OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 07, 2015 - Music lovers, rejoice! Beginning Friday, Oct. 9, Virgin Mobile USA1 is unveiling limitless music streaming2 as iHeartRadio, Pandora and Slacker Radio now stream data-free on Virgin Mobile plans.
Virgin Mobile Plans
|$35/month||1GB high-speed 3G/4G data unlimited data3, talk and text||Streaming music unlimited without data charges|
|$45/month||3GB high-speed 3G/4G data unlimited data3, talk and text||Streaming music unlimited without data charges|
|$55/month||8GB high-speed 3G/4G data unlimited data3, talk and text||Streaming music unlimited without data charges|
|Talk & Text – $25/month|
|Wi-Fi access4 only, 500 talk minutes and unlimited text|
Music partners include:
- iHeartRadio is the only all-in-one streaming music and digital radio service that features thousands of live radio stations from across the country, interruption-free custom stations based on an artist or song, and on-demand podcasts available 24/7, everywhere listeners are – all for free.
- Pandora streams more music than any other service in the world based on a simple, enduring focus: to effortlessly connect each listener to the music they love. Create personalized stations that play only your favorite music based on your favorite artist, songs or genres and then let Pandora do the rest.
- Slacker Radio is next-generation personalized radio, allowing music lovers to choose from the broadest selection of human-curated music, news, and sports stations that are personalized to their taste. Listeners can also create their own stations from a catalog of songs ten times as large as the leading service. Slacker can be accessed for free from virtually any mobile device and most new car models.
Visit www.virginmobileusa.com/datafreemusic/ for updates as more music partners are added.
“The launch of our new plans with limitless music demonstrates Virgin Mobile’s continued commitment to consumers of offering innovative offers that provide value and a unique experience,” said Angela Rittgers, vice president-Virgin Mobile USA.
Virgin Mobile USA Smartphone Lineup Expands
Virgin Mobile is also adding three new smartphones capable of taking advantage of free streaming music, including:
- HTC Desire 626s , priced at $129.99 (plus tax) and available now at www.virginmobileusa.com, comes loaded with a 5-inch, 720p HD touchscreen display, latest version of Android™ 5.1, Lollipop, and an 8-megapixel, rear-facing camera.
- Huawei Union , priced at $79.99 (plus tax) and available now at Best Buy and on Oct. 13 at www.virginmobileusa.com, comes equipped with the latest version of Android™ 5.1, Lollipop, a large 4.5-inch touchscreen display and a 5-megapixel, rear-facing camera.
- The new Moto G (third generation) by Motorola, priced at $149.99 (plus tax) and available now at www.virginmobileusa.com, is durable and water-resistant with a 13-megapixel, rear-facing camera, 5-inch HD TFT touchscreen display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, and the latest version of Android™ 5.1, Lollipop.
1 Virgin Mobile has no annual contracts; service subject to certain terms.
2 Limitless Music: Some streaming partners may require paid subscription or assess other fees. Cloud streaming, song downloads, video content, non-audio content and other data sent by streaming partners (e.g., pic advertisements, album art) excluded. Hotspot data not included. Available from select content providers. Visit http://www.virginmobileusa.com/datafreemusic/ and check list as more services may be added.
3 Data: Once plan’s applicable high-speed data threshold reached, speeds reduced to 2G speeds for remainder of plan cycle. Data packs available for select plans/devices only & expire when depleted or 30 days from purchase date.
4 Mobile data not included nor available with this plan.
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