Category: Virgin Mobile

Virgin creates “Rock Box” Samsung r610

With the Summer fast approaching and Virgin Festival just around the corner, the fine folks over at Virgin Mobile have created the “Rock Box”. This is basically the Samsung r610 with Virgin throwing in free Virgin Festival tones, a Stereo headset and a massive 64MB microSD memory card. The Samsung r610 is a slider phone

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Vote for Virgin’s Screw You Recession Summer Intern

If you have a few minutes to waste perhaps you’ll want to head on over to Virgin Mobile’s “Screw You Recession” Summer Intern Search. Today is the final day to cast your vote and decide which lucky Canadian will work at Virgin this summer and “spend their days searching for stories, digging for deals, interviewing

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Will the Big 3 eventually purchase the new carriers?

Over the last few months, and certainly over the next few months more will be written about how the Canadian wireless market will be fixed, shaken up and maybe even revolutionized. This is mainly due to new wireless carriers such as Globalive, Public Mobile and DAVE Wireless entering the space this year. Back on July

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Branson sold Virgin Mobile to get into… Banking?

Virgin Mobile was recently sold to Bell for $142 million and it now seems that the reason was to take on other projects that will serve Canadians better, such as out banking system. Sir Richard wants to attack the Canadian banking industry the same way he started Virgin Mobile. He said the problems and frustrations

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Virgin’s “SYR” Summer Intern Search extended until May 22

Looks like the fine folks over at Virgin Mobile have extended their “Screw You Recession Intern Search”. This is the chance to become part of the Virgin staff for the summer, get $2,000 a month for 3 months, a laptop, BlackBerry and a Flip video camera to “spend their days searching for stories, digging for

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3 days after launch… Virgin increases Pearl Flip by $249.99?

** Update… This has now been adjusted back to the original $0.00 on a 3-year. All is right in the world now.** Hopefully, just hopefully this is a website error. Virgin Mobile released the BlackBerry Pearl 8230 Flip on Monday with an astounding $0.00 on a 3-year term with a BlackBerry Bundle monthly plan. Today

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Canada goes all out with Twitter (Koodo & Virgin added)

We already new that Twitter was available to customers on Bell, Rogers and Fido. Even yesterday Telus came out of the woodwork and joined “Twitterverse”. Checking the Twitter Blog we were pleasantly surprised to see that all major carriers are now on board, Virgin and Koodo have been added to the list. All but the

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Virgin releases BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

Virgin has been getting a great deal of attention recently… the “Screw You Recession” campaign and specifically last week with Bell taking them over for a cool $142 million. Not to mention a new device launched that will most likely do very well on Virgin. You can go get yourself a brand new BlackBerry Pearl

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Virgin LG Rumour available in Blue

Remember last week we saw Best Best advertising a new Virgin Mobile device, the LG Rumour in blue. You can now visit your local Best Best and pick one of these up prepaid for $129.99. Another important note to make, this blue colour is now available at Best Buy and at a Virgin outlet. If

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Bell takes over Virgin for $142 million, the end of Solo Mobile?

Seems like Virgin Mobile’s current promotion called “Screw You Recession” actually is actually working. Today Bell announced they will be taking over the remaining 50% stake in Virgin they didn’t own for they $142-million. Bell and Virgin Group formed the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in 2004. Under the licensing agreement, Bell will retain long-term

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