Virgin Relaunches Helio
Sep 9, 2008, 6:35 PM by Eric M. Zeman
updated Sep 17, 2008, 9:35 AM
Today Virgin Mobile USA relaunched Helio with the branding: Helio by Virgin Mobile. Virgin plans to launch the Shuttle, Virgin Mobile USA's first handset able to use Helio services such as Buddy Beacon. It is also enhancing Helio's $80 A La Carte plan, effective today, to include Unlimited Minutes rather than the current 1500 minute allocation. The new terms of the Helio A La Carte plan, which mirror Virgin Mobile USA's Totally Unlimited prepaid voice plan at $79.99, will be available for current and future Helio members. Virgin has already transitioned Helio subscribers to its systems. For a while, it will run the customer care operations separately.
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