Tag: virgin mobile

Deal time – £10 for 10GB with Virgin Mobile

Black Friday isn’t until next week, but it looks like the boys from Virgin Media are already starting. The network runs (currently) on EE masts but will be switching across to Vodafone ones soon enough. They’ve got an offer on SIM only plans which looks pretty hot. Sure, …

Virgin Mobile says goodbye to EE, switches to Vodafone masts

There’s a number of “virtual” operators to choose from when you’re looking to get a new mobile or a SIM. You really shouldn’t shy away from them either, because they’re as good as the “big four” for the most part. Under the hood though, they’ll use the masts …

Virgin Mobile service restored after sizeable outage

Yesterday many customers of the MVNO, which runs on EE masts, found themselves unable to use the network fully. Problems seemed to be pretty wide-ranging, and included making calls, sending text messages and using mobile data. The network took to social media late last night too blame a …

Virgin Media cranks up the speeds and boosts bundles

Want even faster broadband at home? Well, for £62 per month you can get half a Gig down and 35Mbps up with their Business fibre service. Not only that, but Virgin Mobile – operating on the EE network – are now combining broadband and mobile deals, plus they’re …

Virgin Mobile goes big. 200GB SIM-only for £22 per month.

Want a big, fat 200GB of data for your phone? Well, whether you’re a Virgin cable customer or not, you can now get it for £22 per month on a 12 month deal with Virgin Mobile. In addition you’ll get 5000 minutes of talk-time and unlimited texts. Normally …

Virgin Mobile to carry the S10e, S10 and S10+

Pre-order on the EE-powered Virgin Mobile network right now at and you can get those free earbuds again. Prices start from just £29 per month with no upfront cost. Head to their website for more information. That £29 price is for the Samsung Galaxy S10e on a 3-year …

Virgin Mobile SIM-only 100GB offer

Quick one. Virgin Mobile, who use the EE masts, have put their 100GB SIM-only offer back online. It’s now down to just £20 per month, so if you’ve got a phone already and you want a stack load of data this is excellent. You get 5000 minutes and …

iPhone XS and XS Max on Virgin Mobile – Pricing

Virgin Mobile sit on the EE network, so you’re going to be getting a lot of the benefits as a normal EE customer would. Great network, great speeds, great coverage. Now, you can get those new iPhones on the network too. There’s pre-order pages for both devices and …

Samsung Galaxy Note9 – Also available from…

Last week we gave you all the details of the new Samsung Galaxy Note9. We also told you that it is available on Sky Mobile, Three and from EE (along with the Galaxy Watch). However, there’s other places you can get it too, and we’ve had a few …

Truly unlimited everything with Virgin Media

It looks like Virgin Media are keen to get noticed. The caveat to this particular offer, though, is that you’re already a Virgin Media broadband or TV customer. If you are, listen up. First, the facts. Virgin Media use the EE masts, so coverage is very good indeed. …

Wait a minute. Unlimited data? £20 per month?!

Until about 10 minutes ago, if you wanted unlimited data on a SIM only plan I would’ve pointed you to this Three UK deal which delivers unlimited data with 200 minutes of chatter and unlimited texts. However, Virgin Mobile have just added another Black Friday deal. I really …

36 Month Mobile Contracts are here

Does anyone remember the good old days when those who chose to take a mobile contract were able to change their handsets every 12 months? It wasn’t long before 18 month contracts became the industry standard, a change which was met by a frown, and then of course …

Today is iPhone 8 day! Here’s the best deals

The iPhone 8 release date is today, September 22nd. Those of you who pre-ordered can get to your local Apple or network store and collect that shiny new toy right now. As for everyone else? Well, you can go and buy one out-right. Not a problem, but it’s expensive. The …

Quick Friday offer for SIM only data junkies

I’ll keep this brief, because I’m hopefully talking to those who want a massive slice of data on a network with great coverage. This one is with Virgin Mobile, who use EE. Their SIM-only offer will give you a massive 20GB of data plus 5000 minutes and unlimited …

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 …