The MVNO phenomena is growing rapidly in the Netherlands as the number of subscribers signing upto one of the country’s 50 or so virtual providers has reached 3.51 million on 30 September 2008, up by 10% year-on-year. The MVNO’s now account for 17.3% of all SIM cards on the market at the given date, up from 17.0% a year earlier.
The MVNO market in Netherlands has seen entry of new players to the market in six months uptil Sept-2008 namely, Easer Mobile, Tok Toe Mie, Youfone and Internet Overal. In addition, more entrants have since launched commercially in the country or announced plans to launch in early 2009, such as Blyk and Telesur, the Dutch group said.
Source: Wireless Federation.