Virgin Mobile USA


Sprint Loses More Money, Fewer Subscribers, in Q1

Sprint Nextel Corp.’s (S) losses widened more than analysts expected in the first quarter, but the struggling service provider did snag a small coup: It shed the lowest number of subscribers than it has in about three years. “We continue to make progress in improving the business,” Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said in a prepared […]

Virgin Mobile USA Expands Broadband2Go Distribution

Virgin Mobile USA is expanding the retail footprint for Broadband2Go, its 3G nationwide wireless Internet service without an annual contract, monthly subscription or activation fee. Retailing at $99.99, Broadband2Go can now be purchased directly from as well as more than 1,000 Best Buy Mobile stores, 4,300 Radio Shack stores, Sam’s Club kiosks via Radio […]

FTC Approves Sprints Virgin Mobile Buy

The Federal Trade Commission has given its thumbs-up to Sprint’s acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA. The deal still requires FCC approval, but there’s little reason at this point to think Sprint won’t get it. The Virgin Mobile acquisition means a big expansion in the prepaid space for Sprint, which already owns 13 percent of the […]

What Sprint Sees in Virgin Mobile USA

Sprint already owns and operates Boost Mobile. So why does it want to take over Virgin Mobile USA? Skyrocketing growth in the prepaid segment is just part of the answer.

Virgin Mobile USA Offers Mobile Broadband Prepaid

While Verizon starts to phase out its 3G EV-DO network, Sprint continues to make deal with its. Virgin Mobile USA has announced a prepaid 3G Internet service is on the way over the Sprint EV-DO Rev. A network. It will be called Broadband2Go. Subscribers use a modem that plugs into a computer’s USB port. There […]

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