Cable & Telecom

Virgin Mobile goes to Manitoba

WINNIPEG – Knighted cell phone service, Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Mobile, today launched in Manitoba. Virgin offers lower rates and no contracts or additional fees. It runs as an MVNO on the Bell Mobility network in Ontario and Quebec already but is launching in Manitoba on the MTS Allstream network. "Of the people who do have a mobile phone in Canada, the majority are locked into long-term contracts, are paying hidden fees or extra charges," said Andrew Black, president and CEO of Virgin Mobile, in the launch press release. "Customers are losing out and they're paying more than they need...