The costs of mobile services offered by wireless carriers have declined significantly over the past several years. One would think that corporate cellular bills would decline in-kind, but the rapid increase in usage of mobile services is driving costs up. There are some things that companies can do to keep the cost of mobile services in check.
In particular, this research note will cover the following methods for controlling or reducing the cost of mobile services:
- Pick the right wireless plan(s).
- Watch for out-of-bundle charges.
- Get off the carrier's network whenever possible.
The cost of mobile services represents an increasing proportion of corporate communications costs for those adopting mobility, but there are ways to keep mobile costs under control.