Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market

Mobile Virtual Network Operators Market by Types (Business, Discount, M2M, Media, Migrant, Retail, Telecom, and Roaming), Operational Models (Full MVNOs, Reseller MVNOs, and Service Operator MVNOs), End-users (Consumers and Enterprises), and Regions (Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa) - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast 2021–2028

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The global mobile virtual network operators market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period, 2021 – 2028. The growth of the market is attributed to the increasing use of data and value-added services such as live streaming and M-commerce based services.

Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) can cater to various customer needs, without owning the infrastructure or license for using radio frequencies. Growing smartphone penetration and the rising mobile subscriber base is projected to contribute to the market growth.

Mobile Virtual Network Operators Market Key Takeaways

The presence of a large number of market players has made the market quite competitive. This has encouraged key players to offer mobile services at affordable prices. Additionally, mobile virtual network operators are merging with smartphone manufacturers to offer their services at lower prices that can attract new consumer base.

MVNOs are providing affordable and convenient mobility options for industries such as entertainment, lifestyle, and productivity to increase their revenue generation. Additionally, they are offering various benefits to consumers for roaming services. For instance, Lyca mobile offers international calling at affordable rates.

Companies are focusing on improving Mobile Broadband (MBB) connections. Additionally, they are working on improving their network coverage benefits that are offered by mobile virtual mobile network operators, such as cost-effectiveness and time efficiency.

Market Drivers, Restraints, Trends, and Opportunities

  • The emergence of services such as machine-to-machine (M2M) transactions and mobile payment is anticipated to drive the growth of mobile virtual network operators market during the forecast period.
  • Recent technological advancements such as introduction of cloud and M2M transactions are projected to drive the market growth.
  • Growing use of advanced devices and increasing speed of Internet has encouraged the growth in the use of data applications such as Internet browsing and video streaming. Additionally, low-cost voice and data services offered by the service providers attract more customers, which is accelerating the market growth.
  • Mobile network operators (MNOs) are investing in upgrading and maintaining their existing infrastructure, which results in high operational costs and declining average revenue. Thus, the lack of operational expertise is expected to hamper the growth of the mobile virtual network operators market.
  • Fragmented and low spectrum holding by MNOs is expected to impact the service quality, which makes the entry of mobile virtual network operators in certain regions nonviable, thereby impeding the market growth.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has persuaded people to work from home to curb the spread of virus. This, in turn, has increased the network traffic and data usage across the globe, which has positively influenced the market growth.

Scope of the Report

The report on the global mobile virtual network operator market includes an assessment of the market, trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics have also been included in the report.

Attributes

Details

Report Title

Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast

Base Year

2020

Historic Data

2018–2019

Forecast Period

2021–2028

Segmentation

Types (Business, Discount, M2M, Media, Migrant, Retail, Telecom, and Roaming), Operational Models (Full MVNOs, Reseller MVNOs, and Service Operator MVNOs), and End-users (Consumers and Enterprises)

Regional Scope

Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa

Report Coverage

Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends, and Revenue Forecast

Key Players Covered in the Report

Lebara Group, Lyca Mobile, TalkTalk Group, Giffgaff, Poste Mobile SpA, Virgin Mobile, and TracFone Wireless Inc.


Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Segment Insights

M2M segment to account a significant market share.
Based on types, the market is segmented into business, discount, M2M, media, migrant, retail, telecom, and roaming. The M2M segment is expected to account for a significant market share owing to the rising adoption of cellular connectivity in machines that ranges from vehicles to vending machines. Recent technological innovations in the 3G M2M market, rising number of initiatives by MNOs to expand their service offerings, and increasing mobile network coverage are the factors that are anticipated to drive the segment growth. Large number of MNOs are collaborating with M2M application service providers, thereby driving the demand for MNO deployment in M2M applications during the forecast period.

Full MVNOs segment to account a considerable market share.
On the basis of operational model, the market is divided into full MVNOs, reseller MVNOs, and service operator MVNOs. The full MVNOs segment is anticipated to account for a considerable market share owing to the low investment required for full MVNO network infrastructure and it ensures full call control. It also allows consumers to have international calls at highly discounted rates.

MVNOs are focusing on offering differentiated services to avoid direct competition with MNOs. They aim at capitalizing opportunities that are related to roaming services by providing special services to tourists and youth. MVNOs are focusing on increasing revenue for MNOs by offering various wholesale deals and increasing network utilization to create their own MVNOs by launching sub-brands.

Consumers segment to acquire a large market share.
Based on end-users, the market is segmented into consumer and enterprises. The consumers segment is expected to acquire a large market share during the forecast period. Rising use of advanced devices and increasing speed of Internet ensures the growth of data applications such as video streaming and internet browsing. This, in turn, has encouraged consumers utilize more time on Internet, thereby driving the segment growth.

The productivity of enterprises is increased by connecting a wide range of devices. The partnership between MNOs and MVNOs mainly focuses on brand reputation, distribution network, promotional strategies, and access to segments. The MVNO model has taken a significant shift from voice to a more data-centric experience, which is spurring the growth of the enterprises segment.

Mobile Virtual Network Operators Market By End Users

Europe expected to account a significant market share.
In terms of regions, the market is classified as Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. Europe is anticipated to account for a significant market share owing to the favorable regulatory framework. This is expected to play a significant role in the development of MVNOs. Rising usage of data services is anticipated to further foster the regional market growth.

The market in Asia Pacific is speculated to expand at a robust rate owing to the rapid expansion of telecom service industries in this region. Countries such as India, China, Myanmar, and Vietnam are focusing on expanding and modernizing their telecom services. Countries with advanced cellular networks such as Malaysia, Australia, and Japan are expected to play a key role in the growth of market in this region.

1. Executive Summary
2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Overview
  4.1. Introduction
     4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
     4.1.2. Market Definition
  4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
     4.2.1. Industry Outlook
  4.3. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Dynamics
     4.3.1. Market Drivers
     4.3.2. Market Restraints
     4.3.3. Opportunity
     4.3.4. Market Trends
  4.4. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market - Supply Chain
  4.5. Global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Forecast
     4.5.1. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.2. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.3. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Absolute $ Opportunity
5. Global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast by Types
  5.1. Market Trends
  5.2. Introduction
     5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Types
     5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Types
  5.3. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Types
     5.3.1. Business
     5.3.2. Discount
     5.3.3. M2M
     5.3.4. Media
     5.3.5. Migrant
     5.3.6. Retail
     5.3.7. Telecom
     5.3.8. Roaming
  5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Types
  5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Types
6. Global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast by End Users
  6.1. Market Trends
  6.2. Introduction
     6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
     6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  6.3. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     6.3.1. Consumers
     6.3.2. Enterprises
  6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by End Users
  6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by End Users
7. Global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
  7.1. Market Trends
  7.2. Introduction
     7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
     7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
  7.3. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
     7.3.1. North America
     7.3.2. Latin America
     7.3.3. Europe
     7.3.4. Asia Pacific
     7.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
  7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
  7.6. Global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
8. North America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast
  8.1. Introduction
     8.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     8.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
  8.2. North America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     8.2.1. U.S.
     8.2.2. Canada
  8.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  8.4. North America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Types
     8.4.1. Business
     8.4.2. Discount
     8.4.3. M2M
     8.4.4. Media
     8.4.5. Migrant
     8.4.6. Retail
     8.4.7. Telecom
     8.4.8. Roaming
  8.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Types
  8.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Types
  8.7. North America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     8.7.1. Consumers
     8.7.2. Enterprises
  8.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  8.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  8.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     8.10.1. By Country
     8.10.2. By Product Type
     8.10.3. By Application
  8.11. North America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
9. Latin America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast
  9.1. Introduction
     9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     9.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
  9.2. Latin America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. Brazil
      9.2.2. Mexico
      9.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  9.4. Latin America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Types
     9.4.1. Business
     9.4.2. Discount
     9.4.3. M2M
     9.4.4. Media
     9.4.5. Migrant
     9.4.6. Retail
     9.4.7. Telecom
     9.4.8. Roaming
  9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Types
  9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Types
  9.7. Latin America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     9.7.1. Consumers
     9.7.2. Enterprises
  9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     9.10.1. By Country
     9.10.2. By Product Type
     9.10.3. By Application
  9.11. Latin America Mobile Virtual Network Operator Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
10. Europe Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast
  10.1. Introduction
     10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     10.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
  10.2. Europe Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     10.2.1. Germany
     10.2.2. France
     10.2.3. Italy
     10.2.4. U.K.
     10.2.5. Spain
     10.2.6. Russia
     10.2.7. Rest of Europe
  10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  10.4. Europe Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Types
     10.4.1. Business
     10.4.2. Discount
     10.4.3. M2M
     10.4.4. Media
     10.4.5. Migrant
     10.4.6. Retail
     10.4.7. Telecom
     10.4.8. Roaming
  10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Types
  10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Types
  10.7. Europe Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     10.7.1. Consumers
     10.7.2. Enterprises
  10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     10.10.1. By Country
     10.10.2. By Product Type
     10.10.3. By Application
  10.11. Europe Mobile Virtual Network Operator Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
11. Asia Pacific Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast
  11.1. Introduction
     11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     11.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
  11.2. Asia Pacific Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     11.2.1. China
     11.2.2. Japan
     11.2.3. South Korea
     11.2.4. India
     11.2.5. Australia
     11.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
  11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  11.4. Asia Pacific Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Types
     11.4.1. Business
     11.4.2. Discount
     11.4.3. M2M
     11.4.4. Media
     11.4.5. Migrant
     11.4.6. Retail
     11.4.7. Telecom
     11.4.8. Roaming
  11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Types
  11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Types
  11.7. Asia Pacific Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     11.7.1. Consumers
     11.7.2. Enterprises
  11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     11.10.1. By Country
     11.10.2. By Product Type
     11.10.3. By Application
  11.11. Asia Pacific Mobile Virtual Network Operator Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
12. Middle East & Africa Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Analysis and Forecast
  12.1. Introduction
     12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     12.1.3. Middle East & Africa Average Pricing Analysis
  12.2. Middle East & Africa Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     12.2.1. Saudi Arabia
     12.2.2. South Africa
     12.2.3. UAE
     12.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  12.4. Middle East & Africa Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by Types
     12.4.1. Business
     12.4.2. Discount
     12.4.3. M2M
     12.4.4. Media
     12.4.5. Migrant
     12.4.6. Retail
     12.4.7. Telecom
     12.4.8. Roaming
  12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Types
  12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Types
  12.7. Middle East & Africa Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     12.7.1. Consumers
     12.7.2. Enterprises
  12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     12.10.1. By Country
     12.10.2. By Product Type
     12.10.3. By Application
  12.11. Middle East & Africa Mobile Virtual Network Operator Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
13. Competition Landscape
  13.1. Global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market: Market Share Analysis
  13.2. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Distributors and Customers
  13.3. Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market: Competitive Dashboard
  13.4. Company Profiles (Details: Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy)
     13.4.1. Lebara Group
     13.4.2. Lyca Mobile
     13.4.3. TalkTalk Group
     13.4.4. Giffgaff
     13.4.5. Poste Mobile SpA
     13.4.6. Virgin Mobile
     13.4.7. TracFone Wireless Inc.
Segments Covered in the Report
The global mobile virtual network operator market has been segmented on the basis of

Types
  • Business
  • Discount
  • M2M
  • Media
  • Migrant
  • Retail
  • Telecom
  • Roaming
Operational Models
  • Full MVNOs
  • Reseller MVNOs
  • Service Operator MVNOs
End-users
  • Consumers
  • Enterprises
Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
Key Players
  • Lebara Group
  • Lyca Mobile
  • TalkTalk Group
  • Giffgaff
  • Poste Mobile SpA
  • Virgin Mobile
  • TracFone Wireless Inc.

Some of the key players in the global mobile virtual network operator market are Lebara Group, Lyca Mobile, TalkTalk Group, Giffgaff, Poste Mobile SpA, Virgin Mobile and TracFone Wireless Inc.

Companies are focusing on geographic expansion to acquire a large consumer base. For instance, Virgin Mobile has its presence in countries such as Australia, Canada, Poland, Mexico, France, Saudi Arabia, the US, and the UK. Additionally, they are focusing on engaging in various business strategies such as mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships to offer better services to their customers.

 Mobile Virtual Network Operators Market By Key Players

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