Virgin Mobile launches ‘Truly Unlimited’ mobile phone plan for £25 a month

Virgin Mobile has today launched what it claims is the UK’s most generous big data deal, with no caps, throttling or hidden catches. Truly Unlimited is a mobile plan created exclusively for Virgin Media’s TV, broadband and landline customers.  Unlike most other ‘unlimited’ offerings, Virgin Mobile’s new plan is - it claims - truly unlimited,…

Virgin Mobile extends free social media access to Twitter

Virgin Mobile customers can now tweet, message and browse on Twitter data-free, without eating into their data allowance. This follows the mobile phone company offering data-free use of WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger as part of its 4G plans. The data-free use of Twitter applies to all features on the app, apart from live video content,…

Google Nexus 4 now available through Virgin Mobile

Those still on the hunt for a Google Nexus 4 handset just got another outlet to try; Virgin Mobile will be offering up the handset for free on 24 month contracts. Our favourite Android phone of last year, the Nexus…

Virgin Media to offer free Spotify 3G streaming?

Virgin Media may be preparing a deal that would allow Spotify users on Virgin Mobile handsets to stream unlimited amounts of songs of 3G mobile data connections without incurring any costs, or using up any of a customers data allowance….

Nokia N8 price and release date finalised

Nokia's next flagship handset, the N8, has finally been given a price and release date. Customers will be able to pick up the mobile first from Nokia's online store, SIM-free, for £429 in the last week of September. Click…

Virgin Mobile shows off "UK's lowest" £8.50-per-month mobile tariff


Virgin Mobile has announced what it claims is the UK’s best value monthly tariff, sprinting in at just £8.50 per month.

Granted, you’re not going to get a top-of-the-range smartphone for that kind of cash, but what you do get is 100 minutes and 100 texts per month on a choice of handsets including the Samsung G600, LG KC550 and Nokia 3120…

Virgin Mobile intros 30p-a-day mobile web tariff


Virgin Mobile has decided that its customers deserve cheaper access to the mobile Internet and has introduced a new tariff for moderate daily surfing.

The “Casual User” tariff, available to both contract and pre-pay customers, costs 30p per day and has a 25MB daily limit (we hope that it’s megabytes, though the press release implies megabits).

This, Virgin claims, is up to three times cheaper than most other networks. In an attempt to prove that, a lengthy and boring comparison chart has been published. I’m not going to mess about drawing you a table of figures, because you’re all more than capable of checking out the competition yourself. Suffice it to say, the deal seems pretty average. Heavy mobile Net users would probably be better off with a higher bandwidth or “unlimited with fair use” tariff, but for those just checking Facebook and a few sport and weather pages, it should suffice.

Super cheap SX 200 mobile comes to Woolworths


Couple of Easter eggs, bag of pick ‘n’ mix, a JML slice ‘n’ dice… oh, and a cheap mobile phone.

Claiming to be the best value mobile phone currently on the UK market, Fly Mobile’s SX 200 offers a range of decent features for under thirty quid, and you can pick one up on the Virgin Mobile network from good old Woolworths…