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Virgin Mobile 4G Explained

4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. It’s rapidly replacing 3G technology, making the internet accessible at a much faster speed for customers.

Faster speeds mean websites load quicker, large files download easier, and videos or podcasts stream more seamlessly.

Data Rollover

We think you should keep what you pay for – which is why our 4G plans come with Data Rollover at no extra cost. When your monthly mobile allowances refresh, you’ll stash any unused data for the following month.

The data you’ve saved then gets used up before your inclusive data allowance. And even though rolled over data only lasts a month, there’s no limit on how much you can keep – and next month you can do the same again!

To help you keep tabs of what you’ve got, we’ll text you when you’re rolling over data to next month, and when you’ve finished your leftover data and started using your normal allowance.

Click here to find out more about Data Rollover.

Data free messaging on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Twitter

To save your monthly data allowance for other fun stuff, you can use messaging on certain social media apps without eating into the data on your new 4G plan.

Use either WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or Twitter to message and share pictures or videos with your nearest and dearest, even if they’re abroad.

There’s no catch and nothing extra to pay. Data-free messaging on these apps come with your new 4G plan as standard.

See Data-free messaging on Virgin Mobile for more information.

You'll need a few things before you can get started with 4G:

4G phone or device

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4G SIM and tariff ​

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4G coverage

Click here to see the coverage in your area.

If you are an existing Virgin Mobile customer and would like to add 4G you can do this online through Your Account.

For further assistance check out our handy 4G FAQs.

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