Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile, a mobile phone network service supplier originating from the United Kingdom operating in Australia, Canada, India, Poland, USA and France to name a few, is a subsidiary of Virgin Media headed and founded by no other than Sir Richard Branson.  Started by the Virgin Group of companies, in 1999. 


Virgin Mobile  'Evolution'


This company is a pioneer as it was the worlds first Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), which means Virgin Mobile did not build and does and maintain its own network infrastructure, but instead has agreements to use EE’s existing network (at the time One2One then become T Mobile who were bought by EE). And then re-selling it as a Virgin Mobile branded service, this way its much cheaper to operate than if it had its own network infrastructure.




Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) sell voice and data services by leasing airtime bandwidth capacity from vendors that own a wireless infrastructure, such as O2, EE and Vodafone.

With a really successful Christmas the Company announced its first annual profit in 2003.


Virgin Mobile Pay As You Go



From giving users more choice and honest mobile option, and good- value, this company has won well over 4 million customers since it started, marking Virgin Mobile as one of the quickest-growing mobile phone establishments in history, sure they had a very good brand name to start with, but still regardless.

Virgin provide contract mobile packages, pay as you go as well as mobile phones which it sells directly,


Virgin Mobile History

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In 2004 Deutsche Telekom sold their 50% holding in Virgin Mobile to the Virgin Group, with 37% of the companies shares made available for sale to the public. The remaining shares were held by the Virgin Group, Then, it had 4.1 million customers, employed 1,400 staff in the UK and the listed value was £500m.


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Services

mobile broadband services are also provided by this company, with download speeds up to 21Mbps and upload speeds up to 11Mbps and monthly  data allowances, depending on the chosen package of 1 to 3GB, supply 3G through the EE network using a modem device/dongle.

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Due to the merger of T-Mobile and Orange to form EE in 2010, which allowed many Virgin Mobile customers to be able to use phones that were before locked to either of these companies, but as Virgin had different roaming agreements with other networks, in the end virgin ended up being in the right place at the right time even regardless of the decommissioning of T Mobile masts resulting  in customers reporting losing signal suffice to say that in these areas, Orange already had coverage and in turn further enlarged their coverage when they merged their signalling operated by  EE.


Pay Monthly or Pay As You GoBig Data & Texts Virgin Freestyle contractsMobile Phones or Big Talk 

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So much for being in the right place at the right time, Virgin Mobile made a joint agreement with EE to use its wireless infrastructure, giving Virgin huge coverage in the UK not mentioning roaming capabilities.

Virgin Mobile offers a selection of handsets ranging from entry-level to Android™-powered and iOS smartphones


Virgin Media - Mobile Phones

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Virgin Media offers a range of different quality phones from leading providers, including entry level, mid-range and top flagship smartphones. However it  depend what type of mobile phone user you are, finding a package that mirrors your lifestyle, and ultimately if you are looking for Pay Monthly or Pay As You Go,



Perhaps you have a phone already or don’t want the constrictions of a contract or you decide not to upgrade, to get connected, you can go for SIM Only agreements for contracts and Pay As You Go which means you just get the SIM card and no phone.



Virgin Media offers a range of different quality phones from leading providers, including entry level, mid-range and top flagship smartphones. However it  depend what type of mobile phone user you are, finding a package that mirrors your lifestyle, and ultimately if you are looking for Pay Monthly or Pay As You Go,


Perhaps you have a phone already or don’t want the constrictions of a contract or you decide not to upgrade, to get connected, you can go for SIM Only agreements for contracts and Pay As You Go which means you just get the SIM card and no phone.

For Pay As You Go, buy the phone outright and then top up with credits whenever you need to, with Pay Monthly packages you get a very reduced cost for the handset(in some instances its free) and with allotted allowances of talk time minutes, texts and mobile internet at a set monthly cost.


Virgin  mobile Freestyle contracts

Virgin Mobile has been a consumer champion in the contract mobile phone industry in their own right through great ideas, for instance with  Virgin you can tweak, make adjustments to your tariff, go up or go down whenever you feel like it. The real punch line here is that users can upgrade their mobile at any time too, they are called Freestyle Contracts. – a tariff that can adjust to change (or circumstances) in a mobile users daily to monthly routine, Virgin believe their users deserve choice and flexibility, coupled with fair all round costs that truly delivers a package that can truly match and mirror the way the user uses the phone over the duration of the agreement to meet all expectations from a finance point of view.



That feeling of being locked into a long-term contract is greatly lessened by the Virgin Freestyle Contracts,  provides great value without the feeling of being locked into a long-term contract, offering advanced devices (like the …..), with reliable good coverage on a nationwide network bases.

Virgin Mobile was primarily created with value-conscious mobile consumers in mind, so Freestyle Contracts plans start for as little as £5 per month for 250 minutes, unlimited text and 250MB data.

Pay As You Go that rewards you…….yes seriously

That feeling of being locked into a long-term contract is greatly lessened by the Virgin Freestyle Contracts,  provides great value without the feeling of being locked into a long-term contract, offering advanced devices (like the …..), with reliable good coverage on a nationwide network bases.

Virgin Mobile was primarily created with value-conscious mobile consumers in mind, so Freestyle Contracts plans start for as little as £5 per month for 250 minutes, unlimited text and 250MB data.



Virgin have Pay As You Go mobile tariffs, that provide rewards and incentives to users, so there is added value, as we know it’s really down to your personal habits and circumstances when it comes to picking the right Virgin Pay As You Go mobile tariff, so its great that virgin have simplified with their two flagship payg tariffs, the first is the “Big Data & Texts” so in other words if your habit is going online more than anything, then do more of what you love online wit Big Data and Texts, and if you are someone who text a lot, you can go to town with unlimited text .  This is what you get for £15 per month, 250 talk time minutes, unlimited text and 3GB data.

The second is theBig Talk” it’s simply all in the name, for folk that can talk on the phone for days? Provides unlimited minutes, to UK landlines, and some minutes to UK mobiles.

And the rewards?  With at least £10 top up, you get rewarded with minutes, texts or data that can be used the following month.

Virgin Unlimited Plans - Do unlimited your way with Virgin Freestyle Contracts - choose the phone you want and the plan you need, on a nationwide network, with this contract you can Change your phone. Change your tariff. Whenever you like