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  • 12/16/14 10:00 am EST

    First Lumia Windows Phone for Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA launches on Dec. 23 on no-contract plans; available Jan. 16 for Sprint postpaid customers

    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint and Microsoft will proudly showcase a renewed partnership with the announcement of Lumia 635 arriving across multiple Sprint brands beginning with Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile on Dec. 23. It will be available on Jan. 16 to Sprint postpaid customers. This is the first Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone to launch on Sprint’s network and the first Lumia Windows Phone available to Sprint’s prepaid customers. Both Boost Mobile andmore...
  • 11/20/14 2:51 pm EST
    Parental Controls Infographic
    Incredible ControlPeace of MindVirgin Mobile's Custom technology enables you to do it all from your phone — share specific amounts of talk, text and data; set curfews and limits; add additional features to your plan; even block other numbers from calling or texting the lines on your account if you choose. App ControlYou now have a say over which apps your kids use and when — right from your phone. Easily grant access to specific features — you decide which ones they can use, what days andmore...
  • 10/7/14 12:44 pm EDT

    Provides Customers More No-Contract Options and Flexibility for their Wireless Service

    Virgin Mobile introduced new Unlimited plans providing customers more no-contract options and flexibility for their wireless service. For customers that only use data via Wi-Fi, there is a new $20 option. Customers on the $35 price plan can choose between more high-speed 3G/4G data or more talk based on their needs. The $45 and $55 plans feature new international options.Price$20$35$45$55Talk & Text300 minutes, Unlimited TextUnlimited OR 300 minutes/ Unlimited textUnlimitedUnlimitedDataWi-more...
  • 8/19/14 9:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sharp selected Sprint (NYSE:S) to launch its first AQUOS wireless phone available in the United States, Sharp AQUOS® Crystal. This launch marks a monumental step in the Sprint and SoftBank merger by bringing this device to SoftBank in Japan and Sprint and its prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA, as the exclusive U.S. carriers for this groundbreaking device. AQUOS Crystal breaks the mold ofmore...
  • 7/30/14 8:30 am EDT

    Make it yours: Virgin Mobile’s first family plan offers the ability to build, share, control and manage plans for up to five lines without a contract

    Virgin Mobile Custom to be available exclusively at 1,800 Walmart stores beginning Aug. 9

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just in time for the back-to-school season, Virgin Mobile USA introduces Virgin Mobile Custom™, a no-annual-contract offer with unique parental controls and the ability for customers to build personally tailored rate plans. Virgin Mobile Custom will be available exclusively to Walmart customers at select stores beginning Saturday, Aug. 9. With the Virgin Mobile Custom personalized experience, no one plan is the same: customers can choose from amore...
  • 6/20/14 9:00 am EDT

    Basic Talk ‘n’ Text customers now have access to unlimited plan options at Walmart

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting tomorrow, payLo by Virgin Mobile will offer customers an affordable choice for domestic unlimited voice or unlimited texting at just $20 per month, available exclusively at Walmart. For budget-conscious consumers looking to stay connected, but who don’t need a smartphone, payLo offers affordable devices and value-driven monthly plans. Now, customers who purchase a Kyocera Kona or Samsung Montage in participating Walmartmore...
  • 5/19/14 10:00 am EDT

    Newest Smartphone Available on Sprint’s Prepaid Brands Beginning May 19th

    IRVINE, Calif. & WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting tomorrow, payLo by Virgin Mobile will offer customers an affordable choice for domestic unlimited voice or unlimited texting at just $20 per month, available exclusively at Walmart. For budget-conscious consumers looking to stay connected, but who don’t need a smartphone, payLo offers affordable devices and value-driven monthly plans. Now, customers who purchase a Kyocera Kona or Samsung Montage in participating Walmartmore...
  • 5/13/14 5:59 pm EDT

    With An Experience That Puts You In Control,
    LG Volt Offers Lightning Fast Features To Speed You Through Your Day

    LG Electronics–the maker of the acclaimed LG G2 smartphone, LG G Pad 8.3 tablet and innovative curved LG G Flex smartphone – today announced that the new LG Volt is powering its way to no contract Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA as the first high-speed Enhanced LTE-capable device for the two Sprint prepaid brands.   Both Boost and Virgin Mobile offer flexible unlimited service options with no long-term contracts.Starting May 12, LG Volt will be available online at http://www.more...
  • 4/1/14 10:00 am EDT

    Virgin Mobile's first 4G LTE broadband device now available

    WARREN, N.J. & SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LG Electronics–the maker of the acclaimed LG G2 smartphone, LG G Pad 8.3 tablet and innovative curved LG G Flex smartphone – today announced that the new LG Volt is powering its way to no contract Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA as the first high-speed Enhanced LTE-capable device for the two Sprint prepaid brands.   Both Boost and Virgin Mobile offer flexible unlimited service options with no long-term contracts.Starting May 12, LG Volt will be available online at http://www.more...
  • 11/18/13 9:30 am EST
    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virgin Mobile USA, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry, has added the HTC Desire® to its growing family of 4G LTE devices. Available today for $279.99, this smartphone enables consumers to enjoy superior experience along with Virgin Mobile’s no-contract1 Beyond Talk plans starting at $35 a month with unlimited data & messaging2. “HTC Desire is a sleek smartphone designed to deliver an unforgettable experiencemore...
  • 9/27/13 2:19 pm EDT
    Virgin Mobile USA today announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet, without a contract to customers beginning on Tuesday, October 1.For more information please visit: www.virginmobileusa.com/iphone/ For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone more...
  • 9/13/13 2:55 pm EDT
    High Performing Supreme Joins Virgin Mobile USA
    Virgin Mobile USA has added the oh so powerful Supreme™, a 4G LTE smartphone that packs inmany of today’s must-have features including the latest version of Android™ 4.1.2. Jelly Bean. This device is priced at $299.99 and is available online only with Virgin Mobile’s no-contract Beyond Talk monthly unlimited data and messaging plans starting at $35.With up to 15 hours of talk time, the class-leading battery life on Supreme means you can click, call, play games or watch videos longer thanmore...
  • 9/13/13 2:49 pm EDT
    AWE Joins Virgin Mobile USA!
    Virgin Mobile USA has added AWE™ to its evolving device line up, a budget-friendlydevice that offers a sleek design and seriously smart features. AWE™ is a full-featured Android 4.1 device with a 4.0” capacitive touch screen display and 5.0 MP camera.  This device is available on our Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk  no-contract plans offering customers unlimited data and messaging starting at $35. Customers can always stay connected with their friends and family with GPS,more...
  • 8/12/13 10:00 am EDT

    Virgin Mobile USA Announces Other Ways Fans Can Get Tickets to “Free’d Out” Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Return of Award-Winning "FREE I.P." Program for FreeFest Lets Fans Earn Tickets by Volunteering or Donating Hygiene Kits to Help Homeless Youth

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fifth year in a row, Virgin Mobile FreeFest tickets “freed-out” in just a few minutes. But fear not, there is still a way to get a ticket that’s fun, easy and way better than searching for scalpers. Virgin Mobile USA, creator of one of the largest and most critically acclaimed music festivals in the country that annually draws 50,000 people, today announced that music fans can volunteer their time at homeless youth shelters or donatemore...
  • 7/29/13 5:30 am EDT

    On Saturday, September 21 Vampire Weekend, The Avett Brothers, Pretty Lights, Robin Thicke, MGMT, Kaskade and a dozen more will play the largest annual free music event in the country

    Tickets go “On Free” to public Friday, August 9th

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, with typically unique and unusual fanfare, the lineup for the 2013 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by Samsung was revealed on a wall mural at The Sasha Bruce RE*Generation House homeless youth shelter in Washington, D.C., the primary beneficiary of this year’s proceeds. To view the video reveal, click here. The Billboard award-winning festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. For the fifthmore...
  • 7/18/13 9:00 am EDT

    Slim, lightweight LG Optimus F3 delivers high-speed performance, robust multitasking capabilities and long-lasting battery for creative collaboration and expression

    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. & WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, with typically unique and unusual fanfare, the lineup for the 2013 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by Samsung was revealed on a wall mural at The Sasha Bruce RE*Generation House homeless youth shelter in Washington, D.C., the primary beneficiary of this year’s proceeds. To view the video reveal, click here. The Billboard award-winning festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. For the fifthmore...
  • 5/21/13 10:15 am EDT
    IRVINE, Calif. & WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, with typically unique and unusual fanfare, the lineup for the 2013 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by Samsung was revealed on a wall mural at The Sasha Bruce RE*Generation House homeless youth shelter in Washington, D.C., the primary beneficiary of this year’s proceeds. To view the video reveal, click here. The Billboard award-winning festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. For the fifthmore...
  • 2/25/13 9:30 am EST

    4G LTE Speed With the Value of No-Contract Plans

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Given the ongoing demand from consumers for speed, power and value in wireless, Virgin Mobile USA is now offering 4G LTE1 service to its No-Contract customers. Virgin Mobile adds Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide2, to its all-smartphone lineup. Savvy speed enthusiasts will enjoy the cutting-edgemore...
  • 12/20/12 9:00 am EST

    Lady Gaga and Virgin Mobile to Drive Awareness of Youth Homelessness in LGBT Communities

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virgin Mobile USA announced today that it is extending its award-winning relationship with Lady Gaga, and will be presenting her 2013 Born This Way Ball tour in North America. Through the partnership, Virgin Mobile will educate concert-goers on the issue of youth homelessness, calling on fans to step up to support both its Re*Generation program, which focuses on the issue, and Lady Gaga’s youth empowerment organization, Born This Waymore...
  • 11/15/12 11:28 am EST

    Award-winning Android with Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans that start at $35/month are ideal alternative to postpaid offers

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Answering customers’ demands for more high-end Androids and 4G access, Virgin Mobile USA steps in with its familiar “Higher Calling” promise to deliver the ultra-thin and award-winning Samsung Galaxy S® II 4G from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States1. It pairs up for amazing value with Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans2 that start at $35 permore...
  • 10/16/12 10:00 am EDT

    Jack White, Skrillex, M83, NAS, ZZ Top, Santigold, Alabama Shakes and a dozen more played the largest annual free music event in the country, which this year broke its charity donation record

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thanks to the 50,000 people in attendance at the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG, a record-breaking $250,000 was raised for Virgin Mobile USA’s initiative The Re*Generation, to address the needs of homeless youth. Last year’s FreeFest raised enough money to help build a Re*Gen youth homeless shelter in Washington, D.C., run by Sasha Bruce. The Re*Gen House will open later this fall. Funds raised this year will go towardmore...
  • 9/6/12 12:09 pm EDT

    New Galaxy Smartphone is Available for Pre-Order Today with Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk Unlimited Data & Messaging Plans Starting at $35 per Month

    WARREN, N.J. & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thanks to the 50,000 people in attendance at the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG, a record-breaking $250,000 was raised for Virgin Mobile USA’s initiative The Re*Generation, to address the needs of homeless youth. Last year’s FreeFest raised enough money to help build a Re*Gen youth homeless shelter in Washington, D.C., run by Sasha Bruce. The Re*Gen House will open later this fall. Funds raised this year will go towardmore...
  • 8/28/12 3:00 pm EDT

    Virgin Mobile USA Announces Return of Award-Winning "FREE I.P." Program - Lets FreeFest Fans Earn Tickets by Volunteering to Help Homeless Youth

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tickets for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG “free’d-out” last week in record time - just two minutes. However, Virgin Mobile USA, creator of one of the largest and most critically acclaimed music festivals in the country, today announced that music fans can again volunteer their time at homeless youth shelters to earn tickets to FreeFest through The RE*Generation, Virgin Mobile’s charitable initiative focused on ending youthmore...
  • 8/15/12 10:00 am EDT
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tickets for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG “free’d-out” last week in record time - just two minutes. However, Virgin Mobile USA, creator of one of the largest and most critically acclaimed music festivals in the country, today announced that music fans can again volunteer their time at homeless youth shelters to earn tickets to FreeFest through The RE*Generation, Virgin Mobile’s charitable initiative focused on ending youthmore...
  • 8/13/12 9:30 am EDT

    Jack White, Skrillex, M83, NAS, ZZ Top, Santigold, Alabama Shakes and a dozen more to play the largest annual free music event in the country

    Tickets go “On Free” to public Friday, Aug. 24

    WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today the lineup for the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG was announced by select fans who took part in a contest to guess the lineup on Virgin Mobile’s Twitter page (@virginmlive). The Billboard award-winning festival, known for the inventive and unexpected experience in addition to unforgettable performances, will be hosted again for free. The festival will feature some of the most talked about, most appreciated, most relevant andmore...

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