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How to start a wholesale cell phone business? 

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To solve this coverage gap, we propose VillageCell, a low-cost alternative to high-end cell phone networks.

By closely examining KPN we show how being an international mobile group specialising in the wholesale market across Europe has enabled it to exploit complementarities that exist between traditional and virtual businesses.

We also provide companies with a clear view of their deficiencies; moreover, cell phone service providers can have an accurate goal for developing future services.

The results highlight the importance of wholesale contracts with incumbent mobile network operators in determining the virtual operators’ business profitability.

(ii) The relevance of the mobile phone in mitigating information asymmetry between entrepreneurs and government institutions, notably by: reducing government inefficiency (which potentially represents an additional cost to doing business) and decreasing informational rents, bureaucracy and transaction costs.