Tim Cook: “I need to become a mobile operator”
Lots of rumors gained momentum in late 2011 and early 2012 about the intentions that Apple should stop being just an equipment manufacturer and dig deep to compete as a mobile operator. It grew under the wing of the discussions related to new standards that would favor MicroSim – analysts – an alleged plot to Apple on this issue.
But is the actual Apple CEO Tim Cook, who stepped out of these rumors stating that the company who runs need not be a mobile operator to enhance their business models. “Having something itself not only in America would be of great value in our worldwide operation. I really think there are people who know much more about that. Is your area. I want to make great teams and use some of your bandwidth. I think we can get to partner with any operator, “he said.
So … will not buy an operator. But is that Apple plans to become a Mobile Virtual Operator? In light of these statements, some of it could come in the future, partnering in different parts of the world with suppliers they would provide support for the company to offer its own service under your brand, with its own equipment, completely controlling experience.
Tim Cook said that as part of their participation in conferences AllThingsD D10.
Link: Apple’s Cook: We do not need to be a wireless carrier (Fierce Wireless)Tags: All Things Digital, Apple, Cupertino, Mobile Virtual Network Operator, OMV, operator, Operators, Tim Cook