Cable & Telecom

Virgin Mobile launches unlimited evening calling

TORONTO – For the night owl who has everything, there’s now an unlimited local call plan from Virgin Mobile for overnights. Starting today, customers can get free local calls from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. seven days a week. The “All Nighter” plan is $24 a month and has no system access fees or required contract. It includes voicemail, call display, and call waiting. Daytime minutes are pay-as-you-go, for 20 cents a minute. Virgin Mobile's research shows that its customers' peak calling time is 6 p.m., which is also when they want their evening minutes to start. Some providers start...