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Virgin Mobile's 17th birthday delivers 'red hot offers'

Virgin Mobile is sweet seventeen, and in celebration is offering you some special discount deals with dollops of added data to delight and for download.

If you're looking for a provider to offer you a competitive plan, along with some discounting or special offer, there's no lack of such deals at the moment.

Whether it's Kogan Mobile offering a new special, Boost giving you half off for the first month and data-free Apple Music, Belong Mobile offering gifts of data, Vaya with its always low prices, OVO with ever better value massive mobile data, and a host of other telco and MVNO deals, the golden age of mobile voice and data is upon us.

In the mix of value, special member offers and more has always been Virgin Mobile, once an innocent newbie in the telco game, but now, after 17 years, an experienced operator that knows what its customers want and how best to attract new ones.

It is the latter customer base that Virgin Mobile is batting its eyelids at this time, with some easy-to-understand deals designed to tempt you into taking up Virgin Mobile's offer, with a deadline of 8 November before the deals are done and dusted.

So, what are they?

  • The first is an offer of 20% off all 12-month SIM plans.
  • The second is 15% off all $30 and over month-to-month SIM plans (min cost $25.50).
  • The third is an offer of "up to" 20GB of "Data Gift" on all phone plans.
  • The fourth is that all those joining on post-paid "all the party perks of FairData, like Data Rollover and Data Gifting", with details here

Some extra detail is as follows:

  • Virgin Mobile's new "Postpaid Mobile Broadband plans now come with the added value of FairData".
  • You can "score 60GB on Virgin Mobile's $60 12-month modem and 12-month SIM plans (min cost $720/12 mths)".
  • In addition, existing Postpaid Mobile customers "can save every month when they add a Postpaid Mobile Broadband service".

This means you can:

  • Take $5 off Virgin Mobile's $30 & $45 12-month modem & 12-month SIM plans (min cost $300/12mth).
  • Take $10 off the company's $60 & $75 12-month modem & 12-month SIM plans (min cost $600/12mth).

More details on Virgin Mobile's mobile broadband plans here. 


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Alex Zaharov-Reutt

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