Editors' Note: We've published the results of our latest network testing. Current rankings reflect last year's results, but we plan to update scores along with new customer service rankings for wireless carriers shortly. As part of the planned T-Mobile-Sprint mergerVirgin will be sold off to Dish to create a new wireless carrier.
As smaller mobile networks go, Virgin Mobile is one of the most popular. It's known for offering cheap SIM-only deals and phone contracts, with bonuses like data rollover and free messaging on WhatsApp. So should you sign up to a plan?
Awful company ignorant call centre staff. Wanted to transfer one of my 4 mobile accounts into my sons own name who is now 23 he's had a phone 8 years they said fine took it out of my name then asked my son to get on the phone. I have recently cancelled a contract within the 14 day cooling off period, as the signal was awful at my house.
Virgin Mobile offers a wide range of tariffs, competitively priced mobile contracts and SIM-only plans, plus the option to rollover any unused data at the end of the month. On the face of it, then, it ticks all the right boxes. But is it really worth your money?
Virgin Mobile offers two SIM-only plans, with special deals available on these plans for existing Virgin Media customers. Virgin Mobile says that, with this network, it has What this means in practice is that if you - or people in your local area - have good reception from Three, Virgin Mobile should work well for you, too.
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Virgin Mobile is owned by Sprint and runs on its network. Fortunately, however, Virgin customers benefit from the same level of network performance as direct Sprint customers. That said, Virgin customers are still subject to the same data deprioritization threshold as Sprint users — up to 23GB of high-speed data per cycle before your speeds are throttled. There are no family plans and no budget options.
It aims to stand out with low prices along with data allowances that roll over each month - so if you don't use all your data you get the remaining amount added on to your next month's allowance. Plus, all customers can use WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Twitter without eating into their data allowances, Virgin Media customers can get unlimited data, and you get access to Virgin Mobile's network of over 3. Our Verdict.