Mobile Vikings comes with saving system for free phone calls




The Belgian virtual operator Mobile Vikings begin a savings program that allows customers of the provider points to the value of a euro can earn through purchases from online shops and regular stores. In theory, customers can save by reducing their bill to 0 euros.

Mobile Vikings That says Frank Bekkers, CEO of Vikingco, the company behind the brand Mobile Vikings, De Tijd. Customers of Mobile Vikings could save all items by letting others go to the virtual provider, but the company wants to expand savings possibilities considerably. For example, collect customers through the savings plan called Viking points by making purchases at various stores. Among other parties join the Cool Blue, Uber and Zalando.

In addition, purchases may also lead to physical stores points. Currently it only at some stores in Leuven so, but should soon recover as more places. The balance can be checked via a mobile app of the company.

Customers of Mobile Vikings loyalty points can redeem when buying credit. Thus, the phone bill can be reduced theoretically to 0 euro, says Bekkers. Furthermore, Mobile Vikings would earn nothing as yet to the new savings system; make the company wants to profit only in 2018, claiming that his community, currently some 230,000 man big, has a big voice in the direction of the company.

According Bekkers is the current earnings of mainstream providers, with call minutes and text messages along with megabytes offered in bundles, increasing pressure. He suggests that this model is still at most four-year shelf life. Mobile Vikings therefore claims to want to innovate for such problems in the future.

Mobile Vikings also expressed concern about a possible duopoly on the Belgian telecom market while Telenet and Proximus have owned the market as soon as Telenet has completed the acquisition of Base. The virtual operator argues that politicians and regulators determine the maximum rates that providers of parties like Mobile Vikings can calculate.

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