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Why are MVNOs so hot right now? Thank the carriers

Why are MVNOs so hot right now? Thank the carriers   Mobile virtual network operators are sprouting up like crazy all over the U.S. after becoming nearly extinct a few years ago. Why the renaissance? According to two of those new virtual operators, GSM Nation and TIng, the big carriers are finally letting MVNOs spread their wings. Virtual operators are ... Read More »

The MVNO Phenomenon

The MVNO Phenomenon Mobile network operators (MNOs) are feeling the crunch. Consumption continues to climb as revenue growth and market penetration are plateauing. But MNOs around the world are finding new vitality by embracing the concept of mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) and are taking the ability to become mobile virtual network enablers (MVNEs) to new heights. One source from ... Read More »

The MVNO Challenge

The MVNO Challenge Starting an MVNO has never been easier; making it successful on the other hand is a different kettle of fish. Competitive pressures in a challenging economic environment have squeezed margins and differentiation has never been more important. David Dungay got himself out into the market to find out how the MVNO landscape is looking and what sets the ... Read More »

MVNO VAS in 2014

MVNO VAS in 2014   VAS or Value Added Services were once the darling of planet MNO mobile operator, to some extend they still are, only now we seem to have forgotten all the original VAS and just focus on the new ones like app stores. Then along came the MVNO, the new darling of Mobile, then it went from ... Read More »

The New ‘Don’t Be Greedy’ MVNO Business Model

The New ‘Don’t Be Greedy’ MVNO Business Model   We looked at the mobile phone industry and just saw all these obvious opportunities to give customers more than they were getting with the major carriers for so much less,” said Tucows CEO Elliot Noss. “We just charge them fairly for what they use. … Not being greedy, perplexing or infuriating ... Read More »

Five Keys to MVNO Success

Five Keys to MVNO Success The MVNO space is seeing stronger growth than ever. These providers are winning new customers and increasing ARPU through a combination of appealing products and service offerings and a targeting of specialty and underserved segments. Globally, the MVNO subscriber base is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10 percent over the ... Read More »

MVNO Market Trends

MVNO Market Trends The Post Office is to launch a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in partnership with EE has led us to put together a few thoughts about the market and about MVNO contracts. Market trends Recent months have seen perhaps an increasing number of smaller MVNOs ceasing trading – often citing the prohibitive tariffs offered by wholesale providers ... Read More »

OTT Services and How can Operators overcome Fragmentation. Video

OTT Services. How Operators Can overcome fragmentation of communications. Video Post.         It is no secret that Operators are waking up to the significance of OTT. But how are they responding? How is the market developing? And, most importantly, what is the best strategy for Operators to succeed in the new OTT landscape? Thorsten Trapp, CTO of ... Read More »

OTT Services rise. MVNOs Must evolve.

OTT Services give ultimatum to MVNOS. Convert or Die.   And Then OTTs Ruled the World by Thorsten Trapp OTT Services (over the top) services have gained a significant stronghold over operator messaging revenues and are poised to carry their dominance over legacy carrier infrastructure with new innovations. OTT heavyweights like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber, WeChat and Tango are taking ... Read More »

What is a MVNO?

What Is A MVNO? Mobile Virtual Network Operator; the longest standing MVNO resource by MVNO expert Christian Borrman   MVNO Explained The original ‘Brief’, ‘Concise’ and ‘Longer’ explanation from the old blog below, as the blog is moved over to this new site some links may be broken, apologies for this but please do let me know in comments if ... Read More »