Virgin Mobile Australia, a subsidiary of the country’s second-largest cellco by subscribers Optus, is now offering 4G services to prepaid customers via its parent company’s network, ZDNet reports. Customers signed up to the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) are now able to access Optus’ 4G 1800MHz Frequency Division LTE (FD-LTE) network and its 2300MHz Time Division LTE (TD-LTE) network, it is understood. In order to benefit from the enhanced speeds offered by the 4G infrastructure Virgin Mobile customers will need to opt in by contacting the provider. Previously, the virtual operator began providing 4G access to its post-paid subscribers back in April 2012.
Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.
Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Browse Past Issues
Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.
Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.
CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:
- International carriers
- Wholesale service providers
- Equipment and software vendors
- Telecom investors