The Netgear Mingle will run $99 for Virgin customers and will take advantage of all three of Sprint’s LTE bands as well as the carrier’s 3G network. The hotspot will be available for Virgin’s Broadband2Go with no-contract offers starting at $5 a day for 250MB and jumping to monthly plans that run $25 for 1.5GB and $55 for 6GB of high-speed data.
“This change comes about because of the enormous data usage driven by the increasingly...
Sprint today launched Sprint Prepaid, a new branded no-contract offering. The company says...
Sprint Nextel's Virgin Mobile prepaid business is now offering T-Mobile users a $100 credit to switch carriers. A large banner ad on Virgin Mobile's homepage beckons, "Ditch T-Mobile and Get a $100 Credit." The move comes after T-Mobile earlier this month officially...
Virgin Mobile's new minute-long spot advertising the MVNO's unlimited data and LTE devices stars Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips, a table full of lobsters, a huge house cat shooting video of a tiny man playing with yarn, a shark and an octopus, all in an effort to promote a "Retrain your Brain" message.
Boost and Virgin Mobile are making the jump in speed up to LTE. Both operate on Sprint’s LTE network. The postpaid providers have each announced the first phones that will run on their new faster offering, with Samsung’s Galaxy Victory coming to Virgin and the HTC One SV coming to Boost.
Virgin Mobile, owned by Sprint Nextel, has removed from its website and disavowed an offensive ad, citing it as a "rogue post by an external agency that was not approved by Virgin Mobile US." Virgin Group founder Richard Branson joined the Twitter chorus that decried the ad as distasteful and vaguely supportive of violence toward women.
Virgin Mobile USA is targeting these customers with a new monthly prepaid $40 plan that provides all-you-can-eat voice, text, e-mail and instant messaging, plus 50 MB of Internet access.
Virgin Mobile USA is recovering from a national outage that has left customers across the country without data or text messaging service.
Sir Richard Branson is showing he's still got love for the company he founded, starring in a new TV ad campaign...
Virgin Mobile USA will begin throttling the speeds of heavy data users in October amid a widespread shift by wireless operators toward tiered data plans.
Now, followers can see the third episode in the couple's story, all manufactured by Virgin Mobile for Virgin Mobile.
Virgin Mobile USA is at it again, this time releasing a new, slightly off-the-beaten path marketing campaign that features "Sparah" and a cameo by Sir Richard Branson...
The world of digital content is increasingly a crowded one, where those who pay for placement get the most eyes, as well as the most buys.
It looks like the unlimited plan is destined to go the way of the dinosaur.
Virgin Mobile USA has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over its initial public offering (IPO) for $19.5 million...
Verizon debuted a prepaid mobile broadband plan that is twice as expensive as Virgin Mobile's recently-launched unlimited prepaid broadband plan.
Virgin Mobile USA has leaked information about a new, $40 unlimited data plan on its Facebook page.
Is Sprint's multi-brand prepaid approach the right strategy?
On the heels of reports that Virgin Mobile USA is shuttering its postpaid Helio business, the carrier is promoting new prepaid data plans.
Virgin Mobile USA is expanding the retail footprint for Broadband2Go, its 3G nationwide wireless Internet service with no annual contract.
Sprint Nextel said Wednesday it has reached a "memo of understanding" that would settle a series of shareholder lawsuits challenging its acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA.
Sprint Nextel’s proposed $483 million acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA moved a step closer to reality...
Nortel today announced a 37 percent decline in revenue, which amounted to a $507 million loss in the first quarter of 2009.
Reports are emerging that Nokia Siemens Network (NSN) has bid on large segments of the bankrupt infrastructure company, Nortel.
A Nortel executive has confirmed that the company will “seriously” consider auctioning off its business segments
Nortel is in talks to sell its core wireless equipment business as well as a separate unit that builds telecom systems for offices
The Globe and Mail in Canada reports that executives at Nortel Networks were finalizing details on thousands of dollars worth of rooms
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