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VIRGIN MOBILE TURNS ON THE 4G NETWORK IN SASKATCHEWAN
REGINA (SK) June 27, 2011
Members can get the $45/mo unlimited Talk & Text plan in Saskatchewan!
As a new addition to the already stellar CDMA network in Saskatchewan, the 4G network will give Virgin Mobile Members super-fast speeds of up to 21 Mbps and typical speeds of 3.5 to 8 Mbps. Plus, Members on the new network also get all the awesome benefits that come with it - like global roaming in more than 200 countries, increased network coverage whenever they travel across Canada, faster web browsing, SIM-only plans that work with your current 4G compatible phones and speedier Mobile TV viewing.
“Our Members in Saskatchewan have experienced the hottest Members Benefits in fashion, music, entertainment and travel and now we’re offering our Members amazing smartphones in the province,” says Robert Blumenthal, president, Virgin Mobile Canada. “Now that the 4G network is available in Saskatchewan, Members can get all the latest smartphones – from touchscreen to QWERTY, Android to BlackBerry and more – starting at $0. Plus, it all still comes with the amazing Care that Virgin Mobile brings you every day!”
New Options For A New Network
Covering more than 97percent of Saskatchewan's urban and rural population, the 4G network delivers a larger range of coverage and services to compatible Virgin Mobile phones. Some of the great smartphones that are now up for grabs include the HTC Incredible S, Samsung Galaxy 550 and the BlackBerry Torch 9800. For a limited time, Members can also get up to a $100 in-store credit or gift card that can be used on any smartphone over $0 and the coolest accessories when they hook up select Virgin Mobile phones on the new 4G network.
About Virgin Mobile Canada
Virgin Mobile Canada rewards, entertains and connects like no one else, delivering the hottest phones on the hottest 4G 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
Erica Faltous, Virgin Mobile Canada
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