Is Virgin Mobile UK Shutting Down?

Why did Virgin Mobile go down?

Virgin Mobile is closing down after Optus made the decision to phase out the brand over the next two years.

This decision comes after a strategic review of the Optus and Virgin Mobile brands ahead of the expiry of the Virgin Mobile brand licence in 2020..

Is Virgin having problems in my area?

Virgin Media has a dedicated web page where you can find out if there are any problems in your area. Click here to visit the My Virgin service update website. To find out if there are problems in your area, enter your postcode.

What happens when my Virgin Mobile contract ends?

When your contract ends with us, you’ll still be able to use your service as normal on a month to month basis until advised otherwise. You’ll continue to be charged your monthly rate plan fees, minus any handset repayments you may have been paying. Below are other options you may wish to explore.

Why did Virgin Mobile Change boost?

To ensure that we offer the best service to our customers, we regularly examine our plans. At this time a decision to discontinue the Virgin Mobile USA service has been made. As we are committed to providing you with great service, we will transfer your account to our sister brand Boost Mobile.

Is Virgin Mobile shutting down?

The telecom is shutting down Virgin Mobile service and will transfer all customers to Boost Mobile starting the week of February 2nd. You’ll keep your phone and number in “most instances,” and will move to a “comparable or better” plan at no additional charge.

Is Virgin Mobile shutting down in the UK?

Virgin Media UK Says Goodbye to BT, Signs Vodafone for Mobile UPDATE. Cable TV and broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (Liberty Global) has today made the surprise announcement that their long-running Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement with BT (EE) will be coming to an end.

Which network does Virgin Mobile use in UK?

EE networkVirgin Mobile UK coverage: we use the EE network | Virgin Media.

Is Virgin Mobile any good in UK?

Through its use of EE’s infrastructure, Virgin Mobile has 99% 2G coverage, 98% 3G coverage and over 99% 4G coverage. In other words then you’ll be able to get a connection – and usually a fast 4G one – almost anywhere in the UK.

Are Bell and Virgin the same company?

The Virgin brand has been operating in Canada since 2004 on the Bell Mobility network. The brand will remain independent of other Bell brands, although the companies will share a network and retail distribution.

Why did Virgin Mobile Switch boost?

Virgin Mobile’s 18-year run in the US is over. The prepaid arm of Sprint just told its customers that it will be moving their accounts over to Boost Mobile, presumably in preparation for spinning Boost off after Sprint’s merger with T-Mobile.

Has Virgin Mobile been sold?

The Virgin Mobile brand is being phased out in Australia by parent company Optus. You can stay on your existing plan until it expires. … Virgin Mobile customers will still be able to access their accounts through the Virgin Mobile website and My Account app. They can also visit Optus stores for support and advice.

Is EE better than Virgin Mobile?

It’s well known that Virgin Media have the fastest widely available broadband speeds in the UK, and they’ve made the right choice in EE to deliver their 4G to Virgin Mobile customers too: … And it’s actually faster than the majority of EE plans with a 60 Mbps cap.

Why are virgin sending out new SIMs?

Virgin is changing the way they operate as an MVNO (there are lots of different ‘kinds’ of MVNO) and that is why they are sending new SIMs out. Virgin is changing the way they operate as an MVNO (there are lots of different ‘kinds’ of MVNO) and that is why they are sending new SIMs out.