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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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How MVNOs Can Save Themselves Money

How Your MVNO Can Save Money

Jon Horovitz - Jan 13, 2023
As we enter 2023 and close out 2022, many companies are preparing end of year reports and most likely looking at what expenses affected their bottom line, whether it be net income, EBITA or another metric/KPI that they use to effectively manage their business.  Our MVNOs are no different and
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Simple Mobile On Display At A CA Independent Prepaid Dealer Store Photo Via Wave7 Research

Simple Mobile Finishes 2022 Atop Wave7 Research Prepaid Dealer Quarterly Survey

Joe Paonessa - Dec 29, 2022
Wave7 Research’s 4th quarter 2022 independent multi-carrier prepaid dealer survey results are in. And for the 32nd straight time, for as long as Wave7 Research has run the survey, Simple Mobile has come out on top. The Verizon-owned brand was sold in 25 out of 30 dealer stores surveyed. It
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Nebula Wireless Set To Launch 1Q23

Nebula Wireless Aims To Pair Premium Services With Affordable Pricing

Joe Paonessa - Nov 11, 2022
Nebula Wireless is set to formally launch by early January 2023 with plans starting at $20/month. Due to contractual agreements, the upcoming MVNO cannot publicly name which wireless provider(s) it will use to power its network. However, the Nebula Wireless website says that it will operate on the largest mid-band/low-band
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MVNOS Grow Your Business With New Platforms And Products

MVNOs Need To Look At New Products & Platforms To Keep Up With The Big Guys

Jon Horovitz - Oct 21, 2022
I had a great week of listening and learning the past week.  First, I had the opportunity to meet in New York City with Dennis Bauer, the co-founder of San Francisco based GIGs.  GIGs is a “global operator in your pocket, without the hassle,” and is an embeddable, API-first operator
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Simple Mobile Sits On Top Of 3Q22 Wave7 Research Prepaid Dealer Survey

Simple Mobile Still Number One In 3Q22 Wave7 Research Multi-Carrier Prepaid Dealer Survey

Bridget Cox - Oct 1, 2022
Once again, Simple Mobile has stolen the top spot in Wave7 Research’s quarterly independent multi-carrier dealer survey. To date, Simple has commanded the lead every quarter in all of the 31 quarterly surveys conducted by the research firm. According to one California dealer in the survey, Simple comprised more than
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Q4 2022 Are MVNOs Ready

It’s The 4th Quarter….. Are MVNOs Ready?

Jon Horovitz - Sep 30, 2022
I looked at the calendar today and was astonished to see that tomorrow is October 1st and the beginning of the fourth quarter.  It seems like only a few weeks ago that we were planning for January’s Consumer Electronics Show, prepaid sales for Tax Time, and adjusting our plans based
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MVNO Nation On The Digitalization of MVNOs

MVNO Nation On The Digitalization of MVNOs!

Jon Horovitz - Sep 9, 2022
Digitization is the process of converting information into a digital format. The result is the representation of an object, sound, image, document or signal obtained by generating a series of numbers that describe a discreet set of points or samples (Wikipedia). My friends at MVNO Nation ( over in the
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