MVNO Services

We provide advisory, project management and managed services for MNOs, MVNOs, MVNEs and MVNAs. Our MVNO-related experience includes:

• MVNE strategy and proposition development
• Platform requirements set-up for new MVNOs and sub-brands
• Business assurance solution build and management
• Vendor selection for MVNO and MNOs looking to engage an MVNE
• MVNO strategy development and launch support

MVNO Services

Experienced and Extensive Project Support

From initial strategy and business case sign-off, through to technical design, build and commercial implementation, we provide end-to-end support.

We assist MNOs, MVNOs, MVNEs, MVNAs and other players in the chain achieve their objectives and establish and manage the MVNO ecosystem.

Project examples:


  • Strategy and business case support including detailed cost and revenue modelling
  • Negotiation support for contracts and commercial terms
  • Vendor evaluation and selection, including architecture design
  • Securing funding
  • End-to-end support, including PMO and launch (e.g. proposition development, distribution, platform deployment)


  • MVNO and sub-branding strategy including scenario analysis
  • Cost modelling to determine wholesale pricing
  • Identification and recruitment of wholesale / MVNO partners
  • Development of optimal operational and technical architecture
  • Internal segmentation analysis
  • Vendor short-list, assessment and selection


  • Assessment of MVNO policy, regulation and market impact
  • International regulatory benchmarking and support with preparation of NRA’s regulatory licensing framework
  • Preparing the MVNO business case, drivers and alternative operational and commercial models
  • Detailed cost and revenue modelling to calculate MVNO/wholesale commercial terms


Managed Assurance for MVNOs

Real-time insights and business intelligence

Our fully cloud-hosted platform provides a rich and cost-effective solution to support your Business Assurance team. Our platform gives you:

  • Comprehensive control coverage
  • Modular architecture for a tailored solution
  • Fully cloud hosted for flexibility and scalability
  • Automated monitoring for hands-off assurance

Built on our award-winning telecoms specialist platform, Ascertain, our solution provides comprehensive, cost-effective and fully managed service to support your cost and revenue assurance teams.

Business Assurance Suite of Products

Our Business Assurance suite of products provides all the required functionality to support a business-wide assurance function in a single, integrated platform:

  • Trending and forecast of usage by product
  • Volumetric tracking of data through the revenue chain
  • To-ups and payment reconciliation
  • Wholesale to retail event correlation
  • Margin analysis
  • High usage anomalies
  • High balance monitoring
  • Summary to raw event access
  • Intelligent ticket generation and alerting


Managed Assurance for MVNOs Capabilities

Featured Product: Cartesian’s Real-Time Rating and Reconciliation Solution

Our next-generation rating component supports the valuation of diverse event types for assurance and billing purposes. It covers:

  • Wholesale Invoice Validation
  • Rating Configuration Testing
  • IoT Event Valuation
  • Retail Rating

Why Work With Cartesian?

Over the last three decades, Cartesian has worked on over 40 MVNO-related projects throughout the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

With over 25 years providing consulting and managed services in the communications sector, at Cartesian, we help our clients more effectively compete and manage operations by addressing their specific challenges and rapidly delivering transparent and actionable insights.

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