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Linkup Mobile - New MVNO From SurgePays Inc Coming Soon
SurgePays, Inc. Readies Launch Of Linkup Mobile
Joe Paonessa - Apr 22, 2024
SurgePays, Inc (SURG), a publicly traded company is set to launch a new wireless MVNO service, Linkup Mobile, according to the latest prepaid report from Wave7 Research sent to subscribers. The company is set to have a booth in this year’s All Wireless & Prepaid Expo in Las Vegas, scheduled
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Multi-Carrier Wireless Dealer Store (Pic via Wave7 Research)
Streak Snapped! Ultra Mobile Wins Wave7 Research Prepaid Dealer Survey
Joe Paonessa - Apr 19, 2024
For the first time since its inception, the Wave7 Research quarterly prepaid dealer survey has a new winner. Ultra Mobile won the 1Q24 survey, breaking Simple Mobile’s record of 36 consecutive wins since the survey’s debut in 1Q15. Ultra Mobile was found in 19 of 30 dealers surveyed up from
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ACP Funding On Life Support
ACP Is On Life Support, Can Our Congress Fix It?
Jon Horovitz - Apr 5, 2024
“When the Affordable Connectivity Program runs out of money during the month of April, internet costs are expected to rise for 23 million US households — nearly 1 in 5 households,” according to CNN. Collectively, the program’s participants save nearly $700 million each month. The end of the ACP means that participants
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How Strong Is The MVNO Market?
How Healthy Is the MVNO Business?
Jon Horovitz - Mar 22, 2024
I am asked the question (today’s article headline), just how healthy is the MVNO business? I’m a big believer that you can make statistics say anything but the introduction of new MVNOs, aggregators and support platforms confirms to me that our business is very robust. There are a few MVNOs
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Simple Mobile Dealer
Simple Mobile Wins 4Q23 Wave7 Research Prepaid Dealer Survey, Verizon Prepaid A Strong No. 2
Joe Paonessa - Feb 21, 2024
Simple Mobile has won the Wave7 Research quarterly multi-carrier prepaid dealer survey that was conducted in 4Q23. That’s the 36th straight quarterly win for the brand, and it has won every survey ever conducted by Wave7 Research. Simple Mobile was carried by 23 out of 30 dealers surveyed, just like
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Boost Mobile Heavily Pitched On Radio Free Samsung Galaxy A23 Offer During Q423
DISH Dominated Radio In 4Q23 With Boost Mobile & Infinite Radio Ads
Joe Paonessa - Jan 3, 2024
The fourth quarter of 2023 saw DISH invest heavily in the marketing of its Boost Mobile and Boost Infinite brands. According to the latest prepaid report from the firm Wave7 Research, Boost Mobile was the fifth most advertised brand among all brands and industries in the USA during the week
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Prepaid SIMs On Display At A Kansas Area Walmart 10-30-23 via Wave7 Research
Prepaid Wireless Competition Heats Up, 3 Low Cost Brands Arrive At Walmart
Joe Paonessa - Nov 8, 2023
Prepaid competition at Walmart intensified at the end of October with the introduction of three new to the store brands: MobileX, Google Fi, and Red Pocket Mobile In September, MobileX announced it signed a multi-year exclusivity agreement with Walmart with availability in select stores planned for October. Towards the end
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Motorola Razr 2023
Competition Alive And Well In Prepaid With Motorola Razr 2023 Pricing
Joe Paonessa - Oct 23, 2023
The Motorola Razr 2023 is being carried and heavily discounted by three carrier owned prepaid brands, Boost Mobile (DISH), Metro by T-Mobile, and AT&T’s Cricket Wireless. Verizon Wireless is the only major carrier to not offer the device at a deep discount through one of its prepaid brands. Verizon typically
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Simple Mobile Target Store Display
Simple Mobile Still Number 1 In Wave7 Research 3Q23 Prepaid Dealer Survey
Joe Paonessa - Oct 12, 2023
We’re in October now, and that means it’s time for the 3Q23 Wave7 Research multi-carrier prepaid dealer survey results. For the 35th time in a row, Simple Mobile has won the survey just like it has every time since the survey’s inception. Simple Mobile was carried by 23 out of
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Light Launches MVNO Phone Plans
Light Launches MVNO Phone Plans To Pair With Its Unique Minimalist Phone
Joe Paonessa - Oct 10, 2023
The makers of the minimalist Light Phone, Light, have launched mvno plans using AT&T’s network. Pricing is rather steep, with plans starting at $30/month for 1GB of data. Light launched its MVNO plans through Gigs, which calls itself the world’s first telecom-as-a-service platform. Gigs’s website states that it can allow businesses
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Mobile Phone Accessory Sales
How Do I As An MVNO or Dealer Get My Share Of Accessory Sales?
Jon Horovitz - Sep 29, 2023
It’s All About the Accessories! At the recent All Wireless and Prepaid Show, I overheard someone on the show floor say “wow, everyone is selling accessories.”  There is a reason for this.  According to a September, 2023 article by Globe Newswire, the mobile accessory business in the United States is
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Cox Mobile Adds Multi-Line Discount Unlimited Plan Pricing
Cox Mobile Debuts Unlimited Plan Multi-Line Discounts
Joe Paonessa - Sep 7, 2023
Cox Communications today announced that Cox Mobile customers can now get multi-line discounts on its Gig Unlimited plan. Cox Mobile’s unlimited plan is priced at $45/month for a single line and it includes unlimited talk, text, and data with the first 20GB of data available at up to 5G data
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Zolve Launches MVNO Phone Plans Targeting Immigrants To The USA
Zolve, A Neobank For Immigrants To The USA, Has Launched Mobile Phone Plans
Joe Paonessa - Aug 30, 2023
Zolve, an online-only fintech neobank targeting immigrants to the USA, has launched mobile phone plans powered by Gigs. Gigs touts itself as being able to allow companies to offer their own phone and wearable plans in a matter of days. Zolve’s wireless plans, Zolve Connect, launched on 8/17/23 as noted
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What Can We Learn From MVNOs In Other Countries
What Can We Learn From MVNOs In Other Countries?
Jon Horovitz - Jul 28, 2023
As the United States Ambassador to MVNO Nation (United Kingdom), I have learned many new tactics for starting and operating an MVNO.  MVNO Nation claims to work with and support over 6000 MVNOs.  They state,  “We are a new type of community – bringing together global MVNOs and partners and
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So You Want To Startup An MVNO
Starting An MVNO, The Best Strategies For Success
Jon Horovitz - Jul 14, 2023
My phone rings two or three times a week and after exchanging pleasantries, I ask, “How can I be of assistance?” “I want to be an MVNO,” is what I hear. Okay, the MVNO business is strong, currently valued at $78 billion, and projected to grow to $140 billion by
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