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More Data, More Data, More Data—Everyone Wants More High-Speed Data, So Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA Offer More High-Speed Data with $5 and $10 Data Pack Add-Ons

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:00 am EDT

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan.

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"Customers are hungry for more high-speed data, and with studies showing U.S. consumers monthly data consumption growing two-, three- and fourfold over the last three years, we’re giving customers the option to get more"

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent study from Mobidia Technology Inc.1 shows that on average, American wireless users consume 1.8GB of data each month.

Recognizing that Americans continue to want and need more data, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA are making it easy for monthly unlimited customers to add more high-speed data with the launch of $5 and $10 per month Data Pack2 add-ons as an option if they meet their plan’s high-speed data threshold and want more.

           

Data Packs

               
Price      

$5 per month

     

$10 per month

Data      

1GB of high-speed
3G/4G data

     

2GB of high-speed
3G/4G data

 

“Customers are hungry for more high-speed data, and with studies showing U.S. consumers monthly data consumption growing two-, three- and fourfold over the last three years, we’re giving customers the option to get more,” said Doug Smith, director, product marketing-Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA. “Now our Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA Unlimited customers have even more choices to meet their high-speed data needs. The $5 and $10 Data Pack add-ons ensure they have access to more high-speed data to enjoy using their smartphone all day every day.”

Data Boost Plans

Boost Mobile is one of the best values in the prepaid wireless industry with the $30 Data Boost Up plan3. After signing up for automatic payments with Auto Re-Boost, get unlimited talk, text and data with 2GB of high-speed data for $30 per month.

                         
Price     $30 with Auto
Re-Boost
    $35     $45     $55

Talk & Text4

    Unlimited     Unlimited     Unlimited     Unlimited

Data5

    Unlimited –
Includes 2GB of
high-speed
3G/4G data
    Unlimited –
Includes 1GB of
high-speed
3G/4G data
    Unlimited –
Includes 5GB of
high-speed
3G/4G data
    Unlimited –
Includes 10GB of
high-speed
3G/4G data
               

Virgin Mobile USA Unlimited Plans

Virgin Mobile Unlimited plans start at just $35 a month for 300 Talk minutes and include Unlimited Text and Data with 2.5GB of high-speed 3G/4G data. For those looking for a bit more talk time, the $45 plan offers Unlimited Talk, Text and Data with 1GB of high-speed 3G/4G data. This plan also includes Unlimited International Text and 100 International Talk minutes. Need even more high-speed data? The $55 plan offers everything from the $45 plan with 3GB of high-speed 3G/4G data.

For more information on Data Packs from Boost Mobile visit www.boostmobile.com/datapack and from Virgin Mobile USA visit www.virginmobileusa.com/extras/data-packs.

About Boost Mobile

Established in 2002, Boost Mobile, part of the Sprint Prepaid Group, redefines value for wireless consumers with more data for less and no long-term commitment to a subscription contract. Operating on the Nationwide Sprint 3G Network for data and the Nationwide Sprint Network for voice services, both reaching more than 281 million people respectively, as well as the nationwide Sprint 4G LTE Network, which reaches more than 280 million people. Its award-winning customer service has been recognized more than eight times. Learn more about Boost Mobile online on Facebook, Google+, Instagram and Twitter.

About Virgin Mobile USA

Virgin Mobile USA6, one of Sprint's prepaid brands, offers value-seeking customers control, flexibility and connectivity through a variety of no-contract wireless plans on the Nationwide Sprint Network with LTE and Enhanced LTE service (where available)7. Virgin Mobile offers a diverse selection of iconic smartphones. Experience Virgin Mobile on the Web at virginmobileusa.com and on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and You Tube.

 
1

Analysis based on a Mobidia Technology Inc. study on mobile data usage in Q3 2014 in the U.S. data set spanning July through September of 2014 and covering hundreds of thousands of wireless subscribers in the U.S.

2

Video streaming limited to 3G speeds. Data Pack add-on available for monthly plans only. Data: Data pack access ends after plan's applicable allowance reached or 30 days from purchase date. Actual speeds may vary. Other terms: State & local sales taxes/fees may apply when adding funds to accounts. Available in select markets/retail locations. Coverage not available everywhere.

3 Plan increases to $40 without Auto Re-Boost enrollment.
4 Unlimited features are on-network only; international services extra.
5 Video streaming limited to 3G speeds. 3G/4G speeds subject to coverage/device availability. Once plan’s applicable 3G/4G data allotment reached, speeds (including video) reduced to 2G speeds for remainder of plan cycle and restored when new plan cycle begins.
6 Virgin and the Virgin signature logo are registered trademarks of Virgin Enterprises Limited and are used under license.
7

Nationwide Sprint LTE network reaches more than 280 million people. The Enhanced LTE network is available in limited markets. Visit www.sprint.com/coverage for information.

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