Cellular World Congress 2016
Lenovo is greatest recognized for its computer systems and smartphones like dozens of different OEMs. However the firm is launching a brand new service that ought to differentiate its units from the competitors. With Lenovo Join, you’ll be able to join around the globe with a low-priced international roaming plan.
In different phrases, Lenovo is turning into a cellular digital community operator specializing in knowledge plans for roaming functions. You enroll as soon as, and you may journey all over the world.
Lenovo Join’s rollout goes to be sluggish. First, the service is launching this month in China for individuals utilizing a LeMeng X3 smartphone or a MIIX seven hundred pill. It ought to work in additional than 50 nations around the globe.
Later this quarter, in Europe, Center East and Africa, Lenovo is engaged on forty five totally different nations to roll out Lenovo Join in ThinkPad laptops. At this level, the service will probably be out there in additional than one hundred ten nations.
Lenovo has already been engaged on an MVNO for some time because it already has eleven million clients as we speak. And this can be a sensible transfer as nothing differentiates a Home windows laptop computer that includes Intel chips from different laptops. Equally, you’re going to match Lenovo’s Android telephones with telephones from different producers.
Lenovo has an extended historical past of working with company shoppers, and a service like Lenovo Join is sensible for enterprise shoppers touring all all over the world. It’s a great way to scale back the roaming invoice and construct stickiness round Lenovo merchandise.
Now, we’ll have to attend and see the complete listing of supported nations in addition to the worth for knowledge plans in every nation. Particulars are nonetheless very skinny at this level. And but, I can’t assist however assume that extra corporations ought to work on this type of common knowledge roaming plans.