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Deal agreed to protect customers from mobile “bill shock”

EE, Three, Vodafone and Virgin Media have today agreed to a new cap, proposed by the Government, on mobile bills. We’ve already seen some new measures getting announced, such as the option of ending a contract early if bills are increased mid-contract, but now it’ll be extended. A …

MVNO Feature – Virgin Mobile

I was having a think last night, which is pretty unusual for me. It was a good think. It occured to me that here on Coolsmartphone we’re always mentioning the major networks when mentioning which new phones are arriving and when, but we don’t mention the MVNO’s – …

Virgin Mobile introduces speed caps

Virgin Mobile have become the latest network to cap mobile data speeds, to a lowly 2mb/s. Rumours had been circulating, but Virgin admitted the 2mb/s cap last night and tried to put a positive spin on the situation, saying “to ensure all our customers can continue to enjoy …

Where Do Your Allegiances Lie?

It may only be Tuesday and we’re yet to see what Apple have to offer (and I think we all know what that will be) but this week is already pretty exciting. We have our first concrete promise of 4G and from EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) and they’ve …

Virgin go unlimited – for just £21 a month

Today Virgin Media are going head-to-head with the Three “One Plan” and T-Mobile “Full Monty” tariff. However, the Virgin “Premiere” plan dishes up unlimited data at a lower price point – just £21 per month for unlimited data and unlimited texts. The network, which piggy-backs Everything Everywhere, is …

ZTE Tania Debuts With Virgin Mobile

ZTE have today announced that Virgin Mobile will be the first UK operator to carry the new ZTE Tania. The Windows Mobile 7.5 carrying device will be available from the middle of May on pay monthly and pay-as-you-go. The Tania has a TFT capacitive touchscreen, a display of 480 …

Virgin Media Now Stocking HTC Sensation XE And HTC One V

In a press release today, Virgin Media revealed that they are now offering the HTC Sensation XE and the HTC One V from free on contract. Virgin Mobile is a virtual operator in the UK, using the networks of  T-Mobile and Orange ensuring maximum possible coverage. If you …

Virgin customers can now use Orange too

Orange and T-Mobile customers have now been able to roam onto the merged “Everything Everywhere” network for about a year now. It’s setup currently so that you roam across if your normal signal drops but it’s still 2G-only. There’s hope that this will change to 3G roaming sometime …

Virgin Media adds Spotify goodness

Virgin Media are to team up with Spotify to make over 13 million tracks available through their Virgin TV or Virgin mobile phones. It’s due to arrive soon and will be available for existing and new customers on Virgin Media. Spotify Unlimited is included and lets you listen …