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MVNO Growth Is Unstoppable! – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – September 17, 2021 For every failure amongst former MVNOs (ESPN, Disney, AMP’d, etc. etc.) there are incredible success stories of those MVNOs that have solved the puzzle of having BOTH a Differentiator and a Distribution plan and have filled … Continue reading

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Boost Mobile Now Making Big Push To Promote K Health Partnership – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – August 20, 2021 In May, Boost Mobile announced that it had partnered with K Health to offer free telemedicine health care services to its subscribers. Until now, Boost has done very little to market the new perk. Boost Mobile … Continue reading

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US Mobile Founder Sees Big Things Ahead After $11.5M Investment From Volitional Capital – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – July 30, 2021 Early last week, Volition Capital and US Mobile formerly announced a new partnership. Volition Capital, a growth equity firm out of Boston has invested $11.5 million in US Mobile through Series A funding. US Mobile Founder … Continue reading

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GreatCall Rebrands To Lively – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – June 2, 2021 GreatCall has quietly rebranded to now be called Lively. I noticed the change several days ago while browsing online. GreatCall announced the branding change to Lively via Twitter on May 20, 2021. The rebranding also came … Continue reading

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Google Fi Is Airing Some TV Commercials And Internet Video Ads Touting Its Privacy Features – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – May 24, 2021 A couple of weeks ago I was watching some YouTube videos when an ad played touting Google Fi. This led me to wonder whether Google may actually also be running some TV commercials for Fi. Lo … Continue reading

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Boom Mobile Updates Plans, Get 10GB Data for $29.99 – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – May 18, 2021 Boom Mobile provides service on all three major networks in the USA. The MVNO offers over 40 phone plans. Dennis Bournique of Prepaid Compare just noted a multitude of mostly positive changes from the company. Many … Continue reading

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MVNO Owners Get Together, Discuss Future Of The Industry – BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – Apr 5, 2021 I had the pleasure of attending the Informa MVNO Series North America Digital Symposium this week, hosted by Will Townsend of Moor Insights and Strategy ( http://www.moorinsightsstrategy.com/ ). It was two days of discussions involving new … Continue reading

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Update on Tello Service – April 29, 2021

I contacted Tello about a problem receiving texts. My first response wasn’t that positive as they indicated I needed to do a bunch of stuff I wasn’t willing to do. It included a bunch of complicated stuff. I followed up … Continue reading

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LG’s Mobile Demise Will Have A Big Impact On The Prepaid Wireless Market — BestMVNO

By Joe Paonessa – Apr 5, 2021 Yesterday LG announced that it will close its mobile business unit. The end result is that LG is no longer going to produce mobile phones. The move isn’t entirely surprising as the company hasn’t had a … Continue reading

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Update on SD Card – March 25, 2021

I mentioned purchasing the SD card here – Called Local Phone Store – March 25, 2021. Turns out about 2 hours after posting it, my phone finally recognized the new SD card. It still doesn’t show up in my storage … Continue reading

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