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Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?

AFTER THE HIGH-PROFILE DEMISE of MVNO maverick ESPN Mobile, the hype surrounding MVNOs has dimmed causing many back-office companies to stop trumpeting their enablement services for the sector. Now, a more chastened MVNE posse faces the looming specters of consolidation and evolving back-office requirements. Those that havent abandoned the saddle altogether continue to explore what […]

Companies Announce Support for Disney Mobile

Now that the Walt Disney Co. has announced the launch of its own MVNO and accompanying phone, several companies revealed today they have been contracted to help bring Disney Mobile to market. Telcordia Technologies Inc. is hosting the MVNO with its platform that includes the converged application server and converged real-time charging software. The company […]

Oh, Wireless, Where Art Thou?

NOW THAT CABLECOS HAVE PAIRED with Sprint Nextel Corp. for mobile wireless service, what are other CLECs to do about achieving the desired quadplay? Many regional CLECs simply dont have the volume, expertise or resources to take on a full-fledged MVNO business. Fortunately, help is on the way. Its now mandatory for a CLEC to […]

High-End MVNO Readies Launch

Another MVNO is rolling out this month. Voce, which targets upscale users, will launch service initially in New York and Los Angeles, with plans to expand to the top 10 U.S. metropolitan markets by the end of 2006. Voce is backed by Japanese content provider Faith Inc., which made its name in the U.S. wireless […]

ESPN Mobile Looks to Brightpoint for Service Enablement

ESPN Mobile, the MVNO from ESPN scheduled to launch in early 2006, has chosen Brightpoint Inc.s subsidiary, Brightpoint North America L.P., as its enabler. This means Brightpoint will facilitate services including inventory management, custom packaging, reverse logistics and fulfillment for the MVNO. ESPN Mobile already is working with Visage Mobile and Convergys Corp. Visage Mobile […]

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