Quick Answer: Is Virgin Mobile UK Closing Down?

Does Virgin Mobile still exist?

Sprint announced today that it’s going to be shutting down Virgin Mobile USA starting on February 2nd, transferring existing customers to Boost Mobile instead..

Who bought out Virgin Mobile?

Sprint NextelSprint 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.

Is Virgin Mobile any good in UK?

Coverage. Over 99% of the population can get 4G coverage with Virgin Mobile – so wherever you are in the UK, you should be able to get a decent connection. The 4G here doesn’t match the maximum speeds that the EE network is capable of, but it’s certainly fast enough.

Is Virgin Mobile 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 Virgin Mobile shutting down?

The telecom is shutting down Virgin Mobile service and will transfer all customers to Boost Mobile starting the week of February 2nd. You’ll keep your phone and number in “most instances,” and will move to a “comparable or better” plan at no additional charge.