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New mobile operator opens in Gibraltar

26.09.13 / Kirsten Morel Shine Gib small

A new mobile operator has opened its doors in Gibraltar.

Shine is launching with a prepaid offering, including 3G broadband, but is expected to provide pay monthly tariffs in the near future.

Shine's leadership brings with it plenty of experience, Peter Zimmer, CEO has worked in the telecoms industry for over 30 years and CTO, Mats Nordlof, joins Shine from Ericsson. The company claims to have some "serious backers" including international experts from Orange, Ericsson, France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom/Detecon. The firm has entered into a strategic partnership with the latter of these, Detecon Consulting, a division of Deutsche Telecom Group

Shine's retail store can be found at Block 6, Watergardens.