Virgin Mobile Adds Daily Data Access Plan
Virgin Mobile USA today announced the availability of a new daily Broadband2Go mobile broadband plan. For $5 per day, Virgin Mobile USA customers can access up to 200MB of 3G data or unlimited 4G data from a properly-equipped device, such as a laptop dongle or mobile hotspot. Virgin also offers two monthly Broadband2Go data plans, which include 2GB of 3G and unlimited 4G data for $35, or 5GB of 3G and unlimited 4G data for $55. Virgin Mobile's 3G service runs on Sprint's CDMA network and its 4G service uses Sprint's WiMax network.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Selling LG Stylo 3 for $180
Sprint-owned Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA today both kicked off sales of the LG Stylo 3. The device, first announced late last year, features a 5.7-inch 720p display.
Inexpensive ZTE Prestige 2 Hits Boost and Virgin Mobile
Sprint's prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today launched the ZTE Prestige 2, an entry-level Android handset. The Prestige 2 has a 5-inch FWVGA display and it is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
Sprint Cuts PayLo and Broadband2Go Amidst Virgin Shakeup
Sprint is today discontinuing its PayLo and Broadband2Go sub-brands, which were operated through Virgin Mobile. The move comes mere days after Sprint said it was "de-emphasizing" the Virgin brand.