MVNO Business Plan 2017

  • ID: 4397310
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 159 Pages
  • Mind Commerce
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Why Build Your Own MVNO Business Plan from Scratch?

This is a full business plan based on the launch of an illustrative Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) known as Contendus. The plan covers all aspects of the company launch plan including market assessment, funding requirements, financial analysis, market segmentation and product differentiation. Also included is go-to-market plan, distribution and replenishment plans, comparison of MVNO's and more. The major benefit of this report is to assist in the development of an MVNO launch and to help validate existing plans.

Launching a MVNO involves a lot of careful planning and an understanding of the competitive threats and opportunities. Understanding the competitive issues and what type of MVNO to launch is key to success. A critical aspect to the success of any MVNO is its wholesale negotiations with the host mobile network operator (MNO). Accordingly, the MVNO Business Plan includes Modelling and Negotiation Strategies for Contracting with Host Mobile Network Operators. This includes rate structures of the retail minus and cost plus models, the pros and cons of each, and how to implement them.

The MVNO Business Plan also includes evaluation of wholesale incentives, the reconciliation process and also what macro and micro environmental aspects to consider when defining your negotiation strategy. Also includes is an example Service Level Agreement (SLA), modeled from real life operational MVNO SLAs, which can be customized and built upon to meet the needs of their service management requirements.

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Target Audience

While this report will be of interest to anyone involved in the start-up or business development in the wireless space, it will be of particular value to the following groups:

  • MVNO start-ups
  • Mobile network operators
  • MVNE/MVNO service providers
  • Investors and analysts in the mobile space
  • Suppliers of MVNO equipment and software
  • Consultants and systems integration companies
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Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Business Plan

1. Executive Summary
A. The Business
B. The Strategy
C. The Market
D. The Management
E. The Financials
F. The Company Mission
G. The Criteria of Mvno
H. Exceptions

2. The Business
A. Requirement Analysis
B. Description of Services
C. Target Market
D. Services Offered - Primary Revenue Drivers
E. Potential Future Services - Alternative Revenue Sources
F. Distribution, Purchasing and Refills
G. Starter Package
H. Handsets and Hardware
I. GSM System and the SIM-Card
J. The Web-Site and Customer Interface
K. Scope for Enhancements and Future Technology 4G/LTE
L. Back-Office and Customer Care
M. The Network Operator
N. Regulatory
O. Churn

3. The Opportunity
A. Opportunity
B. Strategy
C. Provisioning and Management
D. Infrastructure
E. Multi-IMSI Approach
F. Multi-Network VPN
G. Security and Control
H. Forecast

4. The Market
A. US Wireless Market
B. Prepaid Markets
C. Wholesale
D. Negotiation Vectors
E. Analysis on Setup Cost
F. Terminal Usage and Control
G. Network Usage and Control

5. Marketing Plan
A. General Overview
B. Marketing Ideas
C. Initial Market Segments and Strategic Considerations
D. Partnering and Co-Branding
E. Loyalty Program
F. Migration Strategy

6. Financial Overview
A. Revenue Streams & Cost Considerations
B. Revenue Growth
C. Financial Projections
D. Funding
E. Exit Strategy

7. Extensions and Upgrades
A. Selection Criteria
B. Technical Requirements
C. Other Factors

8. Potential Market Segments

9. The Management Team and Partners
A. Management
B. Board of Advisors and Partners
A. Partners

10. Competition
A. General Overview
B. Prepaid Players
B. SWOT Analysis
C. Prepaid Competition Analysis

Europe vs. United States
C. General Overview

11. The Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market & Growth Overview
A. General Overview
B. Global Overview and Forecast
C. MVNO Drive in Europe
D. MVNO Drive in America
E. MVNO Drive in Middle East
F. MVNO Drive in Asia Pacific

12. Case Studies

13. Conclusions

14. Appendix
A. Cellular Operator Organization Structure
B. Initiating Contact With MNOs
C. Establishing a Strategy


MVNO Operational Cost Planning: Modelling and Negotiation Strategies for Contracting with Host Mobile Network Operators

1.1. The MVNO Landscape
1.2. MVNO Background
1.3. MVNO Technology Options

2. Wholesale Models 1
2.1. Cost Plus Model
2.1.1. Cost Plus Rate Sheet
2.2. Retail Minus Model
2.2.1. Straight Retail Minus
2.2.2. Benchmark Retail Minus
2.2.3. Retail Minus Rate Sheet
2.3. Interconnect
2.4. Wholesale Incentives

3. Invoicing and Reconciliation
3.1. Invoice Dispute Process
3.1.1. Sample Invoice

4. Environmental Considerations
4.1. Macro Environmental Analysis
4.2. Micro Environment Analysis

5. Recommendations
5.1.1. Knowledge and Expertise
5.1.2. Technology Solution
5.1.3. HNO MVNO Rate Structure
5.1.4. HNO Services List

6. Negotiation Tactics
6.1.1. Tell them What they Want to Hear
6.1.2. Start High
6.1.3. Contract Clauses

7. Conclusions

List of Figures
Figure 1 - MVNO Technology Options
Figure 2 - Wholesale Charges for Network Activity using the Cost Plus Model
Figure 3 - Segments Diagram
Figure 4 - Wholesale Charges for Network Activity using the Retail Minus Model
Figure 5 - Calculating the straight Retail Minus
Figure 6 - Calculating the Benchmark Retail Rate
Figure 7 - Calculation for Wholesale Rate
Figure 8 - Interconnect Charging
Figure 9 - Wholesale Rate Variance Calculation with Interconnect Consideration
Figure 10 - Example MNO MVNO Commercial Relationship
Figure 11 - Sample Wholesale Invoice Page One
Figure 12 - Sample Wholesale Invoice Page Two


MVNO, MVNE and MNO Service Level Agreement (SLA)

What is a Service Level Agreement
Why is It Important to Have an SLA?
SLA'S in the MVNO World
Sample Service Level Agreement
MVNO Billing through Wholesale Line Rental

1. Review

2. Dispute Resolution

3. Metrics

4. Definitions
4.5. Unconfirmed Clear
4.7. Confirmed Clear Permanent
4.8. Parked Time
4.9. Establishment of Contact Points
4.10. Reoccurring faults
4.11. Fault escalation

5. Fault Escalation Process

6. SLA Schedule

Appendix 1 - Exclusions
Appendix 2 - Guidelines for Payment of Penalty Credits
Appendix 3 - Parked Time
Appendix 4 - General Dispute Process
Appendix 5 - Wholesale Usage Invoicing and Dispute Process


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The Future of Virtual Network Operators

This report will help the reader understand the evolution of VNOs and identify future business opportunities in areas such as the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality, and Wearables

Table of Contents:

  • Understanding Virtual Network Operators
  • MVNO Ecosystem
    • MVNO
    • MVNE
    • MVNA
  • Next Generation Virtual Network Operators
    • Converged VNO
    • VNO and Internet of Things
  • Future VNO Market Opportunities
  • Internet of Things VNO
    • IoT Full Service VNO
    • IoT Data VNO
  • Virtual Reality VNO
  • Wearables VNO
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