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Virgin Mobile USA to Hop Onto Touch Bandwagon

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Mar 18, 2009, 7:32 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Speaking at a recent conference, Virgin Mobile USA CEO Dan Schulman said that the company plans to offer a touch-based handset at some point in the future. He didn't provide details on when the device would reach the market, nor any specifics about the device. Schulman did say that the company will begin shifting its handset offerings towards "smarter" phones in response to the growing market demand for more capable devices.

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Mar 18, 2009, 9:58 AM

if only...

Rolling Eyes ...they had thought about this A FRIGGIN' YEAR AGO!!! i know, i know, a year ago virgin mobile hadn't bought helio just yet, but you know what i mean. instead, they toss a new paint job on the ocean and try to cram it down our throats as a "new handset." THEN, when they realize there's no life in that, they decide to offer something new and different, maybe even cutting edge?!? no, too little, too late.
don't get me wrong, the rate plans were great and i never had an issue w/customer svc (although i never spoke w/them to be honest). but really, just now they're thinking, "whoa, maybe we should get some new phones in here!" and to prove how last ditch effort this is, THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE A TIME FRAME OR ALONG WHAT LINES THE HAND SET W...
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