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Changes to Text Add-Ons: VMC Prepaid

On July 31st Virgin Mobile Canada will be making the following changes to their prepaid text messaging add-ons.

  • $10/month unlimited texting package will increase in price to $15/month
  • $10/month will now get you only 2500 messages (new add-on plan)

Customer currently on the $10 unlimited text messaging plan will continue paying the current monthly price.  If you do not have enough money in your account to cover the grandfathered price you will loose the $10 unlimited texting, one topping up your account you will have to pay $15 for unlimited texting.  Incoming messages will remain free on all text messaging plans.

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Add comment June 30th, 2009

Samsung VICE-VMC

Right behind the release of the LG Rumour 2, the Samsung VICE is now available from Virgin Mobile Canada. Just like most new phones the VICE features a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.0MP camera, and built-in MP3 player.

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3 year term: $79.99
2 year term: $129.99
1 year term: $149.99
no term: $149.99

Head over to Virgin Mobile to learn more and purchase.

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1 comment June 28th, 2009

LG Rumour 2 Hits VMC

We first spotted the LG Rumour 2 with Virgin Mobile Canada branding on Thursday but with no pricing.  Today the Rumour 2 is priced and available for sale.

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Rumours are easy to spread with the LG RUMOUR2. Slide out the large, 4-line full QWERTY keyboard with dedicated messaging and you can fire off texts and instant messages faster than ever. Plus you’ll never lose track of a convo again – see your entire chat on your phone with new threaded texting. Plus you can plug into your fave tunes with the full-track music player, connect wirelessly with stereo Bluetooth®, and boost your phone with up to 12GB of expandable memory.

3 year term: $49.99
2 year term: $99.99
1 year term: $129.99
no term: $129.99

Head over to Virgin Mobile Canada to purchase.

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Add comment June 28th, 2009

Rumour 2 Coming to VMC

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It may be small but size does not matter anyways-right?  That is the LG Rumour 2 complete with Virgin Mobile Canada branding.  Look for the replacement to the current Rumour  (Rumour 1) to be launching along side the Samsung Vice.  No word on pricing or a launch date.

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3 comments June 25th, 2009

Samsung VICE Coming to VMC

The Samsung VICE has been spotted on the Virgin Mobile Canada website.  No word yet on launch date or pricing but it should not be far away.

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The Samsung VICE has a full QWERTY (slide out) keyboard and standard numeric keyboard.  I will be posting a review of Bell’s Samsung VICE in the coming days so be sure to read it before buying.

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Add comment June 17th, 2009

Staying Competitive

In an attempt to stay competitive with the other discount providers in Canada (Solo Mobile, Koodo Mobile, and Fido Telephony), Virgin Mobile Canada has added a new plan to their monthly myPlan packages.

$22/month
100 anytime minutes
unlimited evening a weekends (evenings: 7pm-7am, sat/sun: all day)
250 outgoing text messages (unlimited incoming)

Add $11/month for call display and voicemail throw in your Provincial Tax and the 5% G.S.T. and you have got yourself a decent plan on a low budget.

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Add comment June 5th, 2009

BlackBerry Flip-Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile has officially launched the BlackBerry 8230 Pearl Flip.  The BlackBerry Pearl Flip is a 3G smart phone that features a 2 MP camera, BlackBerry GPS Navigation, media player, 128 MB internal memory, and BlackBerry messenger.  Virgin will only be selling the Black Pearl Flip at the following price points.

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3-year: $0.00
2-year: $299.99
1-year: $349.99
30-day: $399.99

More at Virgin.

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4 comments May 11th, 2009

BestBuy Exclusive-Blue LG Rumour

Virgin Mobile Canada has released a new color of its popular qwerty device-the LG Rumour.  The LG Rumour features a full qwerty keyboard, 1.3MP camera, bluetooth and is only 12.9mm thick.

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The blue Rumour is only listed on the BestBuy website but is currently out of stock.  The blue Rumour is the same price as the the other three colors (white, black, and green) $129.99.

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1 comment May 7th, 2009

Best Buy Supports Earth Day

With Earth Day next week, April 22, all the major retailers are getting involved in one way or another.

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Bring in your old cellphone to Best Buy next week and get $25 off the purchase of a new phone.  If you are buying a phone priced at $0 you will receive a $25 store credit for accessories.  The $25 accessory credit must be used at the time of purchase and no cash will be given back if the accessory is less than $25.

The trade-in program is only available for new contracts, contract renewals, and upgrades.  Thus prepaid phones are not eligible.   Trade-in incentives are only valid from April 17, 2009 – April 23, 2009 and must be done in-store.

Check out all the trade-in incentives online.

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Add comment April 17th, 2009

BlackBerry Outage

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Looks like most BlackBerry users in Canada and the United States are currently without e-mail service.  From what I have read it appears all service providers are affected by this outage: Rogers, AT&T, Verizon, etc.

Are you experiencing no e-mail service or delays receiving messages, leave a comment below.

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Add comment April 13th, 2009

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