Source: The Economic Times, Mar 31, 2016
The Telecom Commission approved a new category of mobile phone services. The providers of these services — called virtual network operators (VNOs) — will be different from the usual telecom operators. Instead of building costly networks, they can simply pay and partner an existing mobile network operator, piggyback on that network and resell their services under their own brand.
The opportunity for VNO could open the doors for everyone from startup entrepreneurs to companies with large consumer base like mutual fund houses to ecommerce firms to retail chains. They could use the telecom networks to offer mobile, fixed line or internet services.
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