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Rumors earlier this week claimed Virgin Mobile would join the pre-paid carrier iPhone fracas, and today the company confirmed they would be launching the iPhone June 29. Virgin Mobile, a...
06-07-2012, 09:15 AM #1
Virgin Mobile Announces Launch of iPhone For June 29, Dirt Cheap Prepaid Plans
Rumors earlier this week claimed Virgin Mobile would join the pre-paid carrier iPhone fracas, and today the company confirmed they would be launching the iPhone June 29.
Virgin Mobile, a prepaid brand owned and operated by Sprint, will offer plans as low as $30 a month when customers sign up for automatic payments. Virgin will offer the 16GB iPhone 4S priced at $649 and the 8GB iPhone 4 priced at $549. Virgin Mobile will sell the device through their website, Radioshack, Best Buy, and other retailers.
Virgin Mobile's Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans for iPhone start at $35 per month for access to Sprint's Nationwide Network, and customers can receive a $5 per-month plan discount when they register for automatic monthly payments with a credit card, debit card or PayPal account, making iPhone available for as low as $30 per month. Customers can also use their iPhone as a mobile hotspot through Virgin Mobile for an additional $15 per month. — Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile’s plans all include unlimited data with the $30 plan including 300 minutes, the $40 plan including 1200 minutes, and the $50 plan including unlimited minutes. The previously mentioned prices include the $5 automatic payment discount.
Source: Virgin Mobile [via MacRumors]
Last edited by Phillip Swanson; 06-07-2012 at 09:18 AM.
06-07-2012, 09:50 AM #2
I assume that "owned and operated by Sprint" means Virgin has the same, awesomely reliable, stable coverage as Sprint??
06-07-2012, 09:54 AM #3
06-07-2012, 10:10 AM #4
If you already have a sprint iphone 4s or 4, and out of contract, in good standing, can you still get a plan??? or you need to buy the iphone from them directly?
06-07-2012, 10:36 AM #5
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06-08-2012, 02:12 PM #9
in the long run you save cash but the out right price of these things is gonna be nuts theyll have the 4 and 4s i presume
06-15-2012, 12:29 AM #10
Do you think virgin will offer the phone with a sim or ESN like sprint
06-16-2012, 05:08 PM #11
Interesting move Branson