Virgin Mobile is a prepaid cellular service provider that is powered by the Sprint 4G LTE network. Virgin Mobile offers a BYOD program but cannot guarantee whether or not all devices will be fully compatible with their network. Customers looking to switch to Virgin Mobile and bring their own device will need to check with Virgin Mobile before signing up. Typically, Sprint phones are the only devices that are successfully compatible with Virgin Mobile services.
Virgin Mobile offers unlimited talk, text, and data plans as well as talk/text only plans for basic flip phones. These payLo plans usually only include talk, text and a small amount of data. With Virgin Mobile Unlimited, customers will receive data free unlimited music streaming is included with each plan.
Virgin Mobile has no contracts, activation fees, or overage charges. Each plan includes unlimited talk and text, however, data amounts will vary. Virgin Mobile has a lot of features that are included with all unlimited plans. Customers can enjoy unlimited music streaming from iHeartRadio, Pandora, Slacker Radio, 8tracks and Samsung Milk Music without sacrificing their monthly data allocation.
When it comes to international service, Virgin Mobile offers 2 options to make international calls. International and International Plus.
International: For an extra $5/month, get unlimited calls to Mexico landlines, unlimited calls to Canada (Northern Territories excepted) and unlimited Worldwide text messaging
International Plus: For an extra $10/month, get all of the above plus 1000 Minutes to Mexico mobiles, unlimited calls to over 70 countries (landlines only select cities) and discounted rates to over 200 countries.
Users can also add an optional Mobile Hotspot to connect up to 5 devices through a smartphone hotspot. Customers must have a device that supports tethering.
When purchasing a device from Virgin Mobile, customers will need to purchase the device in full. Virgin Mobile does not offer payment plans for their devices although Virgin Mobile does carry several top brands such as Apple and Samsung.
Virgin Mobile Network Specs
2G Bandwidths: 800, 1900MHz
3G Bandwidths: 1900MHz
4G Bandwidths (26, 2, 25, 41): 800, 1900, 2500MHz
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