Sonopia: It's Still Around

Rumors are swirling today that yet another mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) -- Sonopia -- has bit the dust. Not so, says CEO Juha Christensen.

Rumors are swirling today that yet another mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) — Sonopia — has bit the dust. Not so, says CEO Juha Christensen, a wireless industry veteran known for developing Symbian, the world’s most popular operating system for smartphones. “Sonopia has laid off some of its employees, but is still here… ,” he told me in an e-mail. In fact, the company is currently in discussions to expand into Europe, where MVNOs seem to fare better than in the U.S.

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