TITLE

MVNOs: Master Stroke Or Menace?

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Wireless Week;8/1/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on several mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in the U.S. Increase in the customer subscriber of Virgin Mobile USA; Advantage of MVNO on wireless networks; Preference of 7-Eleven to use the network of Cingular Wireless; Plan of Earthlink to launch wireless service.
ACCESSION #
14023382

 

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