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Strangest Commercial Ever Offers T-Mobile Customers $100 Credit To Switch To Virgin Mobile

Hello again Virgin Mobile and thank you very much for the creepiest commercials ever. Seriously, Virgin’s second commercial in two years aimed directly at stealing T-Mobile customers is perhaps the oddest commercial I’ve seen in recent wireless industry history. A brain jumping on a chair is somehow appealing and makes me want to switch carriers, riiiiiight. I’m usually pretty critical of T-Mobile’s marketing but at least I don’t cringe when I … [read full article]

T-Mobile Set To Launch/Partner/Support New Prepaid Brand GoSmart Mobile

Say hello to GoSmart Mobile, a brand new ______ operated and trademark licensed to T-Mobile USA. I’ve intentionally left a blank space in the sentence before because I’m honestly not sure what this is… It’s not an MVNO in the traditional sense. It’s a prepaid carrier, that much looks clear, and ownership records tell us that Deutsche Telekom used a “Corporation Service Company” to trademark the name in the US. So, we know … [read full article]

Virgin Mobile Takes On T-Mobile’s Carly Ads, AT&T Customer Service

Looks like Virgin Mobile is joining the ranks of Cricket in poking fun at T-Mobile’s AT&T takeover with a new ad campaign that emphasizes Virgin’s “cheaper than T-Mobile” pricing. In this television spot called “party,” Virgin’s ridiculous attempt to poke fun at the Spencer and Heidi “The Hills” phenomenon includes a white set with an imitation Carly spokeswoman in the ever so familiar pink dress. With a “spin” on the white background Virgin Mobile attempts to … [read full article]