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Market Guide for Internet of Things Mobile Virtual Network Enablers

Published: 09 April 2018

ID: G00342234

Analyst(s): Pablo Arriandiaga , Sylvain Fabre , Godfrey Chua


A growing breed of Internet of Things MVNEs is emerging that will facilitate the potential growth of new mobile virtual network operators. Infrastructure and operations leaders developing IoT MVNO capabilities should use this guide to select an IoT MVNE solution.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • eSIM
  • Global Coverage
  • Security and Private Networks
  • LPWA

Market Analysis

  • Business Models
    • Light IoT MVNOs
    • Full IoT MVNOs
    • Optional IoT Capabilities

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
  • Representative BSS/OSS Software Vendors in IoT MVNEs
  • Representative MNOs Vendors in IoT MVNEs
  • Representative of Existing IoT MVNO Vendors in IoT MVNEs
  • Representative Network Equipment Vendors in IoT MVNEs
  • Representative Professional Services Vendors in IoT MVNEs
  • Representative Well-Established MVNE Vendors in IoT MVNEs

Market Recommendations

  • Short-Term Strategies (12 to 18 Months)
  • Medium-Term Strategies (18 Months to Three Years)
  • Long-Term Strategies (Three to Five Years)

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