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Virgin Mobile Venture: an Android introduction

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For those who are just starting to dip their toes into Android territory, the Venture wants to be your intro device. [Read more]...
Virgin Mobile Venture: an Android introduction

9 in 10 Londoners will soon have free Wi-Fi in Tube stations

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From June, almost all Londoners should be able to get free Wi-Fi access in London Underground stations, after O2 became the latest major carrier to sign up as a wholesale customer of Virgin Media. Virgin Media has been providing internet access in Tube stations since the Olympics in mid-2012. The...
9 in 10 Londoners will soon have free Wi-Fi in Tube stations

Sprint's Virgin Mobile to Offer iPhone

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Sprint Nextel Corp. is set to become the second U.S. mobile-phone carrier to offer Apple Inc.’s iPhone on a pay-as-you-go basis. Sprint will announce this week it will offer the popular smartphone on its Virgin Mobile pay-as-you-go brand as soon as July 1, according to people familiar with the company’s...
Sprint's Virgin Mobile to Offer iPhone

RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

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Got a mobile broadband device that you only really use a few times a month? Me too. If you’re sick of two-year contracts and monthly fees that go mostly to a gadget that sits idle in your bag until you’re out of range, there are a couple of different alternative...
RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans
Virgin Mobile launches contract-free HTC One V for just $199

Verizon Intros New Prepaid Plans for 3G Smartphones

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Today, Verizon announced two new prepaid plans aimed at budget-conscious customers. But they’re only for 3G smartphones, and they’re not all that wallet-friendly. The new smartphone plans start at $60 a month for unlimited talk and text messages and 500 megabytes of data. You can also choose from a $70-a-month...
Verizon Intros New Prepaid Plans for 3G Smartphones
Jennifer Lopez gets into the mobile dealer biz, founding Viva Movil
Rumor: Galaxy S III to hit US and Canada June 20th, Galaxy Note coming to T-Mobile July 11th
Virgin Mobile is indifferent to its gaping security holes, says developer
Prepaid carriers Boost and Virgin launch new Android smartphones: Galaxy S II, Galaxy Reverb

Mac Pro speculation, iPhone Maps, legal battles, and more

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The last week in Apple news has been hoppin' as the clock ticks down to the beginning of WWDC. The keynote will take place on Monday morning, and we'll be liveblogging the whole thing. But what was the biggest news of the last week leading up to WWDC? You came...
Mac Pro speculation, iPhone Maps, legal battles, and more

Virgin Mobile to Sell Prepaid iPhones

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Virgin Mobile begins selling the iPhone without a contract starting June 29 with service plans starting at $30 a month....
Virgin Mobile to Sell Prepaid iPhones

ZTE Grand X coming to UK for £190 pay-as-you-go: 4.3-inch qHD, microSD, stock Android 4.0

www.engadget.com
If this is the "advanced gaming smartphone" that ZTE teased a few days ago, then we can't help but feel a little miffed. It'd be fairer to describe the Grand X as the most advanced phone in ZTE's growing budget line-up, and if you look at it from that...
ZTE Grand X coming to UK for £190 pay-as-you-go: 4.3-inch qHD, microSD, stock Android 4.0

In Motorola lawsuit, Intellectual Ventures asks two district courts to force Sprint to deliver documents

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In October 2011 patent aggregator and licensing firm Intellectual Ventures sued Motorola Mobility while it was in the midst of being acquired by Google. In the post I just linked to I couldn't help but highlight the irony that Google had invested in the "Invention Investment Fund I", one of...
In Motorola lawsuit, Intellectual Ventures asks two district courts to force Sprint to deliver documents
Amazon will start selling prepaid wireless in Japan — this was inevitable

Sprint will reportedly enter prepaid business itself

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Not content to let its units Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile nab all of the prepaid customers, Sprint is taking action itself. Unfortunately, its standard smartphones aren't part of the deal. [Read more]...
Sprint will reportedly enter prepaid business itself

Virgin Mobile announces HTC EVO V 4G, its first 4G phone

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Sprint subsidiary Virgin Mobile gets its first 4G smartphone in the HTC EVO V 4G. [Read more]...
Virgin Mobile announces HTC EVO V 4G, its first 4G phone

Cricket sets iPhone 5 date; AT&T, Sprint, Verizon plans

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Cricket has announced that it will start selling the iPhone 5 on September 28th. That makes it the first US prepaid carrier to say it will get the phone, although it will get the hardware a full week after national post-paid iPhone carriers AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Cricket hasn't provided...
Cricket sets iPhone 5 date; AT&T, Sprint, Verizon plans

Virgin Mobile promises $100 prepaid credit for T-Mobile defectors

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Virgin Mobile has kicked off a marketing campaign that is aimed at current T-Mobile prepaid customers. As part of its "retrain your brain" promotion, Virgin is offering $100 in unlimited-plan credit for customers who switch their phone number from a T-Mobile account....    ...
Virgin Mobile promises $100 prepaid credit for T-Mobile defectors

Virgin Mobile unveils $40 unlimited talk and text plan

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Talk and text all you want with Virgin Mobile's payLo feature phones [Read more]...
Virgin Mobile unveils $40 unlimited talk and text plan

Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

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Sprint has created a new service to entice mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to base their operations on its network. With the new service, Single Source Enablement, Sprint manages every aspect of the business, from customer care to the distribution of devices. The only thing the MVNO has to worry...
Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

Tucows launches Ting, a contract-free mobile service on Sprint's network

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Harken back to the days of Windows 95, and you may remember downloading a few shareware titles to your Compaq or Packard Bell courtesy of Tucows and its network of mirror sites. While the company is no longer of much relevance in the software arena, it's recently launched a...
Tucows launches Ting, a contract-free mobile service on Sprint's network
Virgin now offering 4G service, no contract required, but you’ll need an Evo

Virgin Mobile offers $100 rebate to T-Mobile turncoats, now through May 31st

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In the wake of T-Mobile's recently unveiled Simple Choice plans, Virgin Mobile is capitalizing on the shakeup by playing a value card of its own. Now through May 31st, the Sprint-owned MVNO is offering $100 credit to all T-Mobile subscribers willing to port their number to Virgin Mobile. Study...
Virgin Mobile offers $100 rebate to T-Mobile turncoats, now through May 31st

Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

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Demand for cheap tablets drove gains, though mobile phone company warns of reduced profits because of cut-price dealsCarphone Warehouse has surpassed analysts' expectations with a 16% rise in UK revenues as shoppers rushed to buy low-priced tablet computers.Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer reported high demand for the £99 Amazon...
Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

Virgin Mobile to carry iPhone from today, Sir Richard does his best Fonz impression

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Virgin Mobile is offering the iPhone to its prepaid customers as of today. The Sprint-owned subsidiary is using the event to kickstart a new retail strategy that will see the company open branded retail stores in Chicago -- with a nationwide rollout dependent upon its success. Since all carriers...
Virgin Mobile to carry iPhone from today, Sir Richard does his best Fonz impression
Bad credit? No problem! Prepaid iPhone coming to Virgin Mobile
More Americans ditching contracts as prepaid wireless surges

Sprint confirms Virgin Mobile for next US prepaid iPhone

www.electronista.com
Sprint has confirmed that, as reported previously, Virgin Mobile will become the next US prepaid iPhone carrier. The company is planning to charge substantially more for devices than rival Cricket Wireless; whereas Cricket will sell an 8GB iPhone 4 for $400, and a 16GB iPhone 4S for $500, the same...
Sprint confirms Virgin Mobile for next US prepaid iPhone

Sprint's Virgin Mobile Tries "Open Enrollment" for Cellphone Insurance

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Although Virgin Mobile normally requires those who want to insure their cellphone to do so when they buy the device, the prepaid carrier is offering its customers a second chance. The company is running an “open enrollment” through the end of May, allowing any customer to sign up for a...
Sprint's Virgin Mobile Tries "Open Enrollment" for Cellphone Insurance
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