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Virgin mobile amps up Mobile TV with the latest entertainment right on your phone


Enhanced Mobile TV service includes a huge range of Bell Media shows and updates from MTV, The Comedy Network, CTV and tons more!

TORONTO (ONTARIO) April 4, 2011

Available on a wide range of Virgin Mobile smartphones, this killer line-up of new high-demand Bell Media content fits perfectly with Virgin Mobile’s current line-up, which is already jam-packed with exclusive sports and entertainment programming ready to watch on the super-fast 4G network.

“Our new super-powered Mobile TV is the perfect match of amazing content and an awesome network to bring the hottest entertainment right to our Members,” said Robert Blumenthal, President, Virgin Mobile Canada. “Getting the latest shows and greatest live TV on the go is a another exciting new way Virgin Mobile always makes it better to be a Member.”

“With a Love Button, I’d get to share those special posts, pages and photos that I don’t just like – I love,” says Mandy. “I get what the button is about. I don’t want to just like things on my profile but love them, especially things like comments from fans or news about my favourite artists.”

Get The Hottest Shows On The Go!

The new mobile line-up from Bell Media includes a ton of new live content from CTV News Channel and MTV so Members can catch the latest gossip from Jersey Shore; live sports content from TSN and TSN2 so they won’t miss a score; and on-demand content from The Comedy Network to keep them laughing, including must-watch nightly shows like The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Signing up is super-easy: Members can hook Mobile TV up from the Media Player icon on select smartphones and plug into one of our handy Mobile TV packages:

  • Mobile TV Variety: only $5/month for 10 hours (including data charges) of expanded live CTV News Channel and BNN (that’s Business News Network); live MTV; on-demand content from The Comedy Network; CBC News Network; RDI; Tou.tv; Treehouse; YTV, and hot beats from bpm.tv.
  • Mobile TV Sports: only $5/month for 10 hours (including data charges) of expanded TSN, TSN2 and RDS live events, NHL games and other content, including Centre Ice and full access to the Stanley Cup Playoffs; additional Montréal Canadiens content; NFL games and other content, including NFL Network; and Vancouver Whitecaps.
  • Mobile TV Sports: only $5/month for 10 hours (including data charges) of expanded TSN, TSN2 and RDS live events, NHL games and other content, including Centre Ice and full access to the Stanley Cup Playoffs; additional Montréal Canadiens content; NFL games and other content, including NFL Network; and Vancouver Whitecaps.
Plus, until April 30, 2011, Virgin Mobile is also offering a special bonus of Mobile TV Sports free for one month so Members can catch all of the big games no matter where they are!  For more info on this bonus offer and Virgin Mobile’s big time range of Mobile TV, check out www.virginmobile.ca/mobiletv.

About Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada rewards, entertains and connects like no one else, delivering the hottest phones on the hottest HSPA network.  Virgin Mobile Members also get access to must-see events, global roaming and award-winning service. 91 percent of Members would also recommend Virgin Mobile to a friend. 

The Virgin Mobile group of companies has attracted more than 15 million customers worldwide.  Virgin Mobile phones are available at more than 4,000 locations nationally including The Source, Virgin Mobile retail locations and additional retail partners. Virgin Mobile products can also be purchased online at www.virginmobile.ca or by calling 1-888-999-2321. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/virginmobilecan and Twitter at twitter.com/virginmobilecan.

Kayla Rochkin, Hill & Knowlton 416-413-4767 kayla.rochkin@hillandknowlton.ca

Erica Faltous, Virgin Mobile Canada 416-607-8412 erica.faltous@virginmobile.ca


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