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.
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.
Virgin Mobile to Sell iPhone X Starting November 10
Virgin Mobile USA today said it will offer customers the Apple iPhone X starting November 10. The company will accept preorders beginning November 3, which happens to be the same day the handset reaches Apple retail stores and those of Virgin's owner, Sprint.
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.
Virgin Mobile Offering Unlimited Cellular Music Streaming
Virgin Mobile USA today announced Data Free Music, a program that lets customers stream an unlimited amount of music over the cellular network with no impact on their data plan. The idea is similar to one from T-Mobile.