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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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Simple Mobile Dealer Storefront (Pic Via Wave7 Research)

Simple Mobile Maintains Prepaid Market Dominance in Wave7 Research 2Q23 Dealer Survey, Verizon Prepaid Falls

Joe Paonessa - Jul 6, 2023
Simple Mobile once again emerged as the top-selling prepaid carrier in the latest Wave7 Research multi-carrier prepaid dealer survey conducted in the second quarter of 2023. This is the 34th straight time that Simple Mobile has won the quarterly survey and it has won every survey conducted by the firm.
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Simple Mobile Wins Wave7 Research 1Q23 Quarterly Prepaid Dealer Survey

Simple Mobile Wins 1Q23 Wave7 Research Prepaid Dealer Survey, Verizon Prepaid Hot On Its Heels

Joe Paonessa - Mar 28, 2023
Simple Mobile has won the Wave7 Research 1st quarter 2023 independent multi-carrier prepaid dealer survey. The provider has won every single quarterly survey ever performed by the firm. This was the 33rd survey. However, compared to previous surveys, fewer dealers responded with Simple Mobile as being their top seller, and
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Carrier Compatibility

Are Your Pre-Owned Handsets Carrier Compatible?

Jon Horovitz - Mar 24, 2023
Mobile carriers operate ever-changing networks in their management of protocols such as 5G and 6G. This impacts billions of devices operating on those networks globally. If this wasn’t challenging enough, device manufacturers make the same model of device with multiple internal hardware configurations. This makes matching devices to carriers a
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A New Crowd-Sourced Cellular Coverage Mapping Tool Has Launched

Joe Paonessa - Mar 21, 2023
Today, Stetson Doggett of launched a new crowd-sourced cellular coverage mapping tool in conjunction with SpeedSmart. The new tool is available at the website The platform initially launched weeks ago as an invite-only beta. The new mapping tool allows users to contribute to the project by uploading their
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