Starting tomorrow and exclusively at Walmart, you can pick up the Samsung Galaxy S5 and get unlimited talk, text and, data for as low as $40 a month through Virgin Mobile. There are no additional monthly fees, buy-up options right from your phone, and even free parental controls included. The lowered rate plans are also available on six other 4G LTE2 smartphones.
You can find today’s press release from Virgin Mobile and specific rate plans outlined below:
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – May 15, 2015 – Virgin Mobile USA will offer customers more data at a lower price with its Data Done Right Single Line plans and the Multi-line plans are getting even more data, beginning May 16 exclusively at Walmart.
Single Line monthly plans have each been lowered by $5 and include 500MB more high-speed data. Data Done Right Single Line and Multi-line Data Sharing plans are available exclusively at Walmart and are currently available on seven different 4G LTE2 smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S5.
All phones come pre-loaded with the Virgin Mobile application, which provides data buy-ups and international add-ons with one touch, directly from the device. Every Multi-line plan also comes with a free mobile hotspot feature, making it even easier to share data across Wi-Fi enabled devices.
About Virgin Mobile USA Virgin Mobile USA, 4 one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, oers value-seeking customers control, flexibility and connectivity through a variety of no-contract single line and multi-line data sharing wireless plans on the Nationwide Sprint® Network with LTE and Enhanced LTE service (where available). 5 Virgin Mobile oers a selection of iconic Android-powered smartphones. Experience Virgin Mobile on the Web at virginmobileusa.com and on at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and You Tube. Virgin Mobile’s Data Done Right Multi-line Data Sharing plans feature: // Preloaded Virgin Mobile app that enables customers to manage data sharing directly from their device, with a unique function to allocate a specific amount of data to each line // No additional monthly line fees // One-touch data buy-up options, ranging from a little to a lot, depending upon your need for more data // Popular social media and music streaming apps without data charges, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pandora – unlimited usage without counting against the customer’s data allotment for just $5 per month3 // Flexible international calling and texting options // Parental control features with device curfew and app restrictions For more information, please visit this Advance Info page today and as of Monday, May 18, visit http://www.virginmobileusa.com/datashare. 1 Unlimited features are while on-network (non-roaming) only. Video streaming may be limited to 3G speeds. 3G/4G speeds subject to device/coverage availability. Once multi-line plan’s applicable 3G/4G data threshold reached, data access ends. Once single-line plan’s applicable 3G/4G data threshold reached, speeds reduced (including video) to 2GB speeds for remainder of plan cycle. Additional data access available for purchase. 2 Where available. 3 Good for one device. Automatically renews monthly. 4 Virgin and the Virgin signature logo are registered trademarks of Virgin Enterprises Limited and are used under license. 5 Nationwide Sprint LTE network reaches over 270 million people. The Enhanced LTE network reaches 125 million people on devices with enabled tri-band LTE capability. Visit www.sprint.com/coverage for info.
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