Virgin Mobile vs RadioShack and Cricket

Discussion in 'Virgin Mobile' started by elhamda, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. elhamda

    elhamda Well-Known Member
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  2. metsfan99

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    They are not really comparable, because the way I am reading it, is that their $25 & $35 plans are only for feature phones. The cheapest smartphone plan is $50.
     
  3. elhamda

    elhamda Well-Known Member
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    You make a good point.
     
  4. mistichunter

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    25 a onth wont get u unlimited text and web. on cricket. u need at least a 35 a month for ulimited text and web on cricket.
     
  5. sounreal

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    Cricket on sprint towers???
     
  6. mogelijk

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    Yes, apparently so. They signed a five year agreement for Sprint to provide 3G service in August 2010.

    Does not seem like a great deal, only two phones are currently offered and, as pointed out, the minimum monthly rate for the smartphone (for 1GB data before throttle) is $50.
     
  7. Petrah

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    That in and of itself would be a deal breaker for me.

    Me thinks who ever it was at Cricket that made that decision must of still been suffering a severe hangover and still under the influence.
     
  8. mrnyjet

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    talk about being at end of the line at the sprint tower......even vm and boost are ahead of you, but they are behind sprint contract/postpaid customers.
     

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