Lightyear Partners with Sprint for New MVNO
A company called Lightyear today announced the launch of a new MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) that will offer pre-paid and post-paid cellular phone services using Sprint's network. Lightyear, which has an existing customer base of about 60,000 users, already offers wireline communications. It hopes to expand its reach by offering bundled wireless and wireline services across its footprint in Kentucky. It didn't provide details on its initial batch of phones, nor when the service will go live.
AT&T Says It Won't Sell the LG G7 ThinQ, But It Has an LG Exclusive On Deck
AT&T does not plan to sell LG's new flagship phone, the G7 ThinQ, according to The Verge. Instead, the company plans to offer an exclusive phone from LG later this summer.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Sprint Signs Altice USA As Its Latest MVNO
Sprint has signed an agreement with Altice USA to resell Sprint service as an MVNO. Sprint is calling the deal a first-of-its-kind arrangement, as it will see the companies sharing services.
FreedomPop Creates New MVNO, Unreal Mobile, to Target Sprint and T-Mobile Customers
FreedomPop today announced the launch of Unreal Mobile, a new MVNO that it says will offer the most competitive unlimited plans available. The company is specifically targeting Sprint and T-Mobile customers ahead of the two corporations' planned merger.
ROK Mobile Expands Coverage and Retail Presence
ROK Mobile, a music-focused MVNO, today said it has significantly expanded coverage by partnering with "the nation's largest 4G LTE network." ROK Mobile didn't name its new partner, but said customers can now enjoy cellular network access in more places. The carrier has already partnered with Sprint and T-Mobile, so the new partner is either AT&T or Verizon Wireless.
How many MVNO's does Sprint need?
The only epic-fail with MVNO companies is that the customer service is unintelligible and even a 5 year-old with learning disabi...