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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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CoverageMap.com Launches
A New Crowd-Sourced Cellular Coverage Mapping Tool Has Launched
Joe Paonessa - Mar 21, 2023
Today, Stetson Doggett of BestPhonePlans.net launched a new crowd-sourced cellular coverage mapping tool in conjunction with SpeedSmart. The new tool is available at the website https://coveragemap.com/. 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 (www.MVNOnation.com) 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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