Virgin Mobile USA is making it even easier for families on the go to stay connected by offering more minutes and more options to choose from as part of the company's contract (postpaid) plans. On Wednesday, June 10, 2009, Virgin Mobile USA will unveil three new contract plans for families:
-- $175/month All-In plan with 4000
shared anytime minutes -- unlike
comparable plans, this includes
unlimited messaging and data
-- $50 A La Carte plan including 600
shared anytime minutes with
-- An additional 200 shared anytime
minutes added to the current $100/
month A La Carte plan -- more talk
time without spending more money
This suite of Virgin Mobile USA contract family plans includes unlimited 7 pm night and weekend minutes, unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling to all Virgin Mobile USA contract and no-annual-contract customers, high-speed 3G mobile Web access, and no domestic roaming or long distance charges.
Family Plan Options
The All-In family plans include unlimited text messaging and unlimited data and the A La Carte family plans offer the flexibility of add-on text packs: 300 text messages for $4.99/month, or unlimited text messaging for $9.99/month. Data services included in Virgin Mobile USA's family plans offer instant access to some of these mobile must-haves:
-- Connect™ - Link to Facebook®, YouTube™ Mobile, MySpace™, Flickr™, and more, all at the same time. Get updates, alerts, photos and invites delivered to your phone instantly, all in one place.
-- MyPix™ - Share your world instantly. It's now easier than ever to snap photos with your phone and share adventures and special moments with others.
-- GPS-enabled Google Maps™ - Get to where you want to go, search for businesses by location, get directions, and see real-time traffic conditions all from the palm of your hand.
"Virgin Mobile USA understands that when it comes to cell phone plans, one-size-fits-all doesn't apply," said Bob Stohrer, Chief Marketing Officer, Virgin Mobile USA. "Just like our popular no-annual-contract plans, these family contract plans give customers ultimate flexibility so they get great value out of every minute and stay connected without compromising quality."
Up to four additional lines can be added to any family plan for $35 per month/per line (All-in) or $10 per month/per line (A La Carte). The new rates apply to Virgin Mobile USA's contract handset lineup including the Ocean, Ocean 2, Mysto, Fin and Heat.
Virgin Mobile USA's contract plans also make it easier to connect with friends and families overseas. Competitive rates are always available and now, customers who sign up for a Virgin Mobile contract plan between June 10 and August 31, 2009 will be able to make calls to South Korea for only 5¢ per minute(1).
(1) Standard airtime rates apply to all international calls.