July 31, 2014 Leave a comment
- U.S. mobile operators can charge SMBs and enterprises high prices for business services, as B2B pricing is custom and there are few alternative carriers.
- A few resellers bundle fixed and mobile services; B2B MVNOs with an array of pricing options and value-added services are hard to find.
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have the luxury of being considered the only serious choices in the U.S. for quasi-ubiquitous wireless coverage, access to international roaming services, handset sales and value-added services for businesses. Enterprise pricing is also highly customized and does not have much to do with the list prices available on the carriers’ standardized price sheets. There are a handful of wireless resellers and MVNOs (such as Cbeyond and Granite) that have added wireless plans and devices to fixed services offers for SMB bundles. However, it is hard to find pure-play B2B MVNOs that are serious alternatives to the big four. Read more of this post