On Wednesday, Virgin Mobile and Sprint , a prepaid family plan that lets users grab as much data as they want from either Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest for just $12 a month. For $22 a month, they can get unlimited access to all four. And for an extra $5, they get unlimited music streaming too. It’s undoubtedly an attempt by the two companies to grow their market share and lure a lower income demographic to their services, but it’s also an early indicator that the telecom industry is about to get the Netflix treatment.
Faris said: "I left my post running marketing at Virgin Mobile to start a tech startup, mostly because I just felt I knew that millennials in particular were seeking new ways to interact with the brands they loved through mobile devices. Through my experience with working with companies like BuzzFeed, mobile, and music festivals, I saw that millennials require an experience when they connect with brands they love and they like to connect emotionally."
The Virgin Mobile Buyback Program allows you to sell back your used wireless devices online. Online Buyback transactions provide an account credit within 90 days of the receipt of your device(s).