Virgin Media to Offer iPhone 5s & iPhone 5c in UK on Friday, November 22

13th November 2013

Virgin Media today announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colourful iPhone yet, beginning Friday, November 22 in Virgin retail stores, online and tele-sales. iPhone 5s will be available starting at £69 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models.iPhone 5c will be available starting at £29 for the 16GB model and £69 for the 32GB model with a 24 month contract. In addition, iPhone 4s will be available starting at £0. Virgin Media will allow iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c customers to connect to its fast 3G network.

"Our customers deserve only the best products and services," said Dana Strong, Virgin Media’s Chief Operating Officer. "We’re offering more than just an incredible experience, whether in home or out and about, with some great value tariffs and fantastic extras like insurance included especially for Virgin Media cable homes."

iPhone 5s redefines the best smartphone experience in the world with amazing new features all packed into a remarkable thin and light design, including the Apple-designed A7 64-bit chip, all-new 8 megapixel iSight camera with True Tone flash and introducing Touch ID, an innovative way to simply and securely unlock your phone with just the touch of a finger. iPhone 5c features an all new-design in five gorgeous colours and is packed with features people know and love like the beautiful 4-inch Retina display, blazing fast performance of the A6 chip, and the 8 megapixel iSight camera—all while delivering great battery life.* iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c both offer more LTE bands** than any other smartphone in the world and include all-new FaceTime HD cameras.

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c feature iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone, featuring a stunning new user interface, completely redesigned with an elegant colour palette, distinct, functional layers and subtle motion that make it feel more alive. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri introduces iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes.***


iPhone 5s 16GB

iPhone 5s 32GB

iPhone 5s 64GB

iPhone 5c 16GB

iPhone 5c 32GB

iPhone 4s 8GB

Monthly Fee







Voice (minutes)

1,200 - Any Net



200 - Any Net

1,200 - Any Net

100 - Any Net







250 - Any Net

Data (MB)







Upfront Fee







Note: 24-month contract required. iPhone pricing for Virgin Media home phone, broadband and TV customers.

Notes to editors

  • Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
    • LTE is available through select carriers. Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks, check with your carrier for details.
  • ** iTunes Radio will be available with the launch of iOS 7 in the US.

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media offers four multi award-winning services across the UK and Ireland: broadband, TV, mobile phone and landline.

The company’s dedicated, ultrafast network delivers the fastest widely available broadband speeds to homes and businesses. And we’re expanding this through our £3bn Project Lightning programme, which will reach 17 million premises.

Our interactive TV service brings live programmes, thousands of hours of on-demand programming and the best apps and games in a set-top box, as well as on-the-go for tablets and smartphones.

We launched the world’s first virtual mobile network, offering fantastic value and services to customers. We are also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the UK and Ireland.

Through Virgin Media Business we support entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector, delivering the fastest widely available broadband speeds and tailor-made services.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s largest international cable company. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 27 million customers across 14 countries.