Category: Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile to release the Samsung Vice

We know that Bell recently swallowed Virgin Mobile whole and it seems they are launching devices faster then ever now. Days after the announcement of Bell’s intentions, Virgin released the BlackBerry Pearl Flip. Now only a short month of exclusivity with Bell, Virgin is set to launch the Samsung Vice. Nothing official yet but it’s

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Virgin brings Sexy Back with new prepaid promo

Virgin Mobile is gearing up for the upcoming Virgin Festivals across Canada this Summer, this has not stopped them from putting together some decent promos. Conveniently titled in a way on can work on Virgin, “Savings is the Sexy” gives you a $50 Activation Credit when you open a prepaid account. Pretty good for those

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Virgin announces winner of “Screw You Recession” Intern Search

Virgin has announced a winner in their “Screw You Recession” Summer Intern Search and after 31,000 votes they are proud to give the title to Waterloo’s D.J. Demers. He will now work at Virgin this summer and spend his days searching for stories, digging for deals, interviewing financial experts… and just generally telling the recession

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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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