Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market By Type (Business MVNO, Cellular M2M MVNO, Discount MVNO, Lifestyle/Entertainment MVNO, Retail MVNO, Migrant MVNO, Telecom MVNO, and Others), By Operational Model (Service Operator MVNO, Reseller MVNO, and Full MVNO) - Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2016 - 2023

Report Scope

This report analyzes the global Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) market in terms of type, subscriber, operational model, and geography. On the basis of type, the global MVNO market is segmented in to business MVNO, cellular M2M MVNO, discount MVNO, media/entertainment MVNO, retail MVNO, migrant MVNO, telecom MVNO, and others. The market is further segmented on the basis of operational model into service operator MVNO, reseller MVNO, and full MVNO. Similarly, on the basis of subscriber, the global MVNO market is classified into consumer MVNO and enterprise MVNO. The geographical distribution of the global MVNO market considered in this study encompasses regional markets such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market


Proliferation in the number of mobile network subscribers across the globe is one of the key factors fueling the MVNO market growth. The growing demand for operational efficient cellular network across the globe has compelled telecommunication regulatory authorities to encourage MVNO companies to enter the telecommunication market. In addition, investments made by mobile network operators to upgrade telecom infrastructure is also expected to have positive impact on the market growth. These factors are expected to contribute towards a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% during the forecast period 2016 – 2023. However, reduced tariffs and thus lower profit margins may pose challenge to the revenue growth of mobile virtual network operators in the short to medium term of the forecast period. 

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market

1.1    Report Description

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled “Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2023” is to offer industry investors, company executives, and industry participants with in-depth insights to enable them make informed strategic decisions related to the opportunities in the MVNO market.

1.1.1   Target Audience

  • Industry Investors
  • Mobile Network Operators
  • Mobile Manufacturers
  • Terminal Manufacturers
  • Media Companies
  • OTT Players

1.1.2   USP and Key Offerings

The report titled “Global MVNO Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2023” offers strategic insights into the global MVNO market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2014 to 2023. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on type, operational model, subscriber, and cross-sectional study across different geographies. In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the key industry participants, their SCOT (Strength, Challenges, Opportunities, and Weaknesses) analysis, market positioning, and recent developments. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive sub-markets within the MVNO market
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 2-Year market size data (2013 – 2014)
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global MVNO market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2014 to 2023, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

On the basis of geography, the global Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) market is segmented into following regions and countries.

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australasia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
    • Latin America
    • Middle East
    • Africa

The following figure represents contribution of different geographic regions to the global MVNO market in 2015.


Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market

As of 2015, Europe was the largest Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) market worldwide followed by North America and Asia Pacific respectively. The MVNO market in Europe is majorly encouraged by regulators and favorable regulatory support in the region. The regulators see MVNO as a way to reduce price and increase competition. A trend of MVNOs being used directly as a regulatory instrument can also be seen in the region. In addition, Europe is home to around two-third of domestic MVNOs.  The trend shall prolong and the region is forecast to hold on to its leading position throughout the forecast period. On the other hand, Asia Pacific is slated to become the most attractive regional market and is expected to witness the fastest growth. The anticipated growth can be attributed to the perpetually increasing mobile subscribers and penetration of mobile communication technologies in the region.

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Published Date:  Jul 2016
Category:  Technology & Media
Report ID:   57879
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
Rating:    4.3 (65)
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