Virgin Mobile USA to Hop Onto Touch Bandwagon
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.
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.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Score Kyocera Hydro Reach
Sprint's prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, plan to sell three low-cost smartphones in the weeks ahead, including the Kyocera Hydro Reach. The Reach (pictured) is an update to the Hydro Edge.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Outline Galaxy S7 Launch
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today both confirmed plans to offer the Samsung Galaxy S7 to their prepaid customers. Boost will kick off sales of the flagship handset on March 11, with Virgin to follow March 18.
LG Tribute Lands on Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile USA recently made the LG Tribute available on its web site. The Tribute is a low-cost Android smartphone that features a 4.5-inch screen, quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 5-megapixel camera, LTE and LG's Knock Code.
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...