Startup Decreases Costs For MVNOs

Marek, Sue
May 2002
Wireless Week;5/27/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p18
Trade Publication
Reports on the cost of entering the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market in the U.S. by wireless companies as of May 2002. Amount to be contributed by Virgin Mobile USA for its joint MVNO venture with Sprint PCS; Information on the technology and services provided by Visage, which calls itself a mobile network enabler; Key to reducing MVNO costs.


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