T-Mobile ranks No. 1 for 5G, download speeds, and coverage in Q1: Leading network carriers with extra 5G capacity can grow 5G subscriptions and solidify a foothold in the MVNO space through prepaid partnerships.
Other Providers and MVNOs. The Big Three will dominate in quantity of 5G users just as they have dominated in general service subscriptions. Moreover, many of the largest independent mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) have been swept up in M&A activity in recent years, thus reducing this category’s share of the overall mobile market.
Google-Fi is the company’s mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service, which works by piggybacking on other carriers’ cellular and Wi-Fi networks. Google Fiber provides high-speed broadband internet and IPTV to nine US states, with plans to expand to Utah in 2021.