It looks as though Comcast is getting more serious about establishing itself in the mobile biz, confirming a series of executive moves, including the promotion of Greg Butz to head up a new Comcast Mobile division.
Comcast has confirmed a series of executive moves, including a promotion for Greg Butz, executive vice president of sales and marketing, who will now head up a new Comcast Mobile division.
RWG Mobile is to become the first mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) dedicated purely to people who live and work in Wales when it launches on Jul. 18.
America Movíl's U.S. MVNO, TracFone Wireless, appears to be in the process of launching a handset leasing program for its Straight Talk brand. Straight Talk Plus, which will allow eligible customers to pay for their smartphones in monthly installments, is rolling out in Walmart stores across the country, according to a new report from research firm Wave7.
Verizon's Fran Shammo said he is not concerned about cable operators like Comcast and Charter Communications launching wireless services through MVNO agreements with Verizon. In fact, Shammo said that Verizon would ink an MVNO agreement with Europe's Altice, which has acquired Suddenlink in the United States and is close to closing its agreement to purchase Cablevision.
A familiar refrain among consumers is that cellular, pay TV, and broadband are overpriced. But if you take a look at the cost of providing some of these services, plot them against demand and usage patterns, and consider some of the unique aspects of the North America market and geography, a different picture emerges. So here's my take, in terms of what looks reasonable from the perspective of the consumer, and service providers' requirement to operate a viable business.
Apple CEO Tim Cook offered his clearest comments yet on the possibility of the iPhone vendor launching its own MVNO service, explaining that Apple typically operates at a global scale and therefore likely wouldn't launch an MVNO in a specific country.
The UK Post Office's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is shutting down, the beleaguered publicly owned company has said.
BOSTON-- A top executive for Cox Communications said that the company continues to evaluate whether it will launch an MVNO service, but that it hasn't made a decision either way yet.
BOSTON-- Startup BandwidthX is notching millions of connections per day on its Marketplace, which essentially sells excess capacity on Wi-Fi networks to MVNOs, mobile network operators and others.