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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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How Pre-Owned Phones Can Benefit You And Your MVNO Customers

How Pre-Owned Phones Can Benefit You And Your MVNO Customers

Jon Horovitz - Aug 26, 2022
This past May, I wrote about why consumers purchase certain handsets to go along with their wireless service plan.  I received quite a few comments, one of the main areas being the risks or benefits of buying a used phone. Call them pre-owned, used, renewed, refurbished, certified or a half
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Consumer Cellular On Display At A Local Area Target

An Interview With Consumer Cellular’s CMO, Craig Lister

Jon Horovitz - Aug 19, 2022
Consumer Cellular has been one of the greatest success stories in the MVNO space.  Founded in 1995 in Portland, Oregon, Consumer Cellular helped to pioneer providing cellular service to the 50-plus-year-old demographic and now boasts over 4 million customers! The company is known for providing a superb customer experience.  They
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Big Cable Surpasses 9 Million Wireless Subscribers

Big Cable Hits 9 Million Wireless Subs, What’s The Key To Their Success & Can Your MVNO Compete?

Jon Horovitz - Aug 5, 2022
The lazy, hazy and in most spots, non-rainy days of summer have not cooled off wireless sales.  With today being August 5th, is it really only 31 days until Labor Day?  If you’ve been vacationing, here’s what’s going on: Charter Communications (Spectrum Mobile) and Comcast (Xfinity) had tremendous Q2, 2022
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Simple Mobile Sits On Top Of 2Q22 Wave7 Research Prepaid Dealer Survey

Simple Mobile Wins 2Q22 Wave7 Research Wireless Dealer Survey

Joe Paonessa - Jul 1, 2022
Simple Mobile has once again won Wave7 Research’s quarterly independent multi-carrier prepaid dealer survey. Survey results showed it to be the number one selling prepaid brand in the second quarter of 2022. This is the 30th straight time that Simple Mobile has finished atop the survey, which also corresponds to
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MVNO Nation

MVNO Nation is Taking Over the World!

Jon Horovitz - Jul 1, 2022
It seems that we in the United States are not the only ones with challenges and opportunities with regard to MVNOs.  I was recently introduced to a wonderful new organization, MNVO Nation, in London and attended (virtually) two of their latest events that brought together leaders from the United Kingdom,
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Should You Hire A Consultant For Your MVNO?

Should Your MVNO Use A Consultant?

Jon Horovitz - Jun 17, 2022
Most small business owners think they know everything, I know I did.  Okay, without this being a history lesson, I have been in the wireless mobility, communications, telecom, cellular or call it whatever you want industry for thirty-one (31+) years.  When some people criticize younger people for walking around with
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Taxes And Fees Phone Bill

What Are These Fees On My Phone Bill And Why Do They Keep Going Up?

Jon Horovitz - Jun 3, 2022
Although still struggling with gas pricing, food costs skyrocketing, rents going up and everything else tied into our current inflation issues as well as the pundits talking about a possible recession, most people thought they had figured out their monthly telecom costs. With unlimited talk, text, and data, phone bills
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Mobile Phone

It’s All About the Phones, Or Is It? What Are the Reasons For Purchasing A Specific Model?

Jon Horovitz - May 20, 2022
If you’re reading this on your mobile phone, please stop and ask yourself, “why did I buy this particular model?”  Is it an Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Google, TCL, OnePlus, or a lesser-known brand that most of the non-exclusive dealers sell?  Is it new?  Refurbished?  Did you get device protection, or
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While MVNOs Were Sleeping, Cable Companies Added 8.5m Subscribers

While MVNOs Were Sleeping, Cable Companies Added 8.5m Wireless Subs

Jon Horovitz - May 6, 2022
For most of us in the wireless business, it is common knowledge that “the first handheld cellular phone call was made on April 3, 1973, by Motorola engineer Martin Cooper from Sixth Avenue in New York while walking between 53rd and 54th streets. Cooper hoisted the 2 1/2-pound prototype to his ear
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The Value Of Free

The Value Of Free, Is It Really Free Phones, And Free Service?

Jon Horovitz - Apr 22, 2022
What value can you assign to “Free?”  This debate has been going on for years and has now found its way into the wireless connectivity world.  The old adage that “if something seems too good to be true, it probably is” has steered most intelligent people away from getting something
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