Quick Answer: Is Virgin Mobile Changing Network?

Is Virgin Mobile being phased out?

What’s happening.

On May 30 2018 we announced the that the Virgin Mobile brand will be phased out by June 2020.

On June 15 2018, we ceased the sale of all Virgin Mobile postpaid mobile and mobile broadband plans..

Which network does Virgin piggyback?

Virgin Media is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) – an operator that don’t have any mobile phone masts and, instead, piggybacks off the signal provided by one of the four providers that do (EE, O2, Three and Vodafone).

Can I put my virgin SIM card in any phone?

You can bring both of ’em to Virgin Mobile – all you need is a Virgin Mobile SIM card. Head to a Virgin Mobile Store or order your new SIM card online and we’ll get you hooked up. What you need to know before transferring: Check if your current phone is compatible with our network.

Which network does Virgin Media mobile use?

EE’sThrough its use of EE’s infrastructure, Virgin Mobile has 99% 2G coverage, 98% 3G coverage and over 99% 4G coverage.

Is Virgin Mobile UK closing down?

Sprint announces Virgin Mobile is shutting down and all current customers will be transferred to Boost Mobile starting in February. This week Sprint announced it will close Virgin Mobile, and beginning in February customers with existing contracts will be transferred to Boost Mobile.

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.

Who is Virgin Mobile owned by?

Sir Richard BransonSprint Nextel acquired Virgin Mobile in 2009 for $483 million and the Virgin Mobile brand is licensed from the Virgin Group founded by billionaire Sir Richard Branson.

Who does 3 piggyback?

There are actually only four UK mobile networks – EE, Three, O2* and Vodafone (check signal using Ofcom’s Mobile Coverage Checker). All the other providers ‘piggyback’ – ie, buy space from – one of these four networks. For example, Tesco and Giffgaff are on O2, Asda is on EE, Smarty uses Three and Voxi is on Vodafone.

Why is Virgin Mobile changing my SIM?

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.