Global - Mobile - MVNOs


Archived report. This report was archived in 2011 and has not been updated since. To date, MVNOs have only had a significant presence in the developed markets of North America and Western Europe, which account for the majority of subscribers. However in the next couple of years, MVNOs are expected to continue emerging in the developing markets of Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia Pacific. The MVNO market has also witnessed a shift away from traditional business models as operators and new market entrants, alike, trial new models based on niche markets. This report provides an overview of the MVNO industry, including key statistics, trends, developments and information on the leading markets.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. MVNO market overview
    • 2.1 MVNOs to increase presence in developing markets
    • 2.2 Key developments
    • 2.3 MVNO subscribers and services revenue
  • 3. Key MVNO markets
    • 3.1 MVNOs in Europe
    • 3.2 MVNOs in USA
    • 3.3 MVNOs in Japan
  • 4. MVNO analysis
    • 4.1 The synergy between MVNEs and Social Networking Group (SNGs)
  • 5. Market definitions
    • 5.1 Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO)
    • 5.2 Other related definitions
  • 6. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Worldwide MVNO subscribers – 2005; 2009; 2010; 2013
  • Table 2 – Europe - Number of network operators, resellers and MVNOs – 2000 - 2007
  • Exhibit 1 – Examples of key MVNO customer segments
  • Exhibit 2 – Selected MVNOs and resellers in Europe – 2009
  • Exhibit 3 – USA - major developments in the MVNO market – 2007 - 2008
  • Exhibit 4 – Variables that affect MVNO development
  • Exhibit 5 – Comparative characteristics of an MVNO

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Mobile Communications (voice and infrastructure)

Number of pages 12

Status Archived

Last updated 14 Dec 2009
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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