roam on to Vodafone’s global mobile network.”
Stefano Gastaut, CEO, Vodafone Partner Markets, said: “This strategic partnership with bmobile will enable us to expand our presence in Asia Pacific and extend the reach of our products and services across the region. It will also deliver enhanced roaming benefits for both our consumer and multinational corporate customers.”