Virgin Mobile Announces New Unlimited Plan / Plan to buy Helio?

Virgin Mobile has announced a new unlimited plan for their customers. The prices for unlimited talk time is $79.99 and is first for a prepaid wireless provider. And for $10 dollars more, customers can get unlimited texting with the plan also. This is plan is one of the lowest out of the major post paid networks offering unlimited talk and text, the lowest amongst the prepaid carrier being Cricket and MetroPCS offering plans starting at $45 for unlimited local and nation wide talk time.

Also other Virgin Mobile news, Virgin is in talks with Helio, the maker of the Ocean, to take over the MVNO. No official announcement has been made as of yet, but the merger will include Helio’s post paid services and migration of subscribers.