MVNO FreedomPop has decide to take a crack at its own unlimited voice-and-text plan with a new $4.58-per-month all-you-can-eat option, which also includes 500 MB of free 3G and 4G data.
T-Mobile’s big growth third quarter was driven in part by 344,000 new MVNO connections. Those virtual subscribers are becoming and increasing chunk of T-Mobile’s business as it begins welcome more virtual operators to its network.
TextNow today may be an also-ran in the crowded over-the-top communications market, but it plans to set itself apart by becoming a full-fledged carrier. It wants to be the first all-IP carrier in the U.S.
There are a lot of new mobile virtual network operators popping up lately, from Republic Wireless to Ting. MVNOs practically went extinct in the last decade, but recently they’ve enjoyed a big resurgence. According to Wireless Intelligence, there are now 812 of them globally.