Unnamed Suitor Competed with Sprint for Virgin Mobile
According to documents filed with the SEC, a second company pursued Virgin Mobile USA earlier this year. The firm, only referred to as Company X in the filings, made several bids for Virgin Mobile against Sprint Nextel. Virgin's board of directors decided that PCS licensing issues and Sprint's on-going relationship with Virgin made it a better match. The board also believed Sprint Nextel would block Company X — called a strategic competitor of Sprint Nextel — from making the acquisition. Company X withdrew its last bid for Virgin on July 24, and Virgin Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel made the acquisition announcement on July 28. The deal is worth about $483 million.
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 Spreads the LG Tribute 2 to Virgin and Sprint Prepaid
Sprint today announced the LG Tribute 2 is now available from Virgin Mobile and Sprint Prepaid. The Tribute 2 has LG's signature rear-placed buttons, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, LTE, Bluetooth, and WiFi.
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.
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