Is Virgin Mobile on Sprint network?
Customers will be transferred to Boost Mobile starting in February. Sprint is pulling the plug on its prepaid service Virgin Mobile. Starting in February, customers will be transferred to another Sprint prepaid service, Boost Mobile.
Are Virgin Mobile handsets unlocked?
Virgin Mobile pay monthly customers phones are unlocked. Pay as you go customers aren’t so lucky, though, with Virgin Mobile opting to lock certain models to its network.
Is Virgin Mobile still around?
The Virgin Mobile USA service will be discontinued, and we are happy to announce that most of the existing Virgin Mobile customers will be transferred to our sister brand, Boost Mobile beginning in February.
Is Virgin Mobile a GSM or CDMA carrier?
Founded in 2001 as a joint venture between Virgin Group and Sprint Corporation, Virgin Mobile USA commenced operations in June 2002 as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), providing services via the Sprint 1900 MHz CDMA network.
Does Virgin Mobile charge activation fee?
Virgin Mobile has a Connection Fee (Activation Fee) of $30 on new activations or upgrades, however this fee can be waived by activating or renewing online.
How do I activate my Virgin Mobile phone?
Every Virgin Mobile SIM comes with the PIN already set. You’ll be asked to enter the PIN after inserting your new SIM and turning on your phone. When prompted, simply enter 7890. This will activate your SIM and give you access to all the great Virgin Mobile services.
Can a Virgin Mobile phone be used on sprint?
Houston, TX. Virgin Mobile phones do work on sprint. If they will not unlock your phone thru virgin support then you can apways use cdma workshop to provision the phone to sprint towers and call sprint to send a provision request to receive the correct prl.
What do I need to Activate my Sprint phone?
First, check the device’s compatibility by entering its IMEI. Even if you bought the device from one of our trusted partners, our system just needs to verify. What do I need in order to activate my device? A device compatible with the Sprint Network, a SIM card and a new plan.
When do Virgin Mobile customers go to boost?
Virgin Mobile customers will be transferred over to comparable Boost Mobile plans in February. Customers will keep their existing phone numbers and devices, and add-ons will be switched to similar Boost Mobile add-ons. Automatic payments will also be transferred over automatically.
Do You Keep Your Virgin Mobile phone number?
Yes, you will keep the same phone number you had with Virgin Mobile. Boost Mobile will handle the number porting process for you. Will I need a new SIM card? Possibly. Please refer to communications from Boost Mobile about whether you will need a new SIM card or not. Will my monthly cost change?