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Virtual Network Operator (vno)

A virtual network operator (VNO) is a provider of network management and a reseller of network services. A VNO does not typically own the telecommunication infrastructure. A VNO usually leases bandwidth at wholesale rates from various telecom providers to provide solutions to their customers.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Virtual Network Operator (vno)

Virtual network operators are a relatively new concept in the North American market when compared to the European and Asian markets. Fully virtual VNOs do not have any technical facilities or technical support provision; instead, they rely on the support delivered by the owners of the underlying infrastructure. The VNO concept has gained a lot of traction in the telecommunications industry as the cost of infrastructure is substantial.

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