Mobile virtual network operators fail to shake up the industry
The likes of Virgin Mobile, FNB Connect, Mr Price Mobile and Standard Bank Mobile only contribute about 1.8% of total subscribers
It has been 13 years since the first mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) entered the SA market with much fanfare. More than a decade later the MVNOs, which lease network infrastructure from mobile operators to sell data and voice services, have failed to gain traction and shake up the industry.
The MVNOs — which include Virgin Mobile, FNB Connect, Mr Price Mobile and Standard Bank Mobile — contribute about 1.8% of the total mobile subscribers. ..