EverPhone Competitors - United States

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EverPhone Competitors - United States

Five competitors to Everphone in the United States include Hartford Technology Rentals, Event Technology Rentals, Cello Mobile, Atlantic Technology Group, and Cellhire.

hartford technology rentals (HTR)

  • Hartford Technology Rentals (HTR) offers a mobile phone rental service for businesses.
  • They have a mobile device management service that allows them or the business owner to easily keep track of rented mobile devices like cellphones and tablets.
  • The company's official website can be accessed here.
  • Why is it a competitor: This was chosen as a competitor because it has a similar business model to Everphone and its offered rental service encompasses that of Everphone.
  • Difference from Everphone: HTR's mobile phone rental service is heavily marketed for use on short-term events or projects whereas Everphone focuses on phone rentals for companies as a whole (i.e. for use in general day-to-day business activities).

Event Technology Rentals (ETR)

  • Event Technology Rentals (ETR) offers device rentals such as smartphone, tablet and laptops for use in events like conferences and trade shows.
  • The company's official website can be accessed here.
  • Why is it a competitor: Like Everphone, ETR offers smartphone and tablet rental services for use in the corporate setting.
  • Difference from Everphone: ETR focuses more on the use of their technologies for events whereas Everphone, again, focuses on company phone rentals for use in a general corporate setting. ETR also rents out their devices for a day, a week or a month while Everphone charges for a fixed monthly fee.

Cello mobile

  • Cello Mobile offers not only basic and smartphone rental services but also international WiFi hotspot and sim card services. They specialize in international cellphone call, text and data solutions.
  • The company's official website can be accessed here.
  • Why is it a competitor: Cello Mobile's basic and smartphone rental service is similar to that of Everphone's that businesses can rent a phone for their employees.
  • Difference from Everphone: Cello Mobile specializes in renting out phones for travel, be it for business purposes or leisure. This is different from the service offered by Everphone.

Atlantic Technology Group (ATG)

  • Atlantic Technology Group (ATG) offers device rentals that a particular business need, such as smartphones, tablets, and/or routers, and they are shipped to the client. The rented equipment can be returned when the client no longer needs them.
  • The company's official website can be accessed here.
  • Why is it a competitor: ATG is similar to Everphone in the sense that they cut out the middleman in terms of renting out their devices. This means that carriers are not involved in the rental process. The client needs only to negotiate with ATG for the whole process.
  • Difference from Everphone: ATG states that their mobile technology rental service is more ideal for event planners, contractors, government contractors, conferences and conventions, trade shows, and project-based jobs. This implies that their rental service is meant more for short-term rental as opposed to the intended term of service for Everphone.

CellHire

  • Cellhire is an international wireless solutions company that also operates in the US. They offer rental services such as for cellphones, data sim cards, and international sim cards.
  • The company's official website can be accessed here.
  • Why is it a competitor: The company offers smartphone rental services like Everphone. The process is somewhat similar to Everphone as well as that orders are made through the company and the company takes care of the rest of the process. The client just needs to wait for their device to arrive.
  • Difference from Everphone: Cellhire is marketed more as a travel solution both for consumers and businesses. Their brand is all about connecting their clients wherever they go.

Research Strategy:

To identify the competitors of Everphone in the United States, we first reviewed the services and value proposition of Everphone to get an idea of what type of companies could be considered as their true competitors. Upon visiting their website, we saw that Everphone is a full company phone rental service that alleviates the need of businesses to devote time and effort in managing their company phones. We found that the value proposition of Everphone lies in its handling of all concerns related to company phones, such as purchasing and handling of these phones, which frees up a significant amount of manpower from certain departments like IT. With this business model and value proposition in mind, we searched for companies that are similar to Everphone in credible sites such as TechCrunch and StrictlyVC. We were able to locate Everphone's profile on VentureRadar, however, their database shows no results relevant to this request.

We attempted to search for articles and press releases from credible sites such as Forbes and PR Newswire for insights that may lead us to companies that operate in the same way as Everphone in the United States. We were able to find that Everphone is considered as one of the success stories of Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, however, no articles that give relevant insights were found.

Finally, we attempted a general search of mobile phone rental services in the United States that cater to businesses. We were able to identify companies that satisfy this criterion, however, they were focused on short-term rentals for events and travel purposes. We have opted to report these companies as competitors as they offer services that are adjacent to the services offered by Everphone.

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