Business

The Unbundling of Mobile Network Infrastructure Will be a Generational Boon for Mobile Operators … if They Embrace It

While mobile operators have long utilized the partner concept of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO’s) – allowing asset-light mobile operators to rent their network infrastructure and market plans to consumers – the traditional approach has often fallen short. At OXIO, we’ve built a platform that allows any brand who wants to package mobile access as part of its customer experience the ability to instantly become a virtual mobile operator with no up-front investments, no individual licenses, and no carrier or telecom expertise. While we strongly believe our approach delivers significant benefits for both carriers and our customers, this article will…

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Connectivity is not a luxury, it’s a right. Why everyone deserves access to the Digital World

Think about your day-to-day online experience. Are you streaming Netflix on your home Wi-Fi? Do you think twice before showing your friend a new Youtube clip. Maybe online access is the lifeline of your business. Or maybe it’s your lifeline, period. Think about what you do online—socializing with friends and family, keeping up with news and pop culture. While many of us in the United States and other countries have the technical and financial ability to shop online without leaving the house, billions of others rely on free WiFi hotspots and pay-as-you-go plans to get online at all. Reliability and…

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What purchasing mobile connectivity is like for most people

OXIO wants to make mobile data cheaper for everyone. Furthermore, we want anyone in the world to be able to get connected at anytime. In Mexico for example, and just like in Columbia, Indonesia or most nations in the world, mobile internet is still far too expensive for the majority of the people. To better illustrate our point, we have collected the experience of Emmanuel, a Colombian national who regularly has to go to a store to “top up”. We hope that a real world experience such as his helps illustrate why OXIO was created. Emmanuel owns a mid-range Android…

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